Production Designer - Creative

  • Location
    Mount Laurel, New Jersey
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary
  • Category
    Information Technology - Graphics / Multimedia

Adecco is currently assisting a financial services client in their search to fill an immediate Production Designer role!

Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!


POSITION: Production Designer
LOCATION: Mount Laurel NJ 08054
DURATION: 3+ Months, possibility of extension based on performance
SHIFT: MF 8:30-5pm 3 days/week and remote 2 times a week – flex
START DATE: 1/9/2018
PAY RATE: $47.50/hr W2 contract


The Production Designer (PD) is responsible for supporting the Concept Design team in the execution of marketing projects.


The PD is a technical expert in developing graphics, retouching imagery, animating storyboards and preparing final design files for digital display and print production. The PD supports the Production Design Manager in producing Tier 3 marketing collateral and internal communications materials for clients, including working with existing templates and assets, ensuring technically accurate and industry standard production-ready artwork to meet production needs for our vendors and media channels.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Executes design solutions as directed against established creative, or repurposes existing designs and artwork for new uses
• Revises and updates existing design deliverables
• Prepares production-ready files to appropriate production specifications
• Responsible for pre-flighting all production files assigned to ensure quality
• Responsible for QC to ensure all files contain all correct elements needed for production of final deliverables
• Checks files to ensure that all settings are correct including color, image resolution and output settings
• Corrects all inconsistencies and mistakes in the art file before its release. Including: typesetting revisions, scaling artwork, photo retouching, correcting vector artwork, color corrections/adjustments and page sequence/imposition revisions.
• Takes direction from Art Directors and Graphic Designers while meeting deadlines on a various projects occurring at the same time.
• Works with Print Management team and Vendors to troubleshoot and problem solve production issues on files.
• Ensures all files are correct and final before archiving.
• Provides technical guidance based on project needs/complexity to meet production specifications and standards.
• Maintains and updates images, photos, videos and work products in appropriate asset management system.
• Adheres to brand standards
• Performs other duties as assigned by manager


MUST HAVE:


• Bachelor’s degree required. Preferably in Graphic Design or related field.
• Minimum of three years professional level experience required in creative/graphic design/digital design or production within an external or in-house agency.
• Portfolio required.
• Adobe Certification in Animate, AffterEffects, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop a plus.
• Displays expert level proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud software, specifically: Animate, AfterEffects, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat. Adobe certification preferred.
• Sound understanding of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• HTML proficiency a plus
• Detail oriented, highly organized. Displays a commitment to quality control, specifically measured by:


Consistently producing accurate artwork in a timely manner
Interpreting and implementing client changes to artwork during proof cycles

• Experience working across Mac and Windows platforms.
• Demonstrates strong typographic skills in print and digital channels
• Ability to create high quality CMYK or RGB images for print or multimedia. Understands dot gain, color separations, trapping, Pantone to CMYK conversions, imposition work and retouching.
• Knowledgeable on how to troubleshoot problem art files.
• Possess good written, oral and listening skills and undertakes actions to develop them further
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple quick turn projects
• Effectively and professionally interact with others. Excellent communication and diplomacy skills.
• Proactive – anticipates needs, problems, opportunities
• Flexible problem-solving approach
• Process-oriented with an uncanny ability to get things done




**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only.**




IMPORTANT: This position is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “apply now” button to submit your resume. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position listed above. For other opportunities available at Adecco go to www.adeccousa.com.

If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please feel free to reach out to: Patricia Landay at 631-844-2898 or patricia.landay@adeccona.com

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