Production Designer

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Production Designer
Must be highly organized and able to work efficiently on multiple projects to meet tight deadlines. Role will require to implement and update image files with revisions to match Creative Director or Visual Designer requests.

Individual must be able to create image specifications, work closely with ITWeb Dev to archive and catalog image files. Will be responsible for image delivery and for coordinating the localization of image files. Role involves close interaction with key cross functional teams. (Localization, Content, Web Dev and QA)

Must have clear understanding of design guidelines and specifications as well as design and production processes.
Good communication skills and have the ability to work independently when necessary.
Ability to receive and implement constructive feedback.
Must be a team player and someone who can work under pressure and meet multiple deadlines, technically savvy and adept to working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Education and/or experience
Associates in graphic design, multimedia, animation and at least 3 years experience working in a professional environment. Bachelor degree in graphic design and at least 1-year working in professional environment. Equivalent training and 3-5 years of professional experience. Knowledge of the interactive media and web design including large-scale websites.

Technical Skills
Platform: PC & Macintosh fluent. Software: Experience with the latest versions of Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of HTML design principles, and HTML standards for various web browsers and versions. Familiarity with the latest versions of the MS Office suite and MS Outlook and standard design and production applications and tools.

Job Requirements:
Proof Marketing implementation instructions
Proof UED Spec before WebDev handoff
Proof final image files before handoff to WebDev
With product and marketing projects, will work closely with the Visual Designer on the project to create the UED specification document.
Test country-specific functionality
Create image specifications (size, name and output)
Work with WebDev to provide and optimize sliced images with correct names and appropriate images paths
Optimize files for size and optimal page loading
Prep images and graphics for international adaptations
Deliver assets and source files (PSDs, PDF, Flash) via ClearCase or CMS
Good to have: Motion graphics experience-Solid understanding of Flash application specific to action scripting and production needs specific to localization and adaptation challenges.
Quality Control all images, graphics, content, and interactions (if possible) before and after
Work closely with Localization
Archive and catalog image files
Define repository structure for projects
Proof staging servers and file bugs. Review live site and file brand bugs
Triage/help fix brand visual bugs
Produce and maintain production workflows
Review for correct use of standards

**Open to either the Austin site or the San Jose site**