Prepress Technician


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Silicon Valley, CA - (USA) 2880 Zanker Road Suite 101 CA San Jose , CA 95134

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Manpower is currently hiring a Prepress Technician for a printing company in Fremont, CA. Please review the below Responsibilities and Requirements for this position. If interested, please apply now:

The Prepress Technician sets the foundation for successful printing production. They collaborate with both the staff and customers to prepare the artwork files for production. They ensure that the proper format, appearance, layout of text and images is set before the full print run is completed for brochures, packaging materials, labels and other printed goods. They take the print or electronic files and scans or imports it into software. They, then, are responsible for making color, text, and digital image corrections, if needed. They will scale images, adjust fonts (if needed). They set up printing presses to produce the electronic proofs.

Technical Competencies:

*Proficient use of advanced graphic design files including scanning files

*Be an expert in creating/editing graphics

*Proficiently be able to enhance/manipulate photographs

*Effectively be able to use color management skills

*Typography and page layout knowledge

*Knowledge of professional design theory

*Advanced internal and external customer service skills

*Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities

*Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the company and customer jobs

*Effectively able to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions

*Exceptional time management skills

*Ability to listen and communicate up and down the organization

*Superior use of safety rules

Materials and Equipment Operations Competencies:

*Advanced knowledge of personal computers and peripherals

*Advanced knowledge with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Outlook

*Operational knowledge of color laser and large format printers

*Operational knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Pit Stop Professional, and Adobe Design

*Operational knowledge of bindery