We are looking for a Production Designer who lives and breathes design, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and has a solid understanding of the production/prepress process as well as digital requirements. Your ability to work under pressure to deliver high volumes of accurate work with a strict adherence to brand standards, specs and timelines is central to the role. Be ready to hit the ground running to bring a variety of work to life, from a mix of digital and print production work to partnering with art directors to pull projects through execution.
Responsible for production, technical integrity and quality assurance of print, HTML5 animated banner ads, social content and digital design files
Monitor art preparation guidelines, and recommend technical and procedural updates as needed
Collaborate with art directors, copywriters and developers on projects from start to finish
Handle projects in an organized and efficient manner that ensures on-time delivery and facilitates the appropriate level of quality
Work independently of art director to push the visual language of layouts
Consistently add value by enhancing the visual impact of the project in a manner consistent with art director’s vision and direction
Participate in training and learning to build skills, and keep current with digital, social media, banner ads, print and web production software and trends
3+ years of design and/or production experience in a graphic arts or production environment
Speed and accuracy in Adobe CC software:
InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator (required)
Animate (formerly known as Flash), code editing software like Dreamweaver or Brackets, and Experience Design (desired)
Working knowledge of print production and pre-press and digital production requirements
Our client is a leading advertising agency + design firm in Ann Arbor, Michigan.