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Production Designer

We’re looking for a Production Designer who has a passion for accuracy and thrives on executing projects at the speed of sound! Is that you?

QUALIFICATIONS

You efficiently complete layouts, execute resizes and apply changes originated from the internal team, a producer or directly from a client – and they’re like, “Whoa! Excellent job!” You have 2+ years of experience – preferably in an agency setting. And you also possess these very important qualities – or what we like to call VIQs:

  • Communication and interpretation skills
  • Lightning-quick design execution skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, WordPress (with or without a page builder)
  • Self-starter attitude whose not afraid to ask questions
  • Can execute a series of tasks that will appear on screen, in print or on billboards
  • Work cross-departmentally with Creative, Workflow and Digital
  • Understand digital user experience and information architecture
  • Have the basics of printing process, photography, illustration and typography
  • Have working knowledge of video production

RESPONSIBILTIIES

  • Interprets ideas from sketches, diagrams, and wireframes to rapidly create visual comps and prototypes
  • Works hand-in-hand with producers to efficiently produce prescribed content
  • Proofreads and checks own work against provided instructions
  • Presentation design and new business asset support
  • PR/Social Media design support – ie – content plus-ups, graphic treatments based on approved guidelines
  • Ensures that ideas/designs are produced on budget and on time—and are profitable with the degree of quality promised to the client
  • Identifies process efficiencies for increased profitability
  • Exhibits strong time and project management skills
  • “Manages up” with proactive communication with superiors
  • Assists with coordinating projects you own in partnership with Workflow –-keeping them informed and up-to-date on project status, blockers and needs
  • Owns projects with minimal supervision
  • Enhances creative team with positive attitude and passion for agency work/life

EXPECTATIONS

Education and Experience

  • Graphic design degree (BFA, MFA, other)
  • Minimum two years’ experience in fast-paced environment (agency experience preferred)
  • Portfolio or website link to examples of work and/or “case studies” are a must
  • And if you have a favorite project story where you kicked particular butt, feel free to share

 

Skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite – specifically Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Most recent version of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Photo retouching
  • Print production process
  • Responsive email and web design
  • Working knowledge of both MacOS- and Windows-based operating systems
  • Knowledge of emerging offline and online content formats
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS is a plus
  • Knowledge of mobile devices and interactive software a plus
  • Knowledge of video editing and motion graphics software a plus
  • Work with a web-based workflow management software a plus

 

Enough about you, what about us? Here’s what we have to offer:

 

  • A start-up attitude baked into an agency that’s been around for over 30 years
  • A dog-friendly work environment – for those times you’d like to work in the office, but you don’t want to leave your bud home
  • Awesome River North location
  • Remote work and flex time options
  • Great benefits – from 401K to health insurance to generous PTO and more
  • A group of real people dedicated to getting it done – we’re authentic, don’t deal in egos and we welcome people who feel the same

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