DIGITAL PREPRESS/OPERATOR

LOCATION: Columbia, SC

JOB TYPE: Full time

POSITION SUMMARY: Sun Solutions is seeking a digital prepress/operator to effectively utilize software to manipulate files for printing, operate digital printing equipment and aid in finishing processes.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Determine prepress requirements by reviewing job ticket; studying layout, content, and specifications.
  • Impose files for printing
  • Troubleshoot for color, editing, and retouching. Ensure files meet job specs; make corrections as needed.
  • Prepare soft PDF proofs for customer approval. Prepare mock-ups as requested.
  • Make and track changes as requested to files for fonts, colors, spacing, etc.
  • Occasional design of new layouts and/or files to fulfill customer requests.
  • Willing to learn new skills to improve prepress functions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as Desktop/Mac Operator or in related position REQUIRED
  • Knowledge of digital printing process REQUIRED
  • Knowledge of operation of Heidelberg XL 105 or equivalent digital press PREFERRED
  • Knowledge of graphic design PREFERRED
  • Knowledge of post-press finishing process, i.e. cutting, binding, shrink-wrapping, shipping PREFERRED
  • Intermediate computer skills – Proficiency with Mac OSX and PC operating systems, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel. Experience with mailing and variable data software is a plus.
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task in a busy work atmosphere
  • Sense of urgency in relation to meeting production goals
  • Skill in decision-making and exercise of good judgment
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to understand, remember, and apply/follow written and verbal instructions

*All final applicants may be required to comply and pass all drug and background checks.

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