Signage Pre-Press Operator

Role Overview

The Signage Pre-Press Operator is appointed by, reports to, and is responsible to the Signage Manager for the proper interpretation of assigned duties and responsibilities. The Signage Pre-Press Operator may delegate part authority to an employee, but cannot divert from the final responsibility for employee performance within the scope of this job function. The Signage Pre-Press Operator must facilitate an environment that promotes a positive atmosphere where the ultimate goal is providing high quality and efficient service to the customer base of West Canadian.

Key Results

  • Print job utilizing Adobe Creative Suite
  • Installation guides and mock ups
  • Modify client files as directed
  • Taking concepts provided and executing to proofs and working/production files
  • Modify colors to ensure print accuracy
  • Produce PDF proofs and send to clients
  • Check documents for accuracy
  • Reviewing job ticket information for accuracy.


Candidate Profile


  • High school diploma or GED is a requirement.
  • Post-secondary education in a related field is an asset.

Skills and Experience

  • Solid understanding of the operation of various print engines including, but not limited to, eco-solvent, latex, UV, LED, roll to roll and flatbed, and routering and cutting technologies.
  • An advanced understanding and working knowledge in the current version of Adobe Creative Suite(Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat), Microsoft Office, and other design software which may be used on site,
  • An intermediate understanding of network traffic, network printers and data management.
  • A good understanding of colour theory and the ability to edit colours within a digital environment to ensure colour accuracy is maintained throughout the production process,
  • Proven problem solving skills in a fast paced environment.
  • A solid understanding of processes and workflow in a large format print environment, 2 plus years’ experience would be preferred.


Cultural Value Statement

Trust, Honesty, Dependability, Respect, Teamwork


Excellence – Customer Experience and Quality beyond expectation

  • Take the opportunity to make a customer’s day
  • Have the right product in the right place at the right time
  • Show pride in your craft

Communication – Be clear, concise and consistent

  • Listen with the intent to understand
  • Ask if you are not sure
  • Be open-minded
  • Share your knowledge

Integrity – Do the right thing, even when nobody is looking

  • Take accountability for your actions and reactions
  • Be honest and ethical in everything you do
  • Align your actions with your words

Teamwork – None of us are as good as all of us

  • Step outside of your role to help one another
  • Support the team – “I’ve got your back”
  • Be accountable to customers and co-workers
  • Win and lose as a team

Energize – Be creative, have fun, celebrate success

  • Be Empowered
  • Take initiative
  • Seize opportunities
  • Be curious

To apply to this posting, please send your resume and cover letter to