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Production Artist 

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Position Summary: The Production Artist is a highly motivated, detailed-oriented individual that can effectively proof and prepare product files for final production, understand and improve processes, and work within a team to drive quality and efficiency. They have a passion for excellent production standards - efficiently executing the vision of the VP of Creative and Art Director to ensure product across all product lines are marketable, cost-effective, and consistent with brand standards. With the need to work cross-departmentally, inter-departmentally, and with outside suppliers and vendors, the Production Artist must be a skilled listener, an excellent communicator, and an innovative troubleshooter.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and proof production files for a wide range of consumer products including cards, paper tableware, gift packaging, home decor, giftware, & packaging.
  • Responsible for examining a project's typography, imagery, layout, and formatting to ensure high-quality production results.
  • Review production files, ensuring accuracy and completeness so the designated vendor will be able to produce them successfully.
  • Responsible for collecting, processing, checking/proofing and uploading files. Also responsible for accuracy and quality; must communicate with external suppliers at all stages to ensure quality.
  • Prepare and adjust press-ready files and images based on the supplied specifications. Assist in meeting the continual need to resize and adjust images to ensure market-readiness across a wide variety of platforms.
  • Package image files correctly and ensure they are ready to be used and easily accessible.
  • Follow development timelines to ensure all projects are completed within deadlines.
  • Collaborate with VP of Creative, Art Director, Creative Product Designers, and freelancers to enhance product line, work flow and production process. A key player in process development and developing organization-wide standards.
  • Understand supplier/vendor needs and expectations; communicate effectively with the relevant parties.
  • Has an ability to see the big picture, while being detailed oriented.
  • Deliver color-matching materials to external suppliers to ensure accurate production.
  • Coordinate the PPS (pre-production sample) feedback process.
  • Assists with creation of physical mockups as needed.
  • Assists in organizing and maintaining File Transfer Site/Vendor Transfer Site and Art Server.
  • Assists in keeping files of fonts, colors, and art in an orderly and systemized fashion to ensure ease of use, and efficiency.

The Ideal Production Artist:

  • Understands the fundamental principles of press production such as file construction, color profiling, pre-flight formatting, file set-up for various printing processes (digital, lithography, thermography, etc.) and an understanding of basic treatments such as foil, glitter, flock and emboss.
  • Highly adept at proofing files with an excellent eye for detail.
  • Motivated self-starter driving to improve overall quality of product and processes.
  • Using industry standard software to finalize designs to meet proper product vision.
  • Keep current with design technology, techniques, software, and best practices.
  • Able to troubleshoot problems with suppliers, vendors, and manufacturers.
  • Flexible and agile, a key team player who understands the market/industry demands and how we must respond to them.

Convivial Brands Expectations of all Employees:

  • Adheres to all Convivial Brands Policies and Procedures.
  • Conducts self in a manner consistent with Convivial Brands' Core Values at all times.
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude with all contacts.
  • Consistently reports to work on time and prepared to perform the duties of the position.
  • Meets productivity standards and performs duties as workload necessitates.
  • Maintains the privacy of all company proprietary information.
  • Treat visitors, vendors, customers, and team members with respect and dignity.
  • Able to safely perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must maintain a score of Y on the GWC rating scale.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No direct reports currently.
  • Support, encourage, coach, and maintain accountability through their influence to ensure success for the team members and for the organization.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Production Artist  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Convivial Brands Corporate Headquarters  
EOE Statement It is our policy to offer equal opportunity to all, based upon individual merit and without
regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status,
height, weight, genetic information (regarding employee or family), family medical history,
Vietnam Era Veterans Status or physical or mental disability (provided that the disability -
with or without a reasonable accommodation - would not interfere with your ability to
perform the essential functions of the position applied for or constitute a safety hazard), to the
extent required by law.

We do not condone harassment relating to a person's race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, age, or physical or mental disability. We
prohibit the use, distribution, sale, or possession of drugs, and controlled substances while at
work. We prohibit reporting to work under the influence of alcoholic beverages, drugs, or
controlled substances.

If you execute and submit this Application electronically to CONVIVIAL BRANDS ELC, INC, you agree
to the following: (1) you voluntarily agree to submit your Application and the information you
provided in it electronically; and (2) your electronic signature is your own.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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