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Commercial printer of coloring and activity books

Craftline Graphics is a coloring book / puzzle book printer looking for a full time, quality conscious, detailed oriented, self-motivated, reliable, team player to work as an Electronic Prepress Technician (Layout only – non creative). We are an equal opportunity employer.

Hourly Rate: Up to $19.50

Hours: 1st shift – 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon-Fri

Reports to: Prepress Manager

Essential Duties:

Review electronic files that are received from clients and check them for thoroughness and completeness in advance of the plate making process. Using electronic page layout software manipulates the format of the print job to the dimensions of the paper. Determine page layout, accounting for folds, trims, bleeds and gripper, and add crop marks and color bars as necessary. Identify missing or problematic components and communicate them to the CSR, customer and production personnel. Work directly with CSR, customer, and production personnel as necessary to work out any problems with the job. Load customer supplied electronic files for output, onto the Printergy server in prepress for the manufacturing process. May prepare color proofs for customer review. Imposes images and operates CTP plate making equipment and bending/tabbing equipment to prepare plates for press. Perform quality checks on finished plates before releasing to manufacturing.


  • Must know Indesign and Illustrator software programs
  • Pre-flight customer files.
  • Make file corrections as requested.
  • Read and understand job tickets. Complete necessary job paperwork.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor, prepress operators, press operators, CSR’s, scheduling, and co-workers.
  • Clean and maintain work area.
  • Keep files organized
  • Must be detail oriented


1 year prepress experience and vocation/ technical degree preferred


Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance after 30 days; 401K after 1 year; two weeks paid vacation after 1 year; eight paid holidays

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