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Print Production - Prepress & Preflight

Company: ARC Document Solutions
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


ARC Document Solutions is seeking a successful candidate to fill our vacant Print Production - Prepress & Preflight role in Costa Mesa, CA. The successful candidate receives files from the client to ensure accuracy prior to production. Visit our website at

Responsible for accurate file preparation, including: file manipulation, paneling, font sourcing/substitution,
file identification, placement/replacement, file RIP, color correction and final sizing. Assuring all artwork, photographic files and color call-outs correspond correctly to final work order specifications and client provided proof. Pre-press will foster a spirit of cooperation within all departments and between colleagues to ensure all files are delivered on time and to requested specifications.

You will exceed customer expectations doing these things:

  • Receive and thoroughly read the entire work order before moving forward
  • Open client files in the appropriate software package(s)
  • Confirm all fonts, art, and photographic links are supported in the document
  • Inspect all vector art and photographic images for resolution, color, and proportional sizing
  • Create cut file or white ink layer (if needed) for both print and cut processes
  • Provide digital proof and send to appropriate parties (go to the next step if a hard copy is needed)
  • Verify color call-outs with printed PMS chart/color swatch book or client provided hard copy
  • Open RIP software program, identify printer for final output, and prepare the file (gang files if possible) for best
    output and the least waste based on work order specifications
  • RIP file in accordance to job specifications- materials being used, finishing techniques, ICC profiles, assembly
    and installation processes
  • Deliver work orders, color proofs, and other supportive documents to production
    We expect you to have:

    • High School or Equivalent
    • 2+ years of experience in color reprographics in a professional environment using graphic applications
    • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
    • Pre-flight/ Prepress experience
    • Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and align operations and sales processes to achieve business results
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, resourcefully with minimal oversight
    • Demonstrated experience in developing strong working relationships with internal and external customers
      This is what we have to offer:

      ---Excellent Company support and resources
      ---Excellent Company Reputation because we consistently receive 5- star customer reviews
      ---Competitive early-career pay range of $20 to $25 / hr.
      ---Comprehensive Employee benefits that include full health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as a 401K Plan with company matching
      ---A management team that supports you and want to see you be successful
      ---Culture of caring for our employees

      If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to [email protected] and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line.

      To all recruitment agencies:
      ARC does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our Careers alias or other ARC employees. ARC is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: ARC Document Solutions, Costa Mesa , Print Production - Prepress & Preflight, Professions , Costa Mesa, California

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