Print Production Artist

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Our client, a cool, hip tech company with an action sports/fashion vibe is looking for a Print Production Artist. This person will be responsible for working within the framework of a cross-functional team and performing various activities based on the needs of the department. This is a temp to hire position, working onsite in Santa Ana, CA.

• Collaborate with graphic designers and management to implement effective product support and packaging materials
• Create, layouts and revise company product documentation using established style guides, templates and branding guidelines
• Coordinate and implement multi-language translations into support and packaging materials
• Create and edit effective user-friendly black and white vector based line drawings
• Finalize all packaging artwork, electronic files and prepare for production
• Manipulate and track artwork layouts to conform to existing and newly
developed die-lines , copy, and/or company strategies

• Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent related work experience
• Background in an artwork or packaging production environment preferred.
• Proficient in Adobe CS suites applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,
• Pre-press experience preparing files for print preferred
• Understanding of aesthetic aspects of design, and attention to detail
• Good project, archiving, and file management skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft applications including Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
• Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
• Customer service skills an asset
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial

This person will report to the Director of Product Development. Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and work overtime to meet project deadlines. Some travel for external meetings, tradeshows, etc.