For shrink-sleeve can orders placed week of 6/20/2022 through 6/26/2022, production lead time is estimated to be 4-5 weeks.

Artwork and Prepress Technician Apply Now

Austin, TX
Full time

Who is American Canning? 

American Canning is a team of energetic individuals with a shared passion for the craft beverage industry. We are based in Austin, TX but take pride in providing aluminum can packaging solutions to manufacturers worldwide through our mobile canning services, canning machine equipment, packaging supply distribution efforts, and unparalleled customer service. In 2022, we are looking forward to adding can manufacturing to our ecosystem.

What is the job?

As a member of the prepress team, you will review electronic files from clients to ensure thoroughness and completeness in the digital & offset printing process. Thorough communication with both clients and our Customer Service team is vital to this position to deliver quality service and products.

What will you do?

  • Review and Pre-Flight prepress files in Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator and other desktop publishing applications
  • Communicate with clients regarding proofing process and edits needed to finalize artwork
  • Make corrections and changes as needed to prepare the files for digital and offset presses
  • Review and inspect physical samples for accuracy
  • Maintain & organize multiple digital and physical archives
  • Export pages to properly formatted PDF files
  • Refine (rip and trap) pages
  • Work directly with other co-workers and supervisor to achieve a quality product

A successful candidate will…

Have experience in both digital and offset printing processes

Possess an excellent attention to detail

Be well organized

Maintain high level communication

What is required?

  • 2-3 year's experience in a prepress role
  • High level skills in Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat.

What do we expect?

  • High level of verbal and written communication
  • Positive attitude
  • High level of operation in a windows environment


Paid Lunch Breaks

Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

Retirement Plan (401k + Matching)

Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Paid Public Holidays)

Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)

Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Company supported continued education

Fun company get togethers and department outings

Monthly cookouts at the office

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Operations expansion update

Phase 1 of our operations expansion is underway; we are moving warehouses this weekend. While our team is working hard to limit order impacts, lead times will be slightly extended this week (5 business days + transit time). Expedited shipping options and local customer pickup are anticipated to resume Tuesday, 3/15/2022. We appreciate your patience and look forward to better serving you soon.

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