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Production Artist

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Description:

The Production Artist will work on a variety of different instore and marketing collateral print needs for beauty client.

Although this position requires a solid understanding of design and type, most of the work is production based. PA will be creating 1 color, copy only labels that will have up to 10 different languages. The person will need to be able to pick up the translations from an excel spreadsheet and lay it into the correct dieline size.


Responsibilities:

• Work and communicate with design and project management teams on a daily basis
• Follow established style guidelines for client brands
• Make edits to pre-existing files at any point during design process
• Design in-store marketing and other print collateral on an as-needed basis, usually with quick timelines
• Build and keep uniformity among all mechanicals
• Collect files so they are print ready
• Archiving of files for future retrieval
• Prioritize projects with tight deadlines


Requirements:

• BA in Graphic Design or other relevant education
• 4-7 years professional experience
• Thorough knowledge of Adobe CS5 programs, specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including creating and editing Word and
PowerPoint documents
• Understanding of type / fonts, vector based design, line art, keyboard shortcuts
• A good eye for design and solid technical skills
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Must be friendly, motivated, and a team player
• Ability to juggle many projects at once, while maintaining quality control
• Must be open to feedback and making many rounds of changes
• Acute attention to detail
• Able to troubleshoot minor problems with fonts, applications, and with your system
• Comfortable with creating and releasing small and large format files
• Multi-lingual is a plus
• Retail experience a plus

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