#156672

Production Designer

Location:
Indianapolis
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE + competitive benefits
Start date:
03/23/2020
Posted By:
Agata Kijanka
Date:
02/10/2020

Job Description:

Our client, a leading software company that offers an award-winning working environment, is seeking a Production Designer for a long-term, salaried engagement. The Production Designer will provide graphic production design with a particular focus on signage (print) design as well resizing assets for social media, OOH, and airport environments. A well-balanced background in both print and digital production will be a good fit. Candidates should have a strong design aesthetic and be able to provide layouts based on an existing look-and feel, often within existing templates. An understanding of how to build files properly (in consideration of resizing) is critical.

Our candidate will work in a supportive environment, receiving ample training and regular contact with the head of creative. S/he will support brand awareness and other aspects of our client’s marketing and design needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce clean, technically accurate files
  • Lay out concepts in various formats with a strong visual aesthetic and effective design
  • Follow brand guidelines
  • Assist with design concepts
  • Create production ready print files to be handed off to vendors
  • Create final art for presentations (internal and external)
  • Create final digital art files to be delivered to social and online advertising teams
  • Manage numerous projects at one time
  • Optimize graphics for web publishing
  • Collaborate with designers and project managers

 

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in a fast-paced creative production environment
  • Proficient in Mac based Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat
  • File setup and export to meet corporate requirements of file name, size, and organization structure
  • Experience preparing files for digital production (i.e; optimizing for web, email slices, expert photoshop layer comps and smart objects)
  • Thorough understanding of the elements of good design and web best practices
  • Ability to manage deadlines and production scheduling on numerous, concurrent projects
  • Knowledge of print production and color management
  • Ability to create animated graphics a plus