Part-time Production Designer

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We are seeking designers to work on-site 3 days per week for our client during a very busy period: now and for the next 1-2 months. In this role, you will help to move work forward, by supporting the team as needed on a variety of projects. Responsibilities include:

-Design and lay out communications that position and consistently represent the client’s brand and the value of its products and services.

-Partner with the Traffic Manager, Art Directors and other Designers to support the Account Team and their client requests.

-Show all work in progress to Creative Director and partner to refine as needed. Partner with Traffic Manager to make sure that deliverables are meeting expectations and deadlines.

Deliver requested design/layout edits for projects including: corporate collateral, presentations, e-cards, advertising, microsites etc.

Review all work in process to ensure it is error-free before submitting it back to the Traffic Manager. Follow all naming and filing convention requirements for shared design server.

Final review of layout for all design projects, ensuring an error-free, brand-compliant layout. Collection of files for final output on Mac server following established collection procedures.

Meet established and agreed-to deadlines for all projects.

Coordinate with Traffic Manager to provide design specifications for production execution and delivery.

Ensure timely filing of all project information at close of project, allowing for easy access to information for next project.

Build and maintain good working relationships.

Keep team visibility and perception high by always being a supportive team member

Candidates should have strong skills in production design using InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Acrobat and MS Word as well as, ability to use web and presentation programs such as PowerPoint, Dreamweaver and/or Flash. Also, should have experience collaborating with others on larger scale projects. Demonstrated success working in deadline-driven environments will be key. Strong portfolio with professional work required.