The Production Artist will work with the Creative Services team on pre-press file setup for production creative work. Responsible for executing and expanding creative collateral set forth by in inhouse Design Team and retail customers brand guidelines to packaging, web and merchandising. Also will upload and ensure the accuracy of design files in the latter stages of development. The Production Artist will create the files that maintain the design integreity and established branding while effectively interpreting the creative into deliverables that is reproducible on press and online.
Produce technically correct, print ready mechanicals to release to print vendors for operations and print vendors.
Make timeline deadlines to deliver work on time for production
Proof final copy and product specifications
Lead creation of package mock-ups for retail presentations, market week and internal meetings
Assist design team to expand concepts to include packaging, signage, collateral
Ability to follow project throughout all stages of design and version development.
Produce multiples of branded packaging families and maintain consistency throughout execution.
Collaborate and effectively communicate with creative, production, photography, account and proofreading team members.
Suggest improvements & modify formats to increase the quality of production & ensure that standards are met
Responsible for archiving and updating current graphic files
Associate degree in design
2-3 Years production art or graphic design experience
Ability to expand concepts into technical art files
Knowledge of both digital and commercial printing
Computer skills with knowledge of MAC OSX, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Strong verbal and written skills.
Works well cross functionally
Ability to occasionally lift objects weighing up to and including 25 pounds.
Ability to occasionally carry objects weighing up to and including 25 pounds.
Ability to crawl, bend, kneel, climb and/or squat.
Frequent use of upper extremities to perform keyboard functions.
Ability to occasionally stand/walk.
Ability to continuously maintain a sitting position.
American Textile Company - 19 months ago