Web Production Artist

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Our Fortune 500 Financial client is seeking a Web Production Artist to join their team in Seattle's International District for an onsite contract opportunity.

Responsibilities:
- Concept and communicate ideas for numerous designs
- Produce clean, technically accurate files
- Produce effective design
- Timely and accurate archival of Capital One assets(also assigning attributes)
- Understand and apply the basics of creative and business strategy
- Work with Creative Director, Copywriter and Producer to produce designs that are both compelling and cost-effective
- Create final art for presentations and assist in Creative Presentations
- Create final art and files to be given to Developer
- Manage numerous projects at one time
- Complete work correctly and efficiently to meet appropriate deadlines
- Effectively communicate design specifications to Developer
- Understanding of Capital One and LOB business strategy and how it relates to Creative One
- Share knowledge and experience across LOBs
- Act as a proactive leader on the team, LOB and beyond, and help influence decisions
- Make Creative Presentations when applicable
- Work with vendors (stock photo house, photographer, etc) when necessary
- Understand overall budget constraints of projects
- Optimize graphics for web publishing

Required Skills:
- Proficient in Mac based Photoshop, ImageReady/Fireworks, Illustrator and Dreamweaver.
- Thorough understanding of the elements of good design, html production and web process.
- Will be held accountable for the technical accuracy of their own work.
- Able to complete tasks independently and as part of a team.
- Possess effective communication of ideas/development of presentation skills.
- Ability to manage deadlines and production scheduling on numerous, concurrent projects.
- Perform effectively in a demanding work environment and show resiliency to stress.

Technical Skills:
- Understanding of basic HTML
- Ability to optimize graphics using ImageReady or Fireworks
- Basic graphic design knowledge/skill
- Strong knowledge of Photoshop
- Basic knowledge of Flash
- Basic knowledge of Information design