Production Artist

Type of work: Freelance
Date Posted: May 27th, 2014

Job Summary:
Responsible for developing final mechanical files from creative layouts for print and digital production. Skilled in pre-press print production to accurately release final mechanicals, art/photography to agency print vendors.
Primary Responsibilities:
Works in full partnership with the Director to maintain integrity of design and ensure adherence to specifications
The Production Artist will be skilled in digital media production to prepare creative files for hand off to developers
Revises creative files during round reviews based on internal edits, accurately and efficiently
Create and produce project related materials: signage, brochures, packaging, print and digital advertising
Follows print specifications and digital requirements for construction of files
Ensures final mechanicals are accurate and error-free, including file construction, organization and prepping of files for print or digital output.
Accurately releases final print mechanicals and digital files to agency vendors
Adheres to ever-changing deadlines while consistently delivering accurate rounds and final files for release
Creates support materials in Power Point for marketing and sales pitches
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Retouching, image editing and color management skills are required to ensure accurate art and photography reproduction
Ability to work well within a team environment, with people at all levels of an organization, and juggle multiple demands.
Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in adjusting to shifting demands, priorities and/or short deadlines.
High level understanding of graphic design, including page layout and topography – equal parts technical skill and design sensibility
Two years experience as a Production Artist.
Working Conditions:
Office environment, fast paced, minimum supervision

How to apply:


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