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Production Artist

  • Remote
  • Anywhere
Company Description

RRD is a leading global provider of marketing, packaging, print, and supply chain solutions that elevate engagement across the complete customer journey. The company offers the industry’s most trusted portfolio of creative execution and world-wide business process consulting, with services designed to lower environmental impact. With 22,000 clients, including 93% of the Fortune 100, and 32,000 employees across 28 countries, RRD brings the expertise, execution, and scale designed to transform customer touchpoints into meaningful moments of impact.

Job Description

This position will be part of a creative services in-house team and will help to execute the design and creative direction efforts. The creative team develops a variety of print and internal/external marketing collateral for the retail industry. All creative efforts are coordinated with the client to maintain the integrity of the approved designs and themes. The Production Artist must thrive in a professional, fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects within a corporate setting.

Location: This position is fully remote

Responsibilities:

  • Executes creative and graphic concepts in collaboration with assigned team
  • Produces technically correct, print-ready mechanicals for release
  • Follows projects throughout all stages of print production and/or online deployment
  • Interacts regularly with designers and other team members as needed for completion of assigned projects
  • Solves business challenges through smart production
  • Takes ownership, leads initiatives and successfully executes through all stages of production development on target, on time and on budget
  • Maintains and enhances the client’s identity by working within the corporate Brand
  • Manages the execution of the work, ensuring that creative projects are completed, meeting budget and schedule targets
  • Understands the client’s design needs and methodology
  • Communicates effectively with peers, senior management and clients across all topics from business to creative
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in discipline related to field of work, or demonstrated ability to perform job duties through equivalent years of experience
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience required
  • Proficient knowledge of prepress and printing standards
  • Proficient knowledge of CMYK, RGB, color modes, conversion, tone structure, memory colors, flesh tones and multitone files
  • Retail, agency or in-house corporate design experience preferred
  • Must be highly proficient in industry standard design software (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark and MS Office) and other applicable programs on Macintosh platform. HTML a plus
  • Love for the technical side of design
  • Ability to prepare projects for print is essential
  • Ability to build strong, technically tight, problem-free mechanicals
  • Ability to set up and organize clean template files that can be adapted to many uses and streamline the production process
  • Ability to produce independently in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn existing and new workflows
  • Organizational skills, adaptability and composure under fire are equally important
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to build and maintain strong and effective customer and internal relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to listen for understanding to execute the work according to the customer’s needs
  • Strong project management skills, organizational skills and time-management skills
Additional Information

The national pay range for this role is $44,400 – $78,800 / year. The pay range may be slightly lower or higher based on the geographic location of the hired employee. The actual pay offered may vary based upon, but not limited to: education, skills, experience, proficiency, performance, shift and location. In addition to base salary, depending on the role, the total compensation package may also include participation in a bonus, commission or incentive program. RRD offers benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, disability insurance, 401(k) with match, life insurance and other voluntary supplemental insurance coverages, plus tuition assistance, maternity leave, adoption assistance, and employer/partner discounts.

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RRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

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