#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

 

​** A Fortune 500 Fashion Company is looking for a Graphic Designer / Production Artist with 5 – 7 years of experience in all things Print Production.   The Graphic Designer / Production Artist has worked in and around the retail environment and has developed signage, pop, window displays, In-Store/Window directives and toolkits. **

 

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  
  • Ability to take on and build 100+ page global directives with direction from Sr. Production Graphic Designer

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree within design/arts field and/or project management
  • 5-7 years of experience in an agency or in-house graphic design department
  • Strong Photoshop skills to do editing/retouching
  • 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
  • Ability to be open to lend a hand when/where needed (scanning, mounting, cutting, printing, aiding other graphic designers and AD’s)