Also referred to as:
Entry Printing Plate Maker, Lithographer, Prepress Technician
Requirements and Responsibilities
Platemaker creates printing plates by exposing film to ultraviolet light. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Being a Platemaker typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Platemaker may require 0-1 year of general work experience. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area.