Spokesman Review

Spokane , WA
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Prepress Technician

Spokesman Review
Spokane, WA Full-time
Posted on November 2, 2019

The Spokesman-Review is seeking a full-time, Prepress Technician. This position serves to process and prepare photos, advertisements, printing files, and plates in a production environment, for both commercial and newspaper offset web and digital presses.

Job Requirements: Proficient in the full Adobe Creative Suite and Pitstop Pro. Ability to self-train on new software programs using electronic, web, and written forms. Able to work independently, while communicating and working directly with internal customers and staff. Ability to work well under deadline pressure in a 24/7 Production Facility.

Flexible schedule, design, billing, quoting and mailing experience a plus. 40 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday to start.

Other duties:

  • Provide prepress technical assistance and support to advertisers and agencies.
  • Provide advertising services support, which includes creation and pagination of all classified sections.
  • Support an internal sheet fed 2-color press and digital press with file preparation and output of files for small commercial jobs and in-house projects.
  • Staff and support the plateroom during all press runs. Supply the press with all prepared plates and dummy plates for press runs.

Wage Depending on experience.

This position offers a full suite of benefits including: medical, dental, life insurance, EAP, LTD, paid vacation, holidays and sick time, a matching 401(k) program and more!