Prepress Operator – Cypress, CA - D'Andrea Visual Communications
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    Call us at 1400 389

Prepress Operator – Cypress, CA

Job Description:

D’Andrea Visual Communications (DVC) is a growing, multi-faceted, printing company located in Cypress, CA.  We are currently seeking an experienced Prepress Operator to join our team. The primary job function of the Prepress Operator is preparing customer supplied files for RIPing and output to proofs and plates.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat to create PDF’s for RIPing via Kodak Prinergy.
  • Adjusting files as needed including color correction, page manipulation and type corrections.
  • Outputting and assembling color and blueline proofs for customer approval.
  • Troubleshooting RIP issues by adjusting PDF creation settings, RIP settings or working with Kodak support.
  • Loading, outputting and checking printing plates prior to releasing to press department.
  • Ordering prepress supplies and consumables, tracking inventory and maintaining safe inventory levels.
  • Participating in the continuous improvement of the prepress department.
  • Following department procedures to ensure files are prepped correctly with zero defects.
  • When slow, cross-training in, and helping support, other departments throughout the company.

Requirements for this position include:

  • At least five years’ experience as a prepress operator working with Adobe CC and Prinergy.
  • Strong working knowledge of imposition software such as Preps or Metrix.
  • Understanding of book pagination and common binding types.
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language at a 10th grade level.
  • Must have excellent color vision and be able to pass a color vision test.
  • Ability to work under pressure while adhering to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Knowledge of basic measuring devices such as ruler, tape measure and scale.
  • Proficiency RIPing files and troubleshooting RIPing errors.

This is a full-time, day shift position. DVC offers paid time off; paid holidays; medical, vision and dental benefits; 401k with company match as well as competitive compensation for the right candidate.

Thank you for your interest in joining our fantastic team of brilliant people. We look forward to hearing from you.

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