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Prepress Technician

Racine, WI 53406

Posted: 07/02/2024 Job Number: 737907 Pay Rate: 20.00 Industry: Consumer

Job Description

Position Title: Prepress Technician

Wage: $20.00 per hour

Shift: 1st

Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm 

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Prepress Technician to join a dynamic team in Racine, WI. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with Mac computers, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, CMYK workflows, large format digital printers, large format cutters, and digital print RIP software. The Prepress Technician will be responsible for electronically preparing art, images, text, and copy layouts for print production that meet client specifications. The role also involves communicating clearly with the production team with a high degree of attention to detail. The work requires performing repetitive tasks and perfecting client images within tight deadlines.

Prepress Technician Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Electronically prepare art, images, text, and copy layouts for print production that meet client specifications.
- Operate computer-specific software programs, manipulating files to meet color, size, and layout requirements for digital production from output through finishing.
- Ensure files are print-ready and meet client specifications for the desired end product.
- Utilize Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to edit and manipulate images and graphics as required.
- Manage and maintain color accuracy using CMYK workflows and ensure consistent color reproduction across various print materials.
- Use digital print RIP software to process files and manage print queues.
- Collaborate with the production team to optimize workflow and improve efficiency.
- Maintain a clean and organized work environment, adhering to safety protocols.
- Communicate clearly with clients, sales, and production team with a high degree of attention to detail.
- Perform repetitive tasks and perfect client images within tight deadlines.

Prepress Technician Requirements:
- Proven experience as a Prepress Technician or similar role in the printing industry.
- Proficiency in using Mac computers and related software.
- Advanced skills in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
- Strong understanding of CMYK color workflows and color management.
- Familiarity with digital print RIP software
- Excellent attention to detail and ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines.
- Good communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment.
- A degree or certification in Graphic Design, Printing Technology, or a related field is preferred.

racine@qpsemployment.com

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About us:
QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment.

Why Work with QPS?
-Access to sought-after positions with leading employers
-Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process

Job Requirements

Mac Computers, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, CMYK Workflow, Large format digital printers, Large format cutters, digital print RIP software
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