Production Designer - SanFran area

Salary: Excellent Salary, Benefits and Culture!

  • Sector: Creative
  • Sub-sector: Creative
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: USA

job description

NEW ROLE! Exciting opportunity with our growing client.  The search is on for a Production Designer.  Reporting to the Vice President, Design, the Production Designer is responsible for providing support in managing design tasks for books and related collateral in our high-volume Brand Ventures publishing group. The Production Designer performs complex page composition and corrections, sets up printer-ready files, creates Sales and Marketing assets, provides simple illustration and photography support, and facilitates communication between the Design Department and our various partners.

The ideal candidate is high-energy and detail-oriented, and has proven skills in managing complex design production tasks in a Trade publishing, magazine, design, or advertising agency environment. An established track record in collaborating
successfully with cross-functional teams is required.

• Quickly, accurately, and efficiently perform complex page composition and corrections in Adobe InDesign
• Produce mockups, cover mechanicals, and other print-ready files
• Create polished sales and marketing assets
• Perform light illustration and photo retouching tasks
• Conduct photo research; organize and prepare photo assets for production
• Properly document, implement, and reinforce company and strategic partner brand standards
• Coordinate closely with internal as well as external partners to ensure creative intent
• Adhere to demanding schedules and help uphold high design quality standards
• Provide support on additional design and administrative tasks

Desired Skills and Experience
• At least 3 years design production experience in a high-volume creative environment
• Mastery of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat
• Extensive knowledge of typography and proper typesetting conventions
• Simple photography and illustration capabilities
• Knowledge of print production process
• Sharp eye for quality and consistency
• Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with a great attention to detail
• Superior organizational skills with ability to multi-task, prioritize assignments, and meet tight deadlines
• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
• Ability to take initiative while working collaboratively
• Adaptability in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment
• Bachelor’s degree in design, or equivalent education and experience

For a complete spec. please register your interest. Please note due to the high volume of candidates we will only reply to those successful in their application.


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