Graphic Artist/Production Artist
Posted: Apr 7, 2021
Job Title: Graphic Artist/Production Artist
Job Description: this position will combine the skills of design/layout with prepress production. The candidate would work closely with the creative director and designer to execute the design or make updates to existing print materials and prepare the files for printing. The graphic artist/production artist would also help to maintain file backups by archiving each project as it's completed.
This position requires attention to detail, strong knowledge of typography, layout, creation of information graphics and the design and production of charts/graphs. The ability to meet tight deadlines, maintain flexible hours and communicate effectively is key.
The candidate would communicate directly with the account team, traffic manager and design team daily as required. Organization of files, the ability to track emails and other communications is also key.
The types of projects include: sales sheets, packaging, labels, trade show related materials, in store displays and other marketing communication materials.
Candidates must be an expert in:
Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Acrobat.
Microsoft Office Suite
Candidate must also demonstrate:
Strong design/layout skills
Expertise in producing print ready files
Time management skills
Ability to work independently and as a team managing multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with rapidly changing priorities.
Exemplary proofing skills
Clear communication skills both written and verbal (e.g. daily Zoom meetings, Basecamp project management communication, etc.)
Job Classification: Freelance/Part-Time/Full-Time
Applicants: Please submit a portfolio that demonstrates design/layout skills as well as prepress production samples of packaging and other relevant marketing materials such as sales sheets, point of purchase displays, exhibit design and infographics. Submit portfolio samples to [email protected]