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Production Artist

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May 15, 2019

Vernon HIlls, IL

Temp To Perm

Agent: Beverly R.

Job #: 147650

Job Description

A creative artist who assists with the graphic production of packaging, product written content, marketing materials and digital creative in addition to other technical duties, which may include scaling, cropping, retouching, repositioning and pre-flight, or eliminating defective imaging. They should be proficient in current CS software, Quark and Fetch along with solid knowledge of the 4/C printing process. They must use their expertise in design and computer applications to review final designs and layouts, as they are responsible for the review and release of all projects exiting the Creative department. In finalizing the products, artists may suggest improvements and modify formats to increase the quality of production and ensure that standards are met. 

Scope of Responsibilities: 
The individual in this role will: 

Be responsible for hands-on production, including layout and revision to guides, packaging, cards, printed materials, web graphics and other projects assigned. 
Be able to establish and maintain best practices in the area of production including pre-flight, collecting and archiving files. 
Manage complex product content process and direct work with outside freelancers. 
Design and revise all printed documents, sell sheets, and marketing materials. 
Assist with photo shoots and design direction. 
Review all digital design files prior to print. 
Participate in project startup meetings – catalogs, sketches and design meetings. 
Create physical mockups of packaging/product samples. 

Other duties for this role will be assigned as necessary/appropriate. 

Requirements/Preferences: 
Bachelor’s Degree and/or related work experience is necessary 
Minimum of 3-5 years of CS experience 
Understanding of digital design 
Proficient in Mac platform: Creative Suite, Acrobat and Microsoft Office 
Must have an above average level of organization and attention to detail 
Ability to outline and color-correct images as necessary 
Thorough understanding of all print processes 
Photography experience 
Ability to react to change productively 

Job Description: 
A creative artist who assists with the graphic production of packaging, product written content, marketing materials and digital creative in addition to other technical duties, which may include scaling, cropping, retouching, repositioning and pre-flight, or eliminating defective imaging. They should be proficient in current CS software, Quark and Fetch along with solid knowledge of the 4/C printing process. They must use their expertise in design and computer applications to review final designs and layouts, as they are responsible for the review and release of all projects exiting the Creative department. In finalizing the products, artists may suggest improvements and modify formats to increase the quality of production and ensure that standards are met. 

Scope of Responsibilities: 
The individual in this role will: 

Be responsible for hands-on production, including layout and revision to guides, packaging, cards, printed materials, web graphics and other projects assigned. 
Be able to establish and maintain best practices in the area of production including pre-flight, collecting and archiving files. 
Manage complex product content process and direct work with outside freelancers. 
Design and revise all printed documents, sell sheets, and marketing materials. 
Assist with photo shoots and design direction. 
Review all digital design files prior to print. 
Participate in project startup meetings – catalogs, sketches and design meetings. 
Create physical mockups of packaging/product samples. 

Other duties for this role will be assigned as necessary/appropriate. 

Requirements/Preferences: 
Bachelor’s Degree and/or related work experience is necessary 
Minimum of 3-5 years of CS experience 
Understanding of digital design 
Proficient in Mac platform: Creative Suite, Acrobat and Microsoft Office 
Must have an above average level of organization and attention to detail 
Ability to outline and color-correct images as necessary 
Thorough understanding of all print processes 
Photography experience 
Ability to react to change productively

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