Department of Administrative Services-501 S. 14th St.-Lincoln, Nebraska
Work Schedule: M-F 8-5
This is a temporary, full time position that is tentatively scheduled to last from date of hire until 2/13/2019.
Examples of Work
Receives submitted job files and requisitions and determines what prepress actions need to be taken to prepare files for printing. Can include original design, layout, formatting files to a pdf, proofreading, preflighting, color correction, imposition and general troubleshooting of files as needed. Consults with customers and Print Shop staff and revises files to meet technical specifications of presses and digital printers. Create and submit proofs to customers. Prepare press ready mockups samples for the press and finishing areas. Create and/or modify existing imposition templates. Produce polyester and metal plates. Operate and maintain digital platemaking equipment, proofers, and color printers. Can include changing toner and paper, mixing chemicals, making adjustments and minor repairs. Save and store files electronically. Calculate material and labor costs and enter data into billing sheets. Maintain inventory and supplies.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Education, training and/or experience in graphic design, layout, prepress functions
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of pc and mac desktop computers. Knowledge of various phases of the printing process, including graphic design techniques, color management, color separations, trapping, page layout, plate making, printing and finishing. Knowledge and skills in using desktop publishing software, including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, Quark, Extensis Suitcase, Enfocus Pitstop, and Preps Imposition. Basic math skills. Knowledge of digital workflow software, including Apogee and Mitsubishi SmartTools. Ability to create/edit graphics, enhance/manipulate photographs. Attention to details and proofreading. Perform under pressure of production deadlines. Good communication and organizational skills.
Temporary employees must meet certain eligibility rules to take advantage of health benefits.
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1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508
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