Production Artist

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6+ month opportunity starting ASAP!

Responsibilities:
  • Develops and implements designs, layouts, and graphics for direct mail, and other collateral materials.
  • Use expertise in design and computer applications to review final designs and layouts.
  • In finalizing the products, artists may suggest improvements and modify formats to increase the quality of production and ensure that standards are met.
  • Other technical duties may include scaling, cropping, retouching, repositioning and preflighting, or eliminating defective and excessive imaging.
  • Artists may also be responsible for archiving and updating graphic files.


    Qualifications:

  • Fundamental knowledge of print advertising and production, including pre-press and distribution.
  • Creative and conceptual ability.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail and process.
  • Ability to multi task while working under production deadlines.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer graphics programs.


    Other Information

  • Work with Senior Designers, Designers and Marketing to develop "on strategy" layouts.
  • Designs and builds pages by reviewing the creative brief from marketing.
  • Review pages with Senior Graphic Artist and Manager to obtain feedback and approval on pages built.
  • Work with Creative Services Copy Supervisor and copywriters to enhance the effectiveness of advertising copy.
  • Work with Creative Manager to establish and implement procedures for image maintenance in
    order to improve the efficiency and cost effectiveness of image server.
  • Attend quality control/ ad review meetings to ensure consistency of Office Depot brand message