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