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 Victoria Smith (Polygon Graphics)
    2019
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Victoria Smith (Polygon Graphics)
  • 2019 Photo/Illustration Awards Benoit Bruhmuller (Bruhmuller photographe)
    2019
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Benoit Bruhmuller (Bruhmuller photographe)
  • 2019 Photo/Illustration Awards Colin Faulkner (Colin Faulkner Photography)
    2019
    Photo/Illustration Awards

    Colin Faulkner (Colin Faulkner Photography)
  • 2019 Student Awards Astrid Nathasya Effendy
    2019
    Student Awards

    Astrid Nathasya Effendy