Production Designer

The Keva Dine Agency™
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted 2 hours ago
ContractorDesign Services,Photography,Retail


Full-time Contract, 3-month assignment

100% on-site, Marin, SF Bay Area

Now Hiring a Production Designer to work across all aspects of print and digital design for a luxury retail client based near San Francisco. This position is similar to a production artist or junior graphic designer with the opportunity to expand into graphic design or art direction. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years of design and production experience within advertising, branding, direct marketing, retail, or editorial, as well as a highly developed eye for detail and a passion for design.

This position will work with cross-functional teams that include project managers, creative directors, art directors, print production team, photo studio, producers, retouchers, merchants, product development, web team, and copywriters.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work as a creative intermediary between the photography team, retouchers, graphic design team, product development team, illustrators, creative directors, art directors, and project managers
  • Manage and maintain the working files for the print catalog and ensure such files are updated and correct in all their digital and physical iterations
  • Develop and maintain organized and detail-oriented file management systems of InDesign documents and digital files.
  • Create rough, "pre-retouched" files in Photoshop and InDesign and provide specific creative direction blueprints for retouchers
  • Responsibilities also include print production, preliminary retouching, maintaining working files and folders, and organizing digital imagery in the concepting phases of a project

What You’ll Bring:

  • Advanced skills in InDesign and Photoshop, as well as a basic understanding of print production/prepress
  • Eagerness to learn new skills and software, and flexibility to adopt techniques and protocols that are specific to the company workflow
  • A passion for organization and developing organizational systems, with a proclivity for detail-oriented design and thinking
  • The ability to proceed with projects proactively, meet deadlines, and openness to work demanding hours when the project requires it
  • The desire to be part of a team and a willingness to accept direction and critique from creative directors and project managers and the flexibility to embrace change enthusiastically
  • Ability to work calmly and comfortably in a high-pressure environment
  • BFA or MFA Degree in Design or any related field

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