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Lead Prepress Specialist

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Southeastern
Always Outshine
Do you have an unparalleled eye for good design and detail? Do you get a real charge out of making a client's vision a reality? Then bring your broad technical knowledge and innovation to Southeastern, where we need a forward-thinking and motivated prepress specialist.
A successful candidate will have a strong knowledge of all aspects of the printing process, from design layout and prepress to printing and finishing. Must be proficient with all prepress related software, and a need to constantly improve your personal knowledge of these technologies. You must be able to work independently, but more impotantly, as part of a team. You will be working closely with not only Prepress, but Client Services, Sales and directly with clients. Background in graphic and web design a real plus.
Requirements:
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of all Adobe Creative Suite Standard applications, and Microsoft Office
Knowledge of prepress requirements for quality printing (i.e. color space, resolution & bleed)
Knowledge of the print manufacturing process
Must be able to explain complex printing processes and prepress issues in everyday language to clients and sales staff
Must be flexible and a quick learner
Must be self-motivated, with ability to process a high quantity of work with little direct supervision in a fast-paced environment
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Not deal-breakers, but may give you an edge:
Experience with digital printing process, including preparing files for variable-data printing
Experience with Kodak Prinergy Connect with Rules-Based Automation
Knowledge of Kodak InSite Prepress Portal
Experience with image color correction and manipulation
Proficiency in graphic and web design
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of QuarkXPress

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