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Freelance Production Artist

Apply Job ID 14427 Date posted Jul. 08, 2019 Location Coraopolis, Pennsylvania Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

Quad, an integrated marketing agency serving multinational B2C and B2B clients, seeks an experienced, versatile freelance Production Artist/Graphic Designer to be a part of our onsite creative team for a leading national retail client. The right candidate will have a strong background in print design (catalogs, retail inserts, direct mail and signage), and a thorough knowledge of the production process. Attention to detail and communication skills are a must. 

*This is a freelance/contract position only*

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Review and implement soft proofing changes to ensure client requests, direction and designs are reflected in the ads. Read and follow internal markup and customer instructions
  • Build pages and version specific ads using submitted client grids 
  • Responsible for applying copy, pricing, product images, legal copy, disclaimers and expiration dates
  • Collaborate with Lead Production Artist, Project Managers and client Creative Director and Designers when necessary
  • Work on multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience designing and producing for catalogs and direct mail
  • Degree in Design or related field preferred 
  • Knowledge of creating and working with templates and style sheets; including page formatting of copy, placing photos and artwork; producing multiple versions
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS
  • Portfolio samples required 
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. 
Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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