Connecticut Art Directors Club

September 2012


Production Artist/Designer

Posted on Friday, September 14, 2012

Work with product development, sales and channel managers, as well as the graphic design supervisor to support the production of design concepts for domestic and international marketing, including layout/text revisions and graphics, adhering to the global brand identity.

Responsibilities

  • Implement and produce various marketing collateral items in accordance with the global brand identity, in support of domestic and international business, including but not limited to packaging, catalogs, brochures, sell sheets, advertisements, and sample boards
  • Daily production work such as scaling, cropping, retouching, repositioning, color settings and preparation of final files to vendor.
  • Review final designs, layouts and resizes to ensure quality and accuracy before files are sent to publications or vendors.
  • Coordinate among cross-functional groups to identify business needs and create viable design solutions.
  • Nonessential Job Functions: Performs other directly related appropriate duties and assumes accountabilities as apparent or as delegated, including mutually agreed upon objectives.

Requirements

  • Experience working in consumer packaged, POP, and retail a plus.
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office. QuarkXpress a plus.
  • Highly skilled in production and prepress.
  • Strong eye to detail.
  • Copywriting and/or copyediting experience a plus.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to produce quality work under tight deadlines, work well under pressure and handle multiple priorities.
  • Initiative, creativity and self-motivation with ability to work independently or on a team.
  • Physical ability to lift and carry minimum of 40 pounds.
  • Team cooperation – maintain positive, cooperative attitude with all employees of LATICRETE and all customers.
  • Intermediate knowledge of and functional proficiency in ERP and CRM systems; Oracle EnterpriseOne and CRM OnDemand preferred.
  • 10% Travel

Qualifications

  • Minimum Associate’s degree in Art; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years graphic design as demonstrated by a design portfolio.

Apply

rmtaylor@laticrete.com

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Freelance Contractor: Design/Production

Posted on Saturday, September 8, 2012

We are a boutique creative firm focused on strategic communications solutions for corporate clients. Located in Fairfield County, in the Stamford/Westport/Wilton corridor.

Currently seeking freelance design contractor, who can work on site for a 2-3 month assignment this fall. Prefer someone with 1-3 years experience in graphic design and production, with ability to multi-task. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite programs (CS6). Experience with PowerPoint is helpful.

Apply

Please send resume and digital portfolio samples to: jwyant@wyantsimboli.com

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