#117248

Graphic Designer / Production Artist

Location:
San Francisco, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
posted by:
Meghan Bennett
Date:
04/26/2017

Job Description:

Graphic Designer/Production Artist

Start Date:  ASAP

Contract Length:  4 Months

Location:  San Francisco, CA

Summary:

The purpose of this position is to work on the production design, layout and versioning of the graphic design needs of the Creative Services Department and assist primarily with the adaptation and extension of existing design structures and brand advertising.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with art directors, graphic designers and project managers
  • Produce print-ready production mechanicals for releasing to print
  • Version signs, banners and other materials based on existing designs
  • Support the Graphics team with layout of Style Guides and Directive booklets
  • Attend and participate in high level creative meetings regarding the visual design directives and ensure that the Creative Services team is always represented and completes follow-up actions
  • Maintain organized archive of art files and maintain file naming conventions and network server structure  

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree within design/arts field and/or project management
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in an agency or in-house graphic design department
  • Intermediate to expert level in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro DC) platform and pre-flight production
  • In-house retail graphic design experience preferred
  • Strong typographic and layout skills
  • Skilled in composting and retouching in Photoshop
  • Experience with various printed mediums and materials and large format printing
  • Proficient in building print-ready files with an acute attention to detail
  • Ability to comprehend logical page structure, readability, visual hierarchy and balance packaging