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Graphics Designer/Production Artist in Garden Grove, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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Job Number: 2118626

Production Artist / Jr. Graphic Designer
Garden Grove, CA
$40k/year



Position Overview
We are seeking a talented, capable and service-oriented Production Artist / Jr. Graphic Designer to join our Marketing team. If you are the one, you'll be working in a fast-paced and fun-loving environment. This full-time position reports to the Marketing Director and works directly with individuals inside and outside of the company. The position is based in Garden Grove, California.


Responsibilities
* Work with the Marketing team to execute concepts.
* Take creative concepts for design projects developed by lead graphic designers and design variations, revisions, print-ready files, etc.
* Make live changes to artwork.
* Layout mock-ups and previews for review
* Maintain electronic archives of marketing materials.
* Assist with print jobs and work with printers.
* Work with internal team, customers and vendors.
* Support the Marketing Team as needed.
* Job duties will primarily focus on product packaging. Other projects may include product data sheets, sales literature, brochures, mailers, advertisements, store signs, point-of-purchase material, newsletters, web pages and multi-media presentations.


Qualifications
* Bachelors degree in Graphic Design or related field or equivalent experience.
* 1-3 years experience in production work and/or graphic design; current on the latest techniques and trends related to graphic design.
* Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign). Knowledgeable of additional Adobe CC applications is a plus.
* Knowledgeable about color trapping, print tolerances, die cuts, and working with packaging templates and quality control (color proofing, proofreading, and the proof process).
* Knowledgeable about design elements and how they work together.
* Excellent creative design, layout and production skills
* Ability to work independently, in a team environment and operate with a service-oriented mindset.
* Effective communication and problem-solving skills.
* Self starter with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and complete them in a timely manner.
* Knowledgeable about project management systems and content management systems helpful, but not required.

Production Artist / Jr. Graphic Designer
Garden Grove, CA
$40k/year



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