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Kasyan Servetsky


I am a prepress specialist from Ukraine with 18 years of direct professional experience in the publishing industry. Currently work for “Business” monthly where I occupy myself with color correction, retouching and development of scripts and scripted plug-ins for InDesign and other Adobe products.

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
Developing 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

1991–2001 “Osvita” Publishers — publishing house specializing in production textbooks for schools — Layout designer

2002 to present “Business” weekly — the leading economic periodical in Ukraine — Prepress specialist


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