Production Artist – Contract

Wildfire

The Production Artist is an integral part of the Agency.  The Production Artist creates digital channel and printer-ready digital files for all client materials and provides other production-related services.  Is resourceful in meeting challenges, responsive, willing to work hard to get the job done (and done right) and has a strong sense of responsibility.  Shows initiative, flexibility, attention to detail, passion for the business and willingness/eagerness to learn.  Through it all, the Production Artist works well under pressure and maintains a positive attitude.  Is a highly motivated, energetic individual with an excellent work ethic and a collaborative, team-oriented attitude.

Execution

  • Creates production/mechanical concepts/physical representations for review and discussion with internal and external customers
  • Assists with maintaining design standards for internal/external customers
  • Has strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of print production and how to best set up files for various types of printing
  • Provides production services such as production files, photography, and graphics
  • Handles acquisition of photographs and illustrations
  • Creates layouts and prepares digital files for both print and digital form
  • Prepares printing specifications for products and solicitation of bids
  • Checks color proofs and press checks
  • Art directs photography when necessary for projects assigned
  • Develops creative solutions to problems and ways to complete assignments
  • Proficiency required in Adobe CC programs (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Acrobat)

 

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Associate’s degree in graphic design or related field