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Kasyan Servetsky


I am a prepress specialist from Ukraine with 26 years of direct professional experience in the publishing industry. Till April 2021 I have been working for the “Business” monthly where I occupied myself with color correction, retouching, and development of scripts and scripted plug-ins for InDesign and other Adobe products. Currently, I work for “Metodika” publishers — a small publishing house specializing in foreign languages textbooks.

Tools of Trade

InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Quark Xpress, ExtendScript Toolkit, Active Page Item Developer Toolkit, Script Debugger, Visual Basic 6.

Programming Languages

JavaScript, AppleScript, Visual Basic

Basic Specialties

Layout design, color correction, retouching
Development of scripts and scripted plug-ins for InDesign, scripts for Photoshop, Bridge, Illustrator and Enfocus Power Switch (scripts attached to configurato
rs that run from Power Switch as part of a flow)

Professional Experience

1995 – 2001 “Osvita” Publishers — publishing house specializing in production textbooks for schools — Layout designer

2002 – 2021  “Business” weekly — the leading economic periodical in Ukraine — Prepress specialist

2021 – up to now “Metodika” publishers — Designer.


1990–1995 Printing department of the Kiev Polytechnic Institute (Kiev, Ukraine ) — Graphic designer and illustrator