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

  • 2020 Advertising Awards WAX Partnership
    2020
    Advertising Awards

    WAX Partnership
  • 2019 Advertising Awards Katherine Duerdoth (Rethink)
    2019
    Advertising Awards

    Katherine Duerdoth (Rethink)
  • 2020 Advertising Awards Chairman Ting Industries Inc.
    2020
    Advertising Awards

    Chairman Ting Industries Inc.
  • 2020 Student Awards Bhabna Banerjee
    2020
    Student Awards

    Bhabna Banerjee