Digital Production Artist-
MUST HAVE RETAIL OR APPAREL experience
MUST have DIGITAL experience
The Digital Production Artist is responsible for the production of on-time, error-free, and properly constructed mechanicals. Key requirements for this role include expert knowledge of current design software, a strong working knowledge of various printing platforms and pre-press techniques, the ability to solve problems and communicate effectively with business partners, as well as a strong sense of design to support conceptual development.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Create on-time, error-free, and properly constructed artwork and mechanicals, Maintain personal daily and weekly production schedule Actively participate in creative / production hand-off 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 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.)
SPECIFIC SKILLS Uncompromising attention to detail and maintenance of the highest degree of quality Strong working knowledge of the latest version of Adobe Creative Suite 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
CORE COMPETENCIES Approach-ability, Listening Skills, Technical Skills, Time Management
EXPERIENCE Minimum 6+ years of hands-on digital production experience, college degree Experience in retail marketing visual directives and creating layouts in multiple languages Pre Press / Printing experience is desirable. Experience with automated/auto-populate booklet creation is a plus!