Aquent has an immediate need for a Graphic Designer/Production Artist for a nine month temporary opportunity with a global company in Dallas.
- Works with an Art Director in a graphic designer/production artist role to design 2-color and 4-color projects. As a designer will create a formal page layout based upon direction/specifications from an art director. As a production artist will create final mechanical files and pre-flight files to ensure quality and adherence to brand standards before being released to vendor. Incumbent works on multiple projects simultaneously. Responsible for working on each project throughout the entire creative process from page layout to vendor ready mechanical files for all Company produced publications, printed literature and various support pieces. Ensures that all creative components are delivered on time and in accordance with all printer specifications.
- Creates highly detailed electronic mechanical files for each deliverable. Has strong knowledge of layout, graphic design, mechanical and printing production to complete projects. Executes all changes and enhancements to the original design. Responsible for finding all photography pick-ups and marking layouts with pick-up instructions. Solely responsible for the production of the Spanish files that correspond to the English version. Pre-flights files, performs quality evaluations and makes necessary revisions in order to ensure quality work while maintaining brand standards. Manage all of the production needs in order to ensure the on-time delivery of the final files to the vendor. May instruct other production artists who are working on the same project.