Digital Production Designer / Artist - Beauty / Retail

San Francisco, CA
Job Terms:
$35-$40 an hour + benefits
Start date:
posted by:
Lauren Wagenaar

Job Description:


This is a long term ongoing freelance position based onsite in SF, 40 hours/week. Our global beauty client is looking for a strong Production Artist with both Digital and Print experience! This is a great opportunity to work on omnichannel marketing projects. They need someone who understands how to work on all the socials, etc in Photoshop - quickly and accurately following their style guide and other design direction. Also someone able to work on print when needed but the main role will be digital. 

>Understand and execute digital and/or print projects from BRIEF/PASS OFF to press date

>Master and maintain coherent production processes from campaign to campaign

>Own edit and review activity with Program Managers for all digital and print mechanicals

>Follow and adhere to strict print schedules, keeping managers, creative and art directors apprised of production concerns

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

>Proactively collaborate with Managers, Senior Art Directors and Senior Designers ensuring seamless interface between Creative goals and final mechanicals

>Traffic as necessary requisite project materials between creative director, retouchers, and project manager, with an understanding of desired final results

>Actively manage, support and refer to server archive containing all fixture dielines and templates. 

>Continue to understand, manage and enforce file server processes and conventions as they develop

>Manage, prepare, and release files and images for proofing as they come into the creative department

>Consistently displays mastery of prepress using QC and releases all collateral, fixture, out of home, catalog as necessary to ensure and maintain zero defect on press

>Manages a productive and responsible daily schedule with regard to current and future project milestones and deadlines

>Communicates and updates managers and stakeholders regarding progress of projects through release

>Regularly uses downtime to organize, proactively seek opportunities and prepare for upcoming projects

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.