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Packaging Production Designer

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Jul 09, 2019

Arlington Heights, IL

Freelance

Agent: Melanie S.

Job #: 149625

Job Description

Vitamin T is seeking a Freelance Production Artist with Packaging experience to work onsite in the Nortwestern suburbs with a retail client. 

Responsibilities 
• Refine high-quality packaging & related deliverables, demonstrating the ability to work within regulation constraints. 
• Manage the maintenance of existing files to provide complete and timely updated deliverables when changes are needed. 
• Possess working knowledge of print including color, preparing files for print, working with printers, press checks, and troubleshooting issues. 
• Apply best practice principles such as color, typography, photographic selection, illustration, organizing elements, etc. to all projects. 
• Apply style/brand guidelines and templates where applicable. 
• Follow & maintain style guides and monitor usage to ensure consistent application. 
• Learn manufacturing information related to projects for effective development of imagery for use on related deliverables. 
• Work with other designers across projects and teams. 
• Communicate with internal clients on specific projects. 
• Responsible for keeping and communicating an accurate timeline for active projects. 
• Responsible for completion of every step from concept through production and archive maintenance. 
• Preparation of files for printing or distribution to additional markets in various formats. 
• Perform additional responsibilities as assigned. 

Competencies 
Teamwork – Must be willing to make sure all details are addressed for the success of the project. Must be able to give and take constructive criticism on projects. 
Results oriented – Must deliver results on time on budget and meet expectations. 
DETAIL ORIENTED – MUST HAVE A KEEN EYE FOR ASSESSING ACCURACY ON ALL PROJECTS 

Skill Set Required:

Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat)

Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point 
Helpful but not required: Esko, 3ds Max, Web or mobile understanding

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