New Belgium Brewing Company

Production Artist

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Fort Collins
Date Posted: January 30th, 2014
Description:

Primarily responsible for managing the production needs of Packaging Designer and Graphic Designer focused on National Accounts. A detail-oriented position designed to handle the production side of the creative load.

Responsibilities (but not limited to):

Production work on packaging files. Taking packaging designs and preparing them for print. Press checking packaging for color accuracy and proofing
Other production art needs: resizing and reformatting art files (ads, POS, packaging), preparing file for output, working with internal customers (new beers and packaging team) as well as vendors/printers to ensure a high-level of quality on all packaging and printed materials
Trafficking art files
Uploading files to Distributor Graphics Hub and keeping artwork up to date.

Desired Skills/Experience (but not limited to):

Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis on art/graphic design OR equivalent experience and training
Previous experience working at an advertising agency or graphics printer
Must have existing high-level of proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
Solid to expert working knowledge, skills and abilities in art design concepts and techniques as applicable to New Belgium Brewing
Ability to exhibit good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions are brand appropriate
High level of organization to prioritize and manage job flow of multiple simultaneous projects
Ability to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
Ability to exhibit initiative, solid work ethic, sound judgment and self-motivation
Ability to make good decisions on New Belgium Brewing’s behalf, within the scope of assigned authority
NOTE: When applying, submit your previous work via a website or a digital portfolio. When attaching your resume and cover letter, add the site to the "Other Documents" section. Thank you.

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