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DTP/Prepress Operator

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Johannesburg, East Rand
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Type: 5 Months

Job description

  • The primary responsibility to receive, check, create and configure final print-ready files for large-scale digital printing manufacturing.
  • The pre-press operator is the final expert to create accurate files and proofs during production preparation.
  • This role keeps an acute eye on the final measurements, dimensions, quality and accuracy of art files to ensure they are production-ready.
  • You are already familiar with pre-press and industry-standard printing practices.
  • You know the difference between a vector and a raster and you can spot image resolution issues in a heartbeat.
  • Balancing rush jobs with your normal workflow is a breeze and you look for new ways to continuously improve the process.


  • Advanced knowledge of the technical side of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Ability to be flexible for scheduling and work hours
  • A mindset for solutions-focused problem solving using data-driven approaches
  • Demonstrate effective communication techniques with internal staff and customers
  • Able to juggle multiple projects and demands in a high-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Experience in the pre-press printing industry
  • Quality-minded 
  • Demonstrate flexibility to learn other duties and positions within the organisation
  • Capable of taking direction from pre-press manager

Posted on 13 Jun 12:41

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