Prepress Operator 1*

  • Company: R R Donnelley
  • Location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois
  • Posted: December 21, 2016
  • Reference ID: 205756
  • Review electronic files (PDFs, Quark, InDesign, Illustrator) that are received from clients and check them for thoroughness and completeness in advance of the proofing process. 
  • Identify missing or problematic components and communicate them to the CSR, customer and production personnel.
  • Perform quality control checks on proofs produced by the department prior to distribution to the CSR’s.
  • Verify imaging signoff files produced on press match proofs supplied by data services.
  • Be able to use standard applications (Quark, Adobe Creative Suite) to assemble files per press layout, make alterations including basic color corrections and process using Prinergy.
  • Create Preps templates per the press layout for proofing and plating including all necessary press marks.
  • Output and trim content proofs, color proofs and PDFs for customer approval.
  • Work directly with CSR, customer, and production personnel as necessary to work out any problems with the job. 
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing any information needed to efficiently complete the job.
  • Perform quality control checks of plates. 
  • May operate CTP plate making equipment and plate punching equipment to prepare plates for press. 
  • Perform routine maintenance of Prepress equipment including plate processors.
  • Perform all duties with safety as the highest priority.

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