Production Artist/Print and Web

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Our client is seeking a talented Production Artist with experience in print and web. Really need someone who has the ability to wear a lot of hats and is self sufficient. Ideally, someone that is seeking an excellent temp to perm opportunity to grow in a solid company that will offer a great benefits package once you go perm.

- Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.
- Attention to detail with a high proficiency in meeting deadlines using time management skills.
- Minimum Education: Associate of Arts degree and/or Certificate in Graphic Design.
- Work with established data management routines and file systems.
- Attention to detail within a multi-task oriented environment.

ESSENTIAL ROUTINES:
• Possess a full understanding of professional layout techniques and typography.
• Ability to create high quality, technically accurate electronic files for print.
• Must display a technical understanding of graphic files.
• Complete knowledge of industry standard software (Quark, Illustrator, PhotoShop).
• Detailed oriented and accurate in layout and production.
• Strong trouble shooting skills.
• Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
• Ability to multi-task and function in a fast paced, deadline critical environment.
• Experience in a customer driven and a continuous improvement environment.
• Design knowledge a plus.

***Must be proficient with common web design software tools; Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Acrobat, etc) especially helpful.
- Ability to hand-code HTML, JavaScript and CSS a plus
- Must be proficient at resolving cross-browser compatibility issues.
- Strong attention to detail and the ability to proofread and unit test own work.
- Familiarity with web design and software development best practices important; experience with version control software tools helpful.
- Experience with one or more of the following a plus: email marketing, multimedia production, social media, mobile applications, or content management systems.

KEY RESULT AREAS:
1. Develop/maintain 8 different websites for each line of business in the enterprise.
2. Creation of product packaging, catalogs, sales collateral, trade show flyers and other print materials.
3. Assemble facts, and write copy emphasizing features and benefits.
4. Acquire images or photograph products, and manipulate images for inclusion in layouts.
5. Review and correct pages with requester.
6. Prepare and deliver files to printer (knowledge of PDF and FTP).
7. Production of in-store displays and signage a plus.