Senior Production Designer

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #51705 |
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Our client, an award winning branding agency, is in search of an Integrated Senior Production Designer to join their team for a 3-4 week freelance project. This role begins on-site in New York City on April 24th.

What you'll be doing:

  • Working with the functions of the agency (Design, Digital Production, Program Management and founders) on a variety of studio design needs including:
  • Fielding one-off design requests for presentation templates, client requests like collateral revisions, etc.
  • Resizing imagery for use in digital display advertising and social touchpoints.
  • Mocking up creative examples to support campaign pitching and development.
  • Designing layouts for print, digital, email, web and even trade show creative.
  • Owning production setup of integrated assets, setting up templates, building mechanicals, checking colors, etc.
  • Changing file types, filing, organization of materials, packaging up assets for delivery and execution, etc.
  • Creating InDesign templates (master pages, stylesheets, layout grids, etc.)
  • Creating PhotoShop mockups (superimposing flat designs onto a photo of a magazine spread, etc.)
  • Photo retouching as needed.
  • Other tasks may apply.

About you:

  • 5 years of experience in graphic and production design in an agency setting.
  • Strong eye for design, typography and color.
  • Excellent Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and can create style guides, master pages and templates.
  • Ability to resize layouts, style copy, etc.
  • Experience building mechanicals across a range of integrated media including print, web, digital, and tradeshow assets.
  • Can creative press-ready PDF's, optimized PDF's, banners, web graphics, etc
  • Strong understanding of file formats, file resolution and color modes.
  • Good general ability to retouch photos.
  • Can work with vector art.
  • Knowledge of print production specifics (e.g. ink specs, paper sources and production techniques), can communicate with vendors, help source and review estimates.
  • Can prepare and package files for production.
  • Strong PowerPoint skills with the ability to develop templates, recreate slides, create charts and tables, animation and more.
  • Bonus if you have experience with Microsoft Word, Adobe Animate, HTML email coding (Mailchimp or Hubspot) and Wordpress administration.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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