Production Designer

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Location
Salt Lake City, UT
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jan 11, 2018
Job ID
2558510


Creative Graphic Designer/Production Artist Designer to work in a CPG/highly energized and fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will have broad range of experience as a production artist, producing packaging, innovative in-store displays, point of purchase materials and other retail marketing material.  2-3 years experience with a portfolio that includes retail solutions such as displays, packaging, or in-store materials. Will work closely with marketing, sales and print production teams to bring practical and exciting design solutions to life at retail, on the web, and more. Presentations and Sales collateral for retail buyer meetings are another key deliverable.
Duties/Responsibilities:
•    Design and produce a variety of print collateral such as packaging, retail POP displays, retail marketing materials
•    Create graphical mockups of physical materials and web pages.
•    Creates slide presentations for Annual Buyer meetings with rigid deadlines, tight turnaround, and, often, last-minute changes.
•    Responsible for major or minor copy, layout and image changes to existing art files.
•    Performs graphics design and production duties such as layout, design, and implementation of graphic design projects related to marketing collateral and packaging. 
•    Responsible for applying established branding specifications to ensure work meets corporate guidelines.
•    Reviews design drafts, proofs, and preparation of final art for print and web.
•    Creates company marketing materials, implements style sheets, and produces mechanicals. 
•    Work closely with the marketing, sales departments to implement changes of print and web materials.

Job Requirements:
•    2-3 years experience print design projects such as thumbnails, comps, illustrations, photo retouching, layout, and production.
•    Demonstrated knowledge and creativity in print and front-end web environment.
•    Basic graphic design skills, solid production skills.
•    Strong sense of exceptional design and proper use of typography.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to discuss creative ideas and implement them within the required specifications.
•    Handle a high volume of projects, respond to urgent requests while meeting tight deadlines.
•    Capable of accepting creative direction and working in a team environment
•    Strong knowledge of printing: Preparing print-ready files for vendors
•    Experience in the design of trade show materials is a plus
•    General knowledge of graphic design practices and procedures
•    Good proofreading and editing skills; able to interpret color specifications
•    Good time management, organization, interpersonal skills, detail oriented
•    Basic understanding of HTML and CSS is a plus.

Technical Experience:
•    Adobe CS 
•    Illustrator
•    Photoshop (including 3D mockup rendering)
•    InDesign
•    Premier
•    MAC OS
•    Power Point