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PrePress Specialist

Apply Job ID 21034 Date posted Nov. 16, 2021 Location Fort Wayne, Indiana Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

The Color/Image Specialist is responsible for executing advanced page-builds using a variety of software, as well as tasks necessary to perform color corrections, image manipulations and variable data programming.


  • Produce technically sound and content correct files to meet the customer’s expectations and requirements
  • Preflight all supplied files using appropriate software (Quark, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) 
  • Balance color based upon job specifications
  • Perform image manipulations/edits as directed
  • Perform file trapping and final pagination
  • Execute page builds and alterations according to client direction
  • Utilize content management tools for retrieving and referencing images and files 
  • Prepare and print electronic files for various proofing and printing devices

Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis

  • 3+ years of experience as a Macintosh Operator in a prepress environment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Extensive experience using Photoshop, Illustrator, all Adobe software and Page Building applications 
  • Strong knowledge of prepress processes and systems 
  • Understanding of color theory, printing and graphics 
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to complete work accurately in time-sensitive environment 

Additional Company Information 

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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