Prepress Graphic Production Designer

  • Creative Imaging Group
  • Scarborough , ME
  • 06/06/2019
Full time Customer Service Design Marketing

Job Description

Our B2B communications management company is seeking a print graphic production designer with a versatile skill set, including customer service and project management experience.

Candidate must possess the ability to adapt design styles to suit a wide range of our clients’ industries—from manufacturing to aeronautics to health care and finance.

Projects include prepress for logos, labels, print advertising, sell sheets, brochures, digital banner ads, billboards, business cards, catalogs, envelopes, letterhead, etc.

Must have:

A well-trained eye for composition, color, fonts, and aesthetic styles

Passion for proofing, pre-pressing and packaging files for print

Sophisticated mastery of the Creative Cloud Suite of design software as well as Prezi, PowerPoint and client presentation software packages.

High level knowledge of print production, manufacturing and quality assurance

Experience in a customer service representative role and/or service-oriented position

Ability to working at a deadline-driven pace in a busy production environment

Confidence and self-starter work ethic to set priorities, manage deadlines, liaise with multiple stakeholders in a daily extremely fast-paced changing environment

Extremely high standards for work quality, from idea to execution and follow up with stakeholders

Ability to take creative direction from multiple sources (in-house, client and remote)

Comfort level with clients and prospects from the C-suite to the factory

 

Key Responsibilities:

Edit, proof and pre-press print and digital branded collateral for corporate, B2B, and large nonprofit clients in multiple verticals and design styles

Collaborate with other members of marketing and advertising team to execute clients’ branded materials 

Input and job management within multiple ERP systems

Deliver press-ready high-end files in a fast paced environment

   

Job Requirements

Knowledge & Skills:

Print production and graphic design

Solid grasp of graphic design fundamentals

In-depth Adobe Creative Suite knowledge

Solid communication skills

Experience with web ERP systems desirable

 

Performance Competencies:

Displays a passion for the work and a drive to improve preproduction process where possible

Comfortable prioritizing jobs as required, and able to handle an extremely high-paced environment

Organized, with the ability to handle multiple jobs simultaneously

Adaptable, solution-oriented, team player 

Excellent oral and written communication skills 

Ability to translate direction from Art Director through to final press ready production files

 

Education Requirements

Education, Experience & Training Required:

Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or equivalent experience

2+ years of experience as a designer for print

A portfolio of design

Salary based upon experience and qualifications

Benefits available-Medical & Life Insurance, 401k, Vacation