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Production Artist

Apply Job ID 14572 Date posted Jul. 24, 2019 Location Stillwater, Minnesota Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

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 has an exciting opportunity for a Production Artist to work on-site with one of our clients in Stillwater, MN. The primary role of the Production Artist is to design new ads and to perform modifications as needed, as well as develop various signs and support materials as needed.  Must be creative and have the ability to multitask on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Follow client directions to create layouts
  • Read and follow internal markup and customer instructions
  • Perform specific corrections as needed, determined by evaluation of provided copy and/or soft proof evaluation
  • General knowledge of retail versioning
  • Provide feedback to other production operators
  • Prepare final files for print and digital production 
  • Responsible for tracking or moving job components through production 
  • Other job related duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 1 year experience designing and producing for catalogs, direct mail, signage, retail inserts, etc.
  • Knowledge of creating and working with templates and style sheets; including page formatting of copy, placing photos and artwork; producing multiple versions
  • Proficiency in Macintosh-based Quark and Adobe CS Design and Production Suites
  • Knowledge of steps required for the print process and an understanding of production methods to ensure designs can be produced for print delivery
  • Retail layout/design experience is a plus
  • 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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