Graphic Designer/ Production Artist (CPG)

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We are looking for a dynamic and creative Mid-Level Graphic Designer/Production Artist Designer to work in a highly energized and fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will have broad range of experience as a production artist, producing packaging, innovative in-store displays, point of purchase materials and other retail marketing materials.

You should have at least 3-5 years experience with a portfolio that includes retail solutions such as displays, packaging, or in-store materials. Youll work closely with marketing, sales and print production teams to bring practical and exciting design solutions to life at retail, on the web and for mobile devices.

Responsibility:
Design and produce a variety of print collateral such as packaging, retail POP displays, retail marketing materials
Create graphical mockups of physical materials and web pages.
Responsible for major or minor copy, layout and image changes to existing art files.
Performs graphics design and production duties such as layout, design, and implementation of graphic design projects related to marketing collateral and packaging.
Responsible for applying established branding specifications to ensure work meets corporate guidelines.
Reviews design drafts, proofs, and preparation of final art for print and web.
Creates company marketing materials, implements style sheets, and produces mechanicals.
Creates slide presentations, icons, and other graphics for the company's products and assists in the creation of graphic elements used in product demos.
Work closely with the marketing, sale & communication and art departments to implement changes of print and web materials.

Job Requirements:
3 - 5 years experience in graphic design and production
Ability to perform all aspects of print design projects such as thumbnails, comps, illustrations, photo retouching , layout, and production.
Demonstrated knowledge and creativity in print and front-end web environment.
Basic graphic design skills, solid production skills.
Strong sense of exceptional design and proper use of typography.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to discuss creative ideas and implement them within the required specifications .
Ability to handle a high volume of projects, respond to urgent business requests while meeting tight deadlines.
Capable of accepting creative direction and working in a team environment
Strong knowledge of printing: Preparing print-ready files for vendors
Experience in the design of tradeshow materials is a plus
General knowledge of graphic design practices and procedures
Good proofreading and editing skills; able to interpret color specifications
Good time management, organization, interpersonal skills, detail oriented
Basic understanding of HTML and CSS is a plus.

Technical Experience Required:
Adobe CS 5
Illustrator
Photoshop (including 3D mockup rendering)
InDesign
FTP uploading
MAC OS