Typesetter Resume Samples

A Typesetter is a graphic design professional who lays out text for printing and publishing. The job description entails formatting, styling, and arranging texts and illustrations for publications. The daily duties relating to this role are listed on the Typesetter Resume as – using letterpress with movable type for small-run editions; keyboarding, transcribing, and importing blocks of text into page layout software; and viewing the text before printing.

The nature of the job demands the following skills – the ability to operate machinery for various types of printed documents – font adjustment, paper size and weight; strong visual aesthetic; the ability to justify space and lines; good editing skills, and the potential to spot errors and punctuation mistakes. Formal education is not mandatory for this role, however, strong technical skills; and work experience are needed. Familiarity with wood, metal, and linotype plates and knowledge of typography is useful.

Typesetter Resume example

Typesetter Resume

Summary : Over 20 years experience in the Typesetter industry using leadership, good communication skills and demonstrating a quality work ethic. Ability to multi-task, working independently or within a group setting.

Skills : MS Office, Eye Detection, Attention to Detail.

Description :

    1. Typeset and formated copy from multiple Macintosh & PC computers.
    2. Logged jobs in/out of the company based program used to track jobs and show their status throughout the production process.
    3. Solved problems that may occur while using the equipment/programs.
    4. Maintained the equipment to ensure proper working order.
    5. Utilized a Novell File Server to work on files located in specific folder structures.
    6. Used Quark Xpress, PageMaker, Illustrator, Freehand, Photoshop and In-Design.
    7. Created art for digital and offset printing Gang jobs. Prepared computer files for plating.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED


Typesetter Resume

Headline : Seeking a Typesetter position with a variety of responsibilities for a stable, progressive company. looking for an opportunity to advancement based upon performance, achievements, and ambitions, including a full range of benefits.

Skills : Graphics Design, Typing speed is 80-90 wpm with 95-99% accuracy. Filing, 10-key, Math and Analytical , Strong Organizational Abilities, Well Versed, Computer Applications .

Description :

    1. Worked in mailroom collating monthly mailers, posting mail, and other various bindery duties.
    2. Promoted to Billing Clerk after six months of employment, matching invoices, packing slip and purchase orders for services and processing for payment.
    3. Wrote up purchase orders and job tickets.
    4. Used of ten-key calculating totals.
    5. Promoted to Typesetter in October 1986.
    6. Entered information into Varityper 20/20 system according to mark-up for catalogs, newsletters, monthly flyers, tabloids, and other miscellaneous printing needs.
    7. Processed finished material for paste-up.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Typesetter Resume

Headline : An accomplished, knowledgeable professional, experienced in effective communication with both written and graphic skills. Able to learn new technology quickly, help technical and non-technical readers understand complex ideas, and write/illustrate a 12-page monthly newsletter, articles and marketing materials.

Skills : Software Development, Typesetter, Theater Lighting, Stagehand, Stage Manager.

Description :

    1. Skilled in setting mathematical equations, high-end pagination, and tabular materials.
    2. Wrote translation tables for converting Wang, ASCII text, and other file formats into the Compugraphic format.
    3. Edited and corrected pages, used black lining software for proofreading also Adobe Acrobat for comparing documents.
    4. Updated mountain, bar, and line charts using Adobe Illustrator and converting files using Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Acrobat.
    5. Designed and/or checked 700-1,000 personalized devotional covers printed quarterly Checked overprint proofs for print layout and template alignment.
    6. Generated new layout reference pages as well as updated the electronic style sheet reference library.
    7. Worked at volume, group, and file levels.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Typesetter Resume

Objective : Typesetter with 2 years of experience in Repressing department typesetter of printing company. and also experience in Typeset business cards, brochures, booklets Install updated programs on the computers Process customer disk, and proof read printed material.

Skills : Adobe Creative Suite, Quark XPress, Sublime Text, GitHub, HTML, CSS, JQuery, Javascript, Bootstraps Framework, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Created page layouts for Variety Puzzles and Word Seek Magazines, working within design specifications for each magazine.
    2. Constructed puzzles as requested by editors.
    3. Extracted puzzle elements for new page design.
    4. Reformatted files for the new archival system.
    5. Maintained instructions for the department's e-publishing procedures. 
    6. Used of floppy disks running monthly backups. 
    7. Assisted bindery with folding, padding, numbering, cutting, and shipment of products.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Typesetter Resume

Objective : To secure a Typesetter position that offers challenge and opportunity for my career development and at the same time serve the company to the best of my capabilities. I would like to gain new skills while utilizing my current area of expertise and employee satisfaction services within a positive team environment.

Skills : Iv Certified, Medication Administration, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Managed client proposals from typesetting through to design, print, and production.
    2. Worked with clients, briefing and advising them with regard to design style, format, print production, and timescales.
    3. Developed concepts, graphics, and layouts for product illustrations and company logos.
    4. Determined size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and font style and size.
    5. Prepared rough drafts of material.
    6. Reviewed final layouts and suggesting improvements if required.
    7. Printed the final product on copy machine or press.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Typesetter Resume

Headline : Seeking a Typesetter profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Indesign, Quark, Photoshop, Illustrator, Word, Pagemaker,.

Description :

    1. Partnered with the order entry team to process customized lines/year of total business.
    2. Responded to 150+ customer inquiries per day for a $20+m customized and boxed stationery business.
    3. Received positive customer feedback for thoughtful attentiveness in expediting a rush order of Sympathy cards.
    4. Developed specialty in creative artwork and providing customers with unique options to meet their needs.
    5. Operated independently and took the initiative to resolve problems quickly and efficiently.
    6. Applied creative artistry to the product while following strict type requirements.
    7. Utilized grace and tact in addressing interruptions to process rush orders, product changes, or special projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Typesetter Resume

Objective : As a Typesetter, responsible for importing various format documents into standing templates be knowledgeable in the use of content layout hardware and software. Experience in Using/applying company style grammar, reading proofreader marks, etc,.

Skills : Typesetting, Lettering, Proofreading, Adobe Creative Suite, Organization, Attention To Detail.

Description :

    1. Created spreadsheets on excel to produce mass mailings.
    2. Able to be professional on the job and courteous to customers.
    3. Operated numerous machines to assist in printing orders, Digital Photographer, secondary receptionist, and front desk assistance duties, website.
    4. Read proof sheets aloud, calling out punctuation marks and spelling unusual words and proper names.
    5. Responsible for the output of thousands of pages to PDF, to be delivered to the printer in a timely manner.
    6. Managed production of desktop publishing (DTP) projects using InDesign, Quark, and other desktop publishing applications on MAC and PC
    7. Coordinated and communicated with other DTP Specialists, Project Managers, and other production team members, in various offices and time zones, to ensure project deadlines are met.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      Associates In Science

      Typesetter Resume

      Objective : Accomplished, energetic, motivational leader with excellent research, time management and problem solving skills. Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and consistently meet deadlines. 

      Skills : Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Quarkxpress, Adobe Creative Suite.

      Description :

        1. Corrected or recorded omissions, errors, or inconsistencies found in the newspaper.
        2. Marked copy to indicate and correct errors in type, arrangement, grammar, punctuation, or spelling using standard printers' marks.
        3. Read corrected copies or proofs in order to ensure that all corrections have been made.
        4. Compared information or figures on one record against the same data on other records or with an original copy to detect errors.
        5. Consulted reference books or secure aid of readers to check references with rules of grammar and composition.
        6. Routed proofs with marked corrections to authors, editors, typists, or typesetters for correction and/or reprinting.
        7. Measured dimensions, spacing, and positioning of page elements (copy and illustrations) in order to verify conformance to specifications, using the printer's ruler.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      GED

      Typesetter Resume

      Headline : Typesetter with Ability to learn new procedures and equipment quickly in order to handle more complex repairs. Dependable, handling a large volume of work in a fast paced environment. Ensuring timely repairs and customer satisfaction. Works well independently with minimal supervision.

      Skills : Adobe Creative Suite, Print Production, Page Layout.

      Description :

        1. Helped in the publication of a wide variety of financial documents that conformed, to strict regulatory specifications, mandated by the SEC and various international governing agencies.
        2. Complied regulations, which required specialized knowledge and expertise, and the ability to incorporate regulatory changes as they are mandated.
        3. Worked with companies that were charged with the commission of transaction and regulatory compliance filing activities.
        4. Performed document composition, editing, and filing service from printing and distribution of the finished products.
        5. Converted and prepared documents for eventual SEC filing and/or printing and distribution.
        6. Designed with Corel Program and production of seals, stamps, inspection stamps, embossers, nameplates, etc.
        7. Created article headlines and charts for a national newspaper.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      High School Diploma

      Typesetter Resume

      Headline : Typesetter with 2 years of experience in Publishing Production Professional with extensive experience in all facets of production from manuscript to bound book. Projects include K-12 textbooks, downloadables and eBooks.

      Skills : Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, 55wpm.

      Description :

        1. Checked, completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation; formatting errors.
        2. Typed correspondence, reports, text, and other written material from rough drafts, corrected copies, voice recording, and dictation using computer, word processor, and or typewriter.
        3. Adjusted settings for the format, page layout, line spacing, and other style requirements.
        4. Transmitted printing work electronically to other locations.
        5. Operated Thermograph Printer Organized and assembled printed material for distribution.
        6. Performed complicated typesetting for textbooks using Quark Xpress and Indesign.
        7. Maintained strict adherence to customers' specifications and quality control.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Diploma