Pre Press

Viki M Winters
Grand Prairie, TX
817-343-6332
Pre Press

Summary of Skills: Relevant experience in printing, terminology and practices. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Quark Xpress, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. Variable Data Processing using InDesign and Smartstream. CTP and layout imposition using Preps and Prinergy, Rampage, Trueflow, ImPo2 and Navigator. Proofing on Epson Pro 9900 and 7900. Plate making on Screen PlateRite and Trendsetter. Wide Format Ricoh Pro L4160 and Epson GS6000. Cannon Image Press C8000VP. Experienced with Kodak Insight and Store Front. Highly motivated self starter. Excellent language and communication skills. Desire to continue to learn and improve.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Business Printing Inc. – Carrollton, TX – 02/05/2018 to 07/23/2018 (business closed)
Pre Press / Graphics – Preflight customer files and create print ready files for offset and digital printing. Variable Data Processing using InDesign. CTP using InPo2 imposition and Navigator RIP. Make plates for offset press. Digital printing on Cannon Image Press C8000VP.

Dimaco – Farmers Branch, TX – 2017 to 2018
Pre Press / Graphics – Preflight customer files and create print ready files for offset and digital printing. Variable Data Processing using InDesign. CTP using Trueflow RIP server. Make plates for offset press. Prepare files and print wide format posters, banners and die cut stickers on Ricoh Pro L4160 and cut on Vinyl Express Q54. Sublimation Printing.

United Group Printing – Farmers Branch, TX – 2016
Pre Press / Graphics – Preflight customer files and create print ready files. Create layouts for HP indigo digital press using HP SmartStream Designer. VDP using InDesign and Smartstream. Create press imposition layouts using Preps and Rampage RIP for Heidleberg, Ryobi and Jet presses. Make plates for press. Proofing with HP Spinjet.

Self Employed – Grand Prairie, TX – 2014 to 2016
Real Estate Sales

Nieman Printing – Dallas, TX – 2004 to 2014
Pre Press Operator – Preflight customer files and create printable PDFs using relative pre press software. Variable Data Processing using InDesign. Create press imposition layouts of PDFs for various web and sheetfed presses using Preps and Prinergy. Proof print ready files. Make plates for various web and sheetfed presses. Set up and maintain Kodak Insite, Store Front. IT maintenance, organize and maintain back up of all files.

Trend Offset Printing – Carrollton, TX – 2003 to 2004
Pre Press Operator – Preflight and postscript customer documents. Make Fuji, Canon, Barco or Spinjet proofs. Impose for web press using Prinergy and Preps Imposition.

Reynolds & Reynolds – Grand Prairie, TX – 2002 to 2003
Typesetting – Layout and typesetting for business forms. Recreate customer logos and art using Illustrator and Corel.

George Rice & Sons – Los Angeles, CA – 2000 to 2001
Pre Press Operator – Preflight and postscript customer documents. Digital proofing with Matchprint or Iris. Impose for printing on web or sheetfed using Preps and Prinergy.

Applied Graphic Technologies – Los Angeles, CA – 1992 to 2000
Pre Press Operator – Preflight and postscript customer documents. Prepped files for printing on Wideboard or Grandjet.
Scitex Assembler operator/trainer.

Graphic Arts Systems – Burbank, CA – 1988 to 1992
Pre Press Operator – Scanned artwork on Scitex Raystar. Assembled layouts on Scitex Assembler.
Awarded the 1990 Employee of the Year Award for outstanding dedication and commitment.

EDUCATION

Scitex School – Chicago, IL – Specialized Scitex Training
Los Angeles Trade Technical College – Los Angeles, CA – Lithography – (one semester)
North Side High School – Fort Worth, TX – Graduated

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