Senior Production Artist

Plano, Texas
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posted by:
Margie Franco

Job Description:

Aquent has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Production Artist with a top retailer in Plano, Texas. This is a 4-5 week temporary assignment.

The Production Artist will work with the Creative Managers, Sr. Art Directors, Art Directors and Asst. Art Directors to build out production files, mark up photography to be sent out for retouching and perform file management and production duties as needed in order to execute monthly graphic updates.

Primary Responsibilities:
•       Takes creative concepts designed by Art Directors and builds out print-ready files according to internal Prepress standards (specific file setup, naming conventions, etc. required).
•       Marks up fashion photography according to internal standards to be sent out for retouching.
•       Maintains brand standards leadership has set and upholds creative excellence expectations.
•       May be asked to design creative concepts as needed if skill set allows.

Core Capabilities & Accomplishments:
•       Bachelors Degree Graphic Design preferred.
•       2-5 years in file production; print experience required.
•       Strong eye for photo retouching needs; attention to detail.
•       Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles; production; communication and dissemination techniques and methods, sense of style, ability to portray a high taste level in all communication arts.
•       Creativity, aesthetic sensitivity, ability to multi-task, solve problems and strong visualization skills.
•       Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment while maintaining a positive, can-do, service-oriented attitude.
•       Must be proficient in InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustration and other MAC based applications and design programs.