Prepress Technician

A prepress technician works at a large- or small-scale printing house and prepares digital files to print. They check for format, colour and text before setting up printing plates and running proofs to be approved by a client. They often manage schedules of printing projects, check colours on press and provide support for printing equipment.

Source: PayScale Canada

Average Median Salary:

$27,398

Prepress Technicians Work On:

• Brochures and catalogues
• Magazines and books
• Posters and large-format custom printing
• Signage and retail displays

Past winners of the Applied Arts Awards

  • 2019 Photo/Illustration Awards Jaylyn Todd (Jaylyn Photography)
    2019
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Jaylyn Todd (Jaylyn Photography)
  • 2020 Advertising Awards lg2
    2020
    Advertising Awards

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  • 2019 Photo/Illustration Awards Danielle Matar (Danielle Matar Photography)
    2019
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Danielle Matar (Danielle Matar Photography)
  • 2019 Photo/Illustration Awards Joel McCurdy (TAXI)
    2019
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Joel McCurdy (TAXI)