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PrePress Specialist

Location:
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Salary:
$28 per hour
Posted:
January 27, 2018

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Richard Freda

** ************ ***

Jersey City, New Jersey

201-***-****

ac37u6@r.postjobfree.com

Job Target: Pre-Press Operator/Manager

Work History:

**** ** ******* ******* ***** USA

* Build Indesign & Quark documents to CSR/Client specs

* Prepare files for Print either to NexPress or Heidelberg SpeedMaster

* Work with Variable Data, Preps and Acrobat Pit Stop

* Create PDF files to be either uploaded to the Printer or Client

* Set up & send files for Epson proofing & Posters to Hewlett Packard 5500

* Check calibration, trim, and prepare the proofs for shipping

* Send files to Platemaker & maintenance.

2010 to 2011 TAG NY(Freelance)

* Build Indesign/Illustrator documents to CSR specs

* Prepare files for Ad Release, SWOP, GRACoL, SNAP/Newsprint & PDF/X-1a

* Create PDF files to be either uploaded to the Printer or copied to disk

* Send files to the Epson proofing devices

* QC, Check calibration, trim, and prepare the proofs for shipping 2008 to 2010 Village Print

*Set up and RIP files to the InDigo presses for Digital Printing using Yours Truly or InBooklet.

*Set up, RIP and print files on the Xerox 5000, 4110 and Nuevera.

* Send files for Large Format Poster work to the Hewlett Packard 6100 and Epson GS6000

* Maintain and calibrate the poster machines, trim posters, check and submit to Finishing 2007 to 2008 The Ace Group

* Prepare files for Ad Release

*Create Tiff/Its or PDF files to be either uploaded to the Printer or copied to disk

*Set up and RIP files to the InDigo presses for Digital Printing using Yours Truly or InBooklet

*Send files to the Kodak Approval, DuPont and HP proofing

*Check calibration, trim, and prepare the proofs for shipping

* Send files for Large Format Poster work to the Hewlett Packard 5500

* Maintain and calibrate the poster machines, trim posters, check and submit to Finishing 2015 to Present Strategic Content Imaging

* Build Indesign Documents to CSR/Client specs

* Create PostScript files and RIP as press ready PDF files

* Edit PDF files using PitStop applying proper Actions/Scripts/Edits when needed

* Prepare print with Variable Data/SmartStream applications

* Work on RUSH overnight print files

* Work closely with CSR/Press personnel to help streamline workflow Richard Freda

40 Constitution Way

Jersey City, New Jersey

201-***-****

ac37u6@r.postjobfree.com

Job Target: Pre-Press Operator/Manager

Work History:

2012 to current Service Point USA

* Build Indesign & Quark documents to CSR/Client specs

* Prepare files for Print either to NexPress or Heidelberg SpeedMaster

* Work with Variable Data, Preps and Acrobat Pit Stop

* Create PDF files to be either uploaded to the Printer or Client

* Set up & send files for Epson proofing & Posters to Hewlett Packard 5500

* Check calibration, trim, and prepare the proofs for shipping

* Send files to Platemaker & maintenance.

2010 to 2011 TAG NY(Freelance)

* Build Indesign/Illustrator documents to CSR specs

* Prepare files for Ad Release, SWOP, GRACoL, SNAP/Newsprint & PDF/X-1a

* Create PDF files to be either uploaded to the Printer or copied to disk

* Send files to the Epson proofing devices

* QC, Check calibration, trim, and prepare the proofs for shipping 2008 to 2010 Village Print

*Set up and RIP files to the InDigo presses for Digital Printing using Yours Truly or InBooklet.

*Set up, RIP and print files on the Xerox 5000, 4110 and Nuevera.

* Send files for Large Format Poster work to the Hewlett Packard 6100 and Epson GS6000

* Maintain and calibrate the poster machines, trim posters, check and submit to Finishing 2007 to 2008 The Ace Group

* Prepare files for Ad Release

*Create Tiff/Its or PDF files to be either uploaded to the Printer or copied to disk 2012 to 2014 Service Point USA

2004 to 2007 ColorEdge

* Second shift Manager running the Ad Release Department

* Trained new Mac Operators, worked with CSRs, checked client files to the Publication Spec Sheets

* Create Tiff/Its & PDF files, ran proofs and file submission

* Send files to the NexPress, Indigo and the Lambda Department

* Also responsible for integrating the new Nexus RIP and streamline the workflow process

* Maintain and calibrate the Kodak Approvals

Abilities: * Preflight, RIP, trap and impose digital files for either Film Output, CTP or for Ad Release

* Work on both Macintosh and PC platforms * Able to create layouts for various presses and set up files for Poster Work * Archival and Retrieval of files * Operate vertical and horizontal cameras, flatbed scanning, and color correcting * Operate an Indigo Eprint 1000 digital press * Conventional stripping and composed film * Worked with many different types of proofing systems * Ran a small bindery, ordering stock, cutting, folding and shipping.

Software/Hardware: * QuarkXpress, Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Pagemaker, Freehand, Adobe Acrobat, Yours Truly, InBooklet, Preps, PitStop, Presswise, Impostrip, Trapwise, Kodak Approval, Xerox, Hewlett Packard, NexPress, Rampage, Nexus, Scitex, Archserve, Retrospect, Heidelberg, Agfa and Screen. Education:

2005 Nexus Training Bristol, P.A.

1998 Essex Computers Clifton, N.J.

1995 The School for visual Arts & Pre-Press Sciences Glen Rock, N.J. 1986 Manhattan School of Printing New York,

N.Y.

* Maintain and calibrate the poster machines, trim posters, check and submit to Finishing 2007 to 2008 The Ace Group

* Prepare files for Ad Release

*Create Tiff/Its or PDF files to be either uploaded to the Printer or copied to disk

*Set up and RIP files to the InDigo presses for Digital Printing using Yours Truly or InBooklet

*Send files to the Kodak Approval, DuPont and HP proofing

*Check calibration, trim, and prepare the proofs for shipping

* Send files for Large Format Poster work to the Hewlett Packard 5500

* Maintain and calibrate the poster machines, trim posters, check and submit to Finishing



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