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Production Artist
Ref No.: 17-03810
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Start Date: 06/28/2017
 
  • They are looking for a Production Artist to join the team.
  • This position is contract-to-hire for the right fit.
  • This contractor will join the other five Production Artists on staff to complete the team. 
  • This Production position is different than design.  This is not a creative, conceptual design role.
  • This position is taking the conceptual design that has already been created and executing.
  • This person will fine-tune, edit and prepare the design for output. 
  • This team is the last stop before printing.  This position works closely with the proofreaders to ensure error-free output. 
  • This production artist team does many "straight production" projects. 
 
For example:  Client has a flyer already made, all that is needed to be updated is changing a paragraph within.  Rather than involve the creative department, they would be responsible for completing the update and preparing for production or "output".
 
The is a extremely heavy workload right now so person will need to be able to prioritize their work and meet deadlines effectively.
Candidate needs to be professional and needs to be very progressive.  The Hive uses an online project management system to track all of their work to various projects.  The system also has a social media arm so person needs to be comfortable with social media and have knowledge of the concept and how to use. 
 
Important:  Someone that wants to be on the creative side of the house vs. production would get very bored with this role.
 
  • This role entails accessing electronic files, managing the files appropriately and properly for edits, revisions and producing electronic mechanical art from approved layout to pre-press and final release for in-house collateral.
  • This position requires high interaction and collaboration with other members of the internal Creative Services Team (to include but not limited to Client Services, Designers, Writers and Project leads for requests).
  • Excellent verbal communication, reading and writing skills are required for in-house project management and organizational procedures. This position requires flexibility with project scheduling, project problem solving and edits in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines.
 
Looking for a team player with initiative to proactively engage in projects, solve problems and get the work done to meet the team and business's needs.
 
REQUIRED SKILLS:
1. Excellent people, time and project management skills with strict attention to accuracy and detail.
2. Excellent communication, reading and writing skills.
3. MAC Software Programs: Adobe (Cloud) CS (In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator), Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).
4. Knowledge of electronic file organization, servers and cross-platform optimization, (FTP, PDF creation) on a MAC.
 
ABILITIES REQUIRED: 
  • Independent reasoning ability, advanced analytical skills and computer skills.  Advanced communications skills, visual acuity at arm's length, the ability to support oneself in an erect position, standing or sitting. 
  • An ability to express and exchange ideas by means of the spoken word.  The capacity to perform sedentary physical work using repetitive motions. 
  • An ability to hear with a low level of background noise.  Specialized proficiency with minimal supervision.  Requires an ability to deal with people, work precisely and possesses strong problem-solving skills.