Print Production Designer

Down San Francisco
Job Terms:
Talent Bridge/Temp-to-Perm
$35-$43 an hour
Start date:
posted by:
Lauren Wagenaar

Job Description:

My current candidate is relocating and we have an immediate need for a long-term, full-time 40 hours(+/-) week opportunity in San Francisco! This role is mainly print based. 

Mac-based- Heavy Indesign, some Illustrator, light Photoshop

Projects can include:

Instore - Window Creative, Fixture Creative and Updates - including panels and shelf strips, Store Posters

Outside Store - Print Advertising, Subscription packaging, Mail Promotions

Duties include, but are not strictly limited to:

-Understand and execute desktop print projects from BRIEF to press date.

-Edit and review all collateral, fixture, out of home, catalog and instore digital mechanicals.

-Follow and adhere to strict print schedules keeping creative and art directors apprised of production concerns with key dates.

-Resolve day to day production issues including technical issues, best practices and communication with the Creative, Project Management and VM teams.

-Support creative with design execution, including Canadian versioning of projects based on US core assets or style guide, and participate in all requisite project planning.

-Traffic as necessary requisite project materials between creative director, retouchers, and project manager.

-Understand, manage and enforce file server processes and conventions.

-Release files for proofing and manage proofs as they come into the creative department.

-Pre-press and release all collateral, fixture, out of home, catalog as necessary to ensure we maintain zero defect on the press.



>A fast-paced, quick turnaround environment, with heavy dependence on a keen eye, organization and time management.

>Production Artist needs to know their way around InDesign and can turn around a job quickly but is also careful and accurate.

>Someone who likes to figure things out

>Is comfortable asking questions or quickly searching for an answer.

>Is interested in taking on large scope projects but can stop to churn out the smaller ones.

>Is comfortable working with supervisors, creatives and project managers to get the job done.

>Success requires basic to advanced skills, willingness to learn, a positive attitude and a great work ethic.

Please send updated resume and portfolio to my email at LWagenaar@aquent.com 

Client Description:

You’ll Love Working Here Because

  • The people. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind leaders and teams - people you can be proud to work with.
  • The business. It feels good to win - we are a leader in the retail industry, defining experiential retail with a digital focus and creating the most loved beauty community in the world
  • The parent company is one of the largest luxury groups in the world, providing support to over 70 well-known brands in fashion/beauty/luxury
  • Award-winning website and ever-growing presence on social-media make it a premier digital destination.
  • Based in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District, where support is provided to retail stores to help provide the best possible experience for their clients.  Dedicated teams cater to creating the best possible client experience via all channels creating covetable assortments, curated content, compelling storytelling, smart strategy, skillful analysis, and more. Work alongside dedicated and passionate individuals who are curious and confident, disrupting the status quo and taking chances with its innovation. This is a fast-paced environment, where there's room for fun, and the passion is real.