Job Title:
Prepress Technician
Company:
Lowe-Martin
Location:
Ottawa
Date Posted:
September 03, 2019
Description:
POSITION: Prepress Technician

LOCATION: Ottawa

POSTING DATE: September 3, 2019



POSITION SUMMARY:

• Follow workflow instructions, purchase order specs and planning requirements for each job

• Electronic file preparation including, inputting, formatting, image editing, colour corrections imposition and file manipulation for output of jobs to colour proofs and plates.

• Check output for quality and conformity of job specs and colour reproduction accuracy

• Maintain daily detailed production and billing notes

• Daily, weekly, monthly maintenance of workstation and processors



EXPERIENCE

• Minimum 5 years experience in medium to large print environment

• Proficiency in all Mac OSX and Windows software required for the file prep and output including but not limited to: Adobe Creative Cloud, PitStop, QuarkXpress and MS Office Suite

• Experienced with Xerox Rips, Job tickets, Heidelberg Prinect, PDF workflow, imposition software and CTP



SKILLS / ABILITY:

• Able to follow directions clearly, while work well independently and in a team

• Constant commitment to quality and strict deadlines

• Repeatedly demonstrate dependability and flexibility

• Excellent troubleshooting, problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills

• Ability and willingness and to help co-workers with problem solving

• Sense of urgency and able to work under pressure

• Self-starter and able to learn new software quickly

• Good communication skills, able to explain job and deadline issues

• Highly organized, detail oriented and quality consciousness, are essential

• Strong numerical and math skills required

• Customer Service oriented



KNOWLEDGE / EDUCATION:

• Post secondary school diploma or equivalent

• Two or three year certificate from a Print Tech or similar program at a College level

• Superior skills in Acrobat, PitStop and imposition software

• Knowledge of PDF rip hardware and software

• Thorough knowledge of the major desktop publishing applications on both platforms



Applicants who meet the requirements outlined in the statement of qualifications must submit their resume outlining their qualifications in relation to the advertised position. Email maria.palma@lmgroup.com or visit our website to complete an on-line application and to view other job postings available http://www.lmgroup.com/.



The Lowe-Martin Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Let us know how we can accommodate you to participate in the recruitment process.
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