Hiring a talented Prepress Technician

08/12/21 | Published By Angela Campbell

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About us

MITCHELL SINCE 1928 has grown into a print marketing company with a rich history in print craft, combined with industry-leading technology and sustainability practices. Today, we provide a host of complimentary production and strategic services that organize and harness brand messages to help our clients excel in business and lead in their respective markets.

MITCHELL SINCE 1928 is looking for an experienced Prepress Technician to join our team.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

— 5+ yrs working experience in a printing environment

— Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of accuracy

— Understanding of the printing process for Web and Sheetfed printing

— Proficiency with Kodak Prinergy and InSite workflows,

— Kodak Rules-Based Automation skills and knowledge

— Excellence utilizing Adobe CC (InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat) and Enfocus PitStop

— Image manipulation and colour correction using Adobe Photoshop

— Create press-ready files using various PDF Export options to accommodate manufacturing paths

— Knowledge and understanding of paper and how it affects printed product

— Knowledge of Colour Management in a printing environment

— Strong conceptual thinking and ability to multitask as required

— Collaborate with a team and also work autonomously

— Good computer skills using both Mac and PC environments

— Variable Data experience a plus

— Experience with HTML and CSS a plus

Candidates will have the following responsibilities:

— Preflight, edit, and impose files for output on all devices

— Output soft-proofs and hard-proofs as required

— Respond to technical questions and issues raised by internal and external customers

— Build and modify products and dielines for customers using Adobe CC

— Verify, create and apply Variable Data Printing to customer products

— Maintains documentation, files, workflows, digital archives in a systematic and highly organized manner

— Monitors output for quality; raises issues and deficiencies as required

— Ability to create visually appealing mock-ups

— Support a healthy and safe work environment by following all workplace regulations, policies

— Help others with tasks as required and share knowledge to build greater strength among the Team

— Participate in the development of process and workflow improvements

— Responsible for other duties as required

The successful individual must be well organized, have strong communication skills, and have the desire to work with an excellent team of individuals.

This union position is based on a 36-hour workweek. Shift work may be required. The Digital Prepress Operator rate is $33.92 per hour. The afternoon shift premium adds 7.5% for an afternoon shift.

MITCHELL SINCE 1928 is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to inclusiveness, equality, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We would like to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If an applicant qualifies for other available positions, they may still be contacted.

Reference ID: Prepress Technician

Expected start date: 2021-08-30

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $33.92 per hour

Additional pay:

  • Overtime pay


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Overtime

COVID-19 considerations:
Mitchell Since 1928 follows all provincial health recommendations for the safety and security of our team.

Work remotely:

  • No

Apply today by email: [email protected]

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