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Prep Specialist

  • ID: 468499
  • Posted: 7/30/2020
  • Location: Montgomeryville, PA
  • Category: LI - Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Temp to Direct
  • Duration: Contract to Direct


Acara Solutions is hiring a Prep Specialist in Montgomeryville, PA. This position is onsite.
Schedule: Monday-Friday/Day Shift
  • To provide proofs that comply with customer requirements.
  • Download files from the internet, Wamnet or CD, evaluate the artwork for conformity to the company printing process, modify traps and bleeds to ensure printability, and get proofing instructions from PDM.
  • Develop the printing sequence from customer-supplied artwork.
  • Create paper/electronic proofs for customer approval and update PDM.
  • Typeset artwork.
  • Perform daily backup of electronic data
  • Operate the computer-to-plate (CTP) machine as needed.
  • Recreate customer-supplied art to make it usable.
  • Modify files for color (color correction).
  • Save production artwork and return it to the customer.
  • Make link files for production.
  • Interface with customers and artists to resolve artwork issues as needed.
Work Environment:  Office environment within a production facility
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • 2 years of experience in prepress required 
  • 2 years of experience in printing (both litho and screen printing) preferred
  • Proficient in Quark, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Proficient in Mac
  • Full understanding of traps and spreads
  • Ability to develop printing sequences
  • Must be able to spend most of the workday focusing on a computer screen and utilizing a keyboard
  • Must be able to distinguish colors across the full color spectrum

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Graphics/Art school

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron?s strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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