#179854

Production Artist with 2 - 3 years experience

Location:
Remote
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
05/23/2022
Posted By:
Tamira Imondi
Date:
04/28/2022

Job Description:

We are hiring a Production Designer for an apparel brand based in San Francisco, CA. Which will be remote based.

The Production Designer will have 2-3 years of experience and is  is responsible for the production of on-time, error-free artwork for our retail client. 

  • Must have a Minimum 2-3 years of website design and production experience (retail environment preferable) 
  • Experience with responsive design and file preparation for production
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, XD, Figma, Microsoft
  • programs


Key requirements for this role include a strong sense of design and collaboration to support conceptual
development, in-depth knowledge of current design software and the ability to communicate effectively
with business partners.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Support a team of 7 designers throughout the creative process by:
o Ensuring creative assets are prepared, optimized, sliced and delivered on time, error-free
and adhering to web production quality standards
o Documenting and specifying work from designers for web development team, with clearly
annotated designs and organized PSD files to facilitate efficient team workflow through
execution
o Assuming ownership of projects from hand-off through launch date
o Maintaining the integrity of the creative concept through project launches
o Acting as a technical liaison between the design team, production and web development
o Update functional/transactional site and email creative assets on a seasonal basis
• Design production of occasional seasonal promos with established look and feel
• Executing pre-designed contingency promos and managing delivery of all promotions after
creative hand-off (includes entering confirmed pricing/percentages into approved assets, slicing
and delivering to web development team)
• Maintain personal daily and weekly production schedule to ensure assets are delivered on time
• Assist in quality control of design deliverables
• Continually manage, and work to improve, the design delivery process
• Train new designers on site standards, file naming and archiving procedures as well as slicing
and delivery
• Share creative files with global business partners on a weekly basis
• Facilitating communication between design and coding teams to insure files are correctly
delivered for design intent
Who you are

Qualifications:

• Must be extremely detail-oriented and quality-driven
• Ability to self-manage and meet varying deadlines for multiple projects – organizational skills with
the ability to multi-task and manage time is a must!
• Design sensibility, coupled with the desire and skill to be a strong creative partner
• Keen eye for typesetting when inputting final pricing or percentages into promo creative files
• Experience and knowledge of responsive website and email design
• Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, XD, Figma, Microsoft
programs,
• Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills
• Quick learner, problem solver, team player, question asker
• Ability to apply past learning to present and future situations
• Constant drive to gain additional knowledge to improve skillset
• Minimum 2-3 years of website design and production experience (retail environment preferable)

About the Role
This position will be responsible for the creation of print-ready final artwork and
mechanicals for marketing materials. Key requirements for this role include expert knowledge of current
design software, a strong working knowledge of various printing platforms and prepress techniques, the
ability to solve problems and communicate effectively with business partners, as well as a strong sense of
design to support conceptual development.
• Create ready to produce final artwork and mechanicals for creative elements.
• Maintain personal daily and weekly production schedule
• Actively participate in creative / production handoff meetings
• Maintain responsibility for projects from creative hand-off through final delivery
• Adhere to mechanical quality standards and proofing / sign-off procedures to ensure error-free
deliverables
• Participate in the review of internal and external proofs
• Maintain the integrity of the creative concept throughout the production process
• Create mechanical mock-ups for proofing purposes
• Adhere to naming and back-up procedures to ensure proper archiving of digital assets
• Deliver final artwork to business partners and / or suppliers (via cd, ftp, extranet, email, etc.)
• Continually manage, and work to improve, the quality of department deliverables
• Gather and record information from business partners and suppliers that facilitates efficient studio
workflow through Digital Production (ie. legal, print specifications, etc.)
Who you are
• Uncompromising attention to detail and maintenance of the highest degree of quality
• Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (CS6)
• Working knowledge of printing platforms (Lithography, Flexography, Screen Print, etc.)
• Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage time
• Design sensibility, coupled with the desire and skill to be strong creative partners
• Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to apply past learning to present situations
• Constant drive to gain additional knowledge to improve skill set
• Minimum 3-5 years experience and college degree
• Experience with creating layouts with multiple languages
• Pre Press / Printing experience is desirable