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TECHNICAL PRODUCTION ARTIST

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TECHNICAL PRODUCTION ARTIST
RETAIL || PACKAGING AND LABELING
START DATE: 6/1/16
CONTRACT: 2+ Months || Monday-Friday
PAY: Based on experience

OUR FORTUNE 500 RETAIL CLIENT IS IN NEED OF A TECHNICAL PRODUCTION ARTIST TO WORK ON PACKAGING AND LABELING PROJECTS!

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Technical Production Artist will support the Packaging and Labeling R&D team to accurately and flawlessly develop final mechanicals for the brand packaging and labeling redesign.

Main Cross-Functional Partners for the Assignment:
• Associate Manager of Technical Production will oversee & work with the contractor to ensure that they have an understanding of how we currently build files and expectations for new files to be built by the contractor. Will meet when needed to devise plan of action & troubleshoot building mechanicals
• Assistant Manager – responsible for communicating all versions of artwork (owns passing off all codes/descriptions) that need to be created. Talks through any edits / updates with Technical Production Artist during proofing rounds. Ensures Technical Production Artist’s are aware of key deadlines (proofing, releasing, etc). This person will be the Contractor Technical s primary source of contact
• Manager, P&L – Manages relationship with Marketing and P&L. Trouble-shooting

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:
• Packaging design, pre-press, and printing process
• Packaging and labeling substrates, printing/finishing techniques, and structural development
Skills:
• Expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
• Proficiency in Excel, Outlook and Box.com
• Uncompromising attention to detail and maintenance of the highest degree of quality
• Excellent communication in written and verbal form
• Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects
• Have a sense of urgency in managing time and accomplishing tasks
• Demonstrate pro-active problem solving skills
• Design sensibility
• Ability to work with dielines and familiarity with packaging systems
• Ability to identify production concerns and offer solutions in support of the creative concept
• Create and maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals
• Comfortable soliciting feedback/managing self-development
• Ability to react to change

Education + Experience:
• 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Design preferred
• Previous experience building packaging and labeling mechanicals

Requisition #: (5535856)

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