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Production Designer

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Apr 09, 2019

New York, New York

Freelance

Agent: Amanda F.

Job #: 146273

Job Description

A transportation network company is seeking a Production Designer to join their team!

  • Start: April 22nd
  • Duration: 6 months, then conversion
  • 40 hour work week
  • Projects: working on integration with app. branding projects. Working with Senior AD to oversee the visuals. Copywriter will offer a brief and the copywriter will help and come up with the concepts. 
  • Team: CD, Senior AD and Copywriters
  • Report To: Senior AD
  • MUST HAVE: 2 years of in-house experience
  • Ideal Candidate:
    • Someone who is comfortable wearing a lot of different hats.
    • Experience working in ***google slides***
    • Mocking up comps in Photoshop and doing a lot of pitch decks.
    • A lot of templates
    • Typography
    • Think a look like Airbnb
    • Print design
    • Branding for bikes and bike station
    • Large print graphics
  • Wants to see your design eye and if you understand layout and type
  • Well rounded designer, at least 15-20 examples on your portfolio. The Senior AD is looking for layout and typography; overall good aesthetic on portfolios 
  • Culture: You need to be very flexible.. roll with the tides. 
  • Interview Process: Video interview with Senior AD then onsite interview meeting 3 team members

 

Job Description

We’re looking for a Brand Designer to join our creative team in NYC. You’re known for your fine-tuned aesthetics, your pixel-perfection and good design judgement. You’re a proactive problem-solver and natural collaborator. As a Production Designer, you will work with a highly cross-functional team of marketing, product, brand, and business leaders to bring our ideas to life with your creative execution and expertise. Join us in taking design to the next level, one pixel at a time.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Translating existing designs to various sizes and creating mechanicals, while managing schedules with a project manager to ensure timely release of artwork. You should be a self-starter and highly motivated; capable of working independently but collaboratively with cross functional teams in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Production of final design work for print and advertising; emails, online banners, websites, print materials and collateral. Attention to detail is mandatory.
  • Collaborate and support product marketers, designers, copywriters, producers, motion graphic designers, project managers, and stakeholders on a daily basis to execute first-class work
  • Design and/or creation of final, production-ready graphics to meet required specifications
  • Quickly develop iterations of existing designs and concepts
  • Learn, internalize and enforce brand standards, applying proper typography and color standards to designs for production-ready files
  • Create master templates

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of relevant professional experience in print and digital production
  • Experience working with digital assets – web, social and digital
  • Knowledge of print production, pre-flight processes
  • Mastery of design tools: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Sketch, Google Slides and Keynote
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, visual communications or equivalent program/professional experience
  • Color proofing and color-correcting experience
  • Experience with data asset management and file-management systems

 

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