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Prepress Technician

Company: Strategic Factory
Location: Owings Mills
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:



Position Summary

While working as a Prepress Technician, you will be tasked with fulfilling duties and performing tasks related to identifying job sheet errors, producing proofing sheets and preparing artwork to be printed. The person in this position assists with the Prepress department by ensuring all print jobs are accurate and maintain internal quality control standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare artwork and database files for offset and digital printing
  • Determine page layout by accounting for folds, trims, bleeds, gripper, and adding color bars as needed
  • Identify job sheet errors and communicate with multiple departments on how to resolve errors
  • Produce a proofing sheet and replica file for multiple proofing sessions
  • Manage job times and specifications by inputting them into the ERP system
  • Interact with the Prepress Workflow Automation Software to determine design errors
  • Knowledgeable with Adobe suite and Printing processes
  • Regular, reliable, and punctual attendance
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor's degree preferred in Digital arts or related fields such as Graphic Design
  • Prior experience or training in the Print Industry
  • Formatting and proofing of text and images submitted by both customers and in-house designers into a finished product for production
  • Producing and inspecting plates as needed
  • Liaising with production staff to ensure designed materials will flow smoothly through the production process
  • Rapid turn-around times on a wide variety of design jobs from a large base of clients
  • Excellent Computer Skills
  • Ability to write effective correspondence to customers and coworkers
  • Vision abilities required by this job include being able to see clearly at 20 inches or less, distinguish colors, and adjust focus
  • Mathematical abilities required by this job include reading a ruler, calculating simple costs, and other basic mathematical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Why Work for Strategic Factory?

Financial stability. Start with a competitive base salary and earn promotions based on positive performance and measurable results.

Massive advancement opportunities. Join a rapidly growing company that's poised to double in size in the next three years.

Updated work environment. Have you seen our building? Work alongside skilled professionals in our state-of-the-art facility.

Strategic benefits. Our comprehensive package includes health, dental and vision benefits, 401k with generous matching, paid time off, paid holidays, and other unique benefit options.

Uber-talented team members. Prepare to be inspired as you work alongside the very best and brightest talent the industry has to offer.

Engaging company culture. We may work hard, but we play hard, too! We host a variety of fun, team building activities throughout the year.

Strategic Factory is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Strategic Factory, Baltimore , Prepress Technician, Other , Owings Mills, Maryland

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