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Prepress Technician

T Enterprises Inc., dba 1Vision

1Vision has one vision: to enable our customers to refine and streamline their communications worldwide with industry-leading expertise and efficiency with data-driven solutions, online marketing portals, state-of-the-art print production, warehouse, and fulfillment.

Why Work Here? “Forward Thinking – Pursue growth, learning and fun.” At 1Vision, our people are our most important asset. We pride ourselves on our industry-leading team and are always looking for amazing talent!

Position Location: Houston, Texas

Hourly rate: $25-$32/ hour, DOE

Shift: 2nd Shift

Hours: 2pm-10pm M-F

/ Job Summary:

Prepare customer supplied electronic files for output using software on the Macintosh and Windows OS platforms. Maintain equipment within the department. Our ideal candidate will be an energetic go-getter who excels in a fast-paced environment, and is seeking an opportunity to learn, develop, and advance within the company.

/ Tasks:

  • Read work orders as well as all notes and instructions (customer notes, digital paperwork, etc.).
  • Check document size and margins, colors, and extend bleeds as necessary.
  • Verify that fonts are working properly/troubleshoot when necessary.
  • Verify that graphics and images process correctly/troubleshoot when necessary.
  • Make the necessary adjustments for the document to Refine/RIP correctly.
  • Process files through Prinergy. Adjust trap as needed.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of files that error throughout the workflow.
  • Work directly with CSR, Preflight, Job Planner etc. to resolve issues/problems.
  • Maintain all equipment related to department

/ Skills required:

  • Working knowledge of the Macintosh and Windows operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of the following software:
  1. Adobe Creative Suite

  2. Enfocus PitStop

  3. MS Excel

  4. MS Publisher

  5. MS Word

  6. Prinergy

  7. Prinergy InSite

  8. Metrics

  9. Preps

  10. Stuff-It

  • Working knowledge of font handling and troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of digital workflow and trapping
  • Working knowledge of bindery and press specifications and mail specifications (drill allowance, margins, bleeds etc.).
  • Working knowledge of PDF creation.
  • Understanding of printing process.

/ Responsibilities:

  • Maintain digital paperwork.
  • Identify when pre/post proof alteration forms are necessary.
  • Review report and prepress schedule daily for job priority.
  • Utilize error logbooks for all equipment.
  • Troubleshoot problems on the MAC/PC/DFE(Digital Front End)
  • General sweeping and cleaning of respective work area and department.
  • Perform/maintain prepress equipment.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

/ Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Macintosh and Windows operating systems
  • Familiarity of page layout, image manipulation, drawing and PDF handling software.
  • Previous experience or education in Graphic Arts.
  • Demonstrate good attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate good judgement regarding positioning requirements.
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Be able to read a ruler and convert fractions to decimals.
  • Work effectively without direct supervision.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to understand new concepts.
  • Work overtime as needed.

/ Benefits:

  • 401(k) with 15% company match on employee contribution after vesting
  • Medical & Dental insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays

Offer of employment contingent on successful completion of our pre-employment screening process. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

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