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Pre-press worker


The pre-press technician carries out precise, high-quality printing activities, such as the copying of microfilm and the reproduction of graphic art material. This worker must be an expert in the use of editing software and graphic art processes.


  • Control the photographic processing equipment, irons or photolithographs for single-colour or multi-colour proofs.
  • Prepare and work with basic bookbinding equipment to cut, raise, staple or bind a graphic product.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the machinery and printing equipment, which is why this professional must be very familiar with these tools.
  • Analyse colour proofs related to dots and density.
  • Manually prepare Pantone colours by mixing dyes or pigments.
  • Review mock-ups and the work plan in order to determine the type and style of the typesetting.
  • Control the densities and strips of colour through the use of density meters.
  • Print, using a photolithograph, or create prior proofs on photographic paper using a computer.
  • Scan master copies with an optical scanner in order to digitise images.
  • Work with filmsetting and electronic layout programmes in order to enter and modify text formats, etc.

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