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DATE ADDED: Thu 20/09/2018

Pre-Press Technician

Nashville, USA
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COMPANY: R.H. BOYD PUBLISHING

Job Description

Description

Under the direction of the Operations Director, this position will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of prepress pertaining to file management, proof and plate making, as well as operating a Xerox digital press. Candidate must be comfortable multitasking and taking ownership of the department, processes and productivity.

Responsibilities

  • Scan or upload print and electronic files
  • Make color, text, and digital image corrections
  • Ensure proper format, appearance, and layout of text and images before publication
  • Produce plates and electronic proofs
  • Produce PDF’s for upload to outside vendors
  • Operate digital press
  • Operate cutter and shrink wrap devices
  • Provide written status reports for meetings as requested
  • Assist in pressroom/bindery/shipping as needed
  • Ensure cleanliness and safety of department
  • Inventory
  • Other tasks/duties as assigned

Required Skills and Education

  • Expert level in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat Pro
  • Expertise in Fuji XMF software
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite
  • Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Operate both Mac and PC platforms
  • The ability to communicate clearly, both orally and written
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Digital press, Proofing and Platemaking
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Digital press operation - Xerox Versant 2100 a plus
  • 5 years’ of experience in Printing
  • Knowledge of basic printing principals and how books are manufactured. Saddle vs Perfect, layouts, lap etc.
  • Associates degree, Bachelor’s preferred
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Job requires lifting up to 60 pounds, bending and twisting motions

Company Description
A global Name in Publishing For Over 100 years


Role: Pre-press Technician
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Location: Nashville,

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