Engage/NCG, Inc., a commercial printer in Northfield, MN, is seeking a motivated individual to work in the prepress department. Prepress staff members are responsible for preflighting customer artwork and preparing it for printing on digital and offset presses, as well as managing production tasks such as generating proofs, running digital printing equipment, making plates, and assisting with other tasks as needed. A background in graphic design is preferred, as many projects require artwork to be created or revised on behalf of the customer. Design and printing projects can include brochures, business cards, letterhead, envelopes, forms, postcards, ads, flyers, direct mail and more. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is energetic, focused and detail-oriented, and looking for a casual environment where they can be hands-on with every project. Candidates for this position will have excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, good person-to-person communication skills, and a love for print production. On-the-job training will be provided for production equipment and prepress software and systems. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat) is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Publisher) is also preferred.
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