Senior Production Artist

Novato, California | Freelance | Job ID #51675 |
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Our client, an organic/superfood company, is seeking Sr. Production Artist with 5+ years of experience. Previous CPG experience with a passion for natural foods is a plus.

This position requires a person with developed creative skills in both print and digital mediums and will be asked to work on a variety of production projects. They must possess strong attention to detail, print file preparation and digital asset production. This person will report into the Creative Director.

Responsibilities

  • Execute production solutions across various branded mediums including but not limited to social media posts, email, email newsletters, website content, digital ads, landing pages, packaging, collateral, icon development, POP displays, signage and environmental graphics work
  • Maintain and further elevate the brand aesthetic across all touch-points
  • Work with various timelines, in a fast-paced environment, always delivering creative that is accurate and consistent
  • Ensure that all creative produced meets all brief requirements, this includes but is not limited to correct dimensions, resolution, format and die-lines
  • Translate approved creative concepts and layouts into various sizes and formats needed while maintaining the original creative intent
  • Prepare, package and spec files for print/web, working closely with external teams and vendors (i.e. proofing, color-matching, exporting GIFs, and approving for print)
  • Great knowledge of print production methods and techniques that help elevate design
  • Correctly exporting digital assets to all needed formats
  • Organize and maintain project and digital archives. Digital asset management a priority.
  • Work and sometimes manage outside vendors (photoshop Artists, outside Agencies, Printers, apparel related companies, etc.)
  • Editing images in Photoshop (ex.: Retouching, color-correcting, creating low and hi-res images for 3rd party usage and internal use, etc.)

Experience

  • Solid production background with basic understanding of typography, color theory + interface design/layout
  • Sr.level production skills in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator (CS)
  • Experience with Acrobat and Microsoft Office (Word and PowerPoint)
  • Eagle Eye for detail, precision and design

BONUS POINTS

  • Knowledge/passion for natural food industry a plus
  • Experience within an in-house, design or agency setting mandatory.
  • Experience in the CPG space in the 3+ years’ experience working with digital assets such as email, website and digital banners
  • Basic understanding of social media and the latest trends associated with the technology (research when needed)
  • Experience in pre-press, print production and press-checking
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop mandatory
  • Image manipulation/retouching and color correction skills a plus
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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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