Production Designer

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Production Designer uses both Mac/PC platforms to combine text, numerical data, photographs, charts, and other visual graphic elements to produce a variety of publication-ready materials. This material includes, shareholder reports, brochures, newsletters, posters, direct mail packages, advertisements, presentations, etc. The Desktop Publishing Specialist uses a variety of software products, including InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


* Creates and updates InDesign and Adobe Illustrator documents
* Knowledge of page layout formats, master pages, and style sheets
* Knowledge of various printing specifications, including folds, trapping, color, resolution
* Demonstrates understanding of printing process for b/w and 4/c process printing
* Knowledge of graphics formats, including TIF, EPS, JPEG, GIF, etc
* Ability to make decisions and problem solve when preparing files for output and document layout
* Creates and updates PowerPoint presentations
* Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and creating PDFs
* Produces pre-press documents by solving technical problems using mathematical calculations
* Follows all network procedures for document storage
* Ability to follow inside and outside designer’s instructions/concepts when formatting documents, based on EP procedures
* BS degree or equivalent work experience
* Comprehensive knowledge of software and hardware used within Electronic Publishing