Production Artist Jobs Vacancy in Upper Deck Carlsbad
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The Production Artist II is an intermediate level production position; the candidate is expected to possess competent abilities in both color correction and assembly skill sets. Responsibilities include assessing delivered information and implementation of direction received from Prepress Production Lead, Project Manager and/or mechanicals. All personnel are expected to sustain high quality file integrity with meticulous attention to detail.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned. * Proficient assembly and color correction skills, high volume path creation and/or mask selection capabilities are a big part of our deadline-driven environment. * Fulltime comprehension of production practices essential as direction is structurally provided via SOP’s, design mechanicals, written instruction and department Leads. * Unconditional support and adherence of departmental procedures and requirements is mandatory. * The ideal candidate will possess print experience, Offset preferred, Digital acceptable. Familiarity with the 4/c process is beneficial, to include, but not limited to: spot colors, varnish, foil, die cuts, deboss and/or embossing. * Hands on, energetic and motivated self-starter with the ability to work additional hours as required. * Achieve the highest possible quality of files produced within lithographic pre-production environment. * Accomplished communication skills requested, demonstrate close attention to detail with organized practices. Responsible for interacting daily with Production Lead, Project Manager(s), and teammates. * Support and adhere to internal Creative Departmental procedures and requirements to include but not limited to, assisting in other areas during production heavy cycles. * Proficiency in the following software or systems: Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office.
INTERACTION This position will interact closely with the Production Lead, Senior Production Artist, Project Managers, Photo and Type Editors, colleagues and other related staff.
EDUCATION/YEARS EXPERIENCE * High School Diploma or equivalent. College Degree with an emphasis in Graphic Arts a plus. * 5+ years of experience in Prepress or related area, publishing or relevant duties. REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES * Present understanding of Prepress and Print Industries standards, competent knowledge of established production tolerances. Familiarity with the 4/c process, to include, but not limited to: spot colors, varnish, foil, die cuts, deboss and/or embossing. Thorough understanding of file standards for print production (bleed, trapping, color separation, resolution, dot shapes, screen print angles, FM/Stochastic, plus exposure to a variety of paper and plastic substrates, etc.). * The qualified applicant must possess proficient computer skills; a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is required. Plus, intermediate proficiency in the following software: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. * Effective oral and written communication skills, demonstrates close attention to detail with organized practices. Ability to articulate clearly with internal partners. * Effective organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple, high priority projects with dedicated attention to detail. * Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend written instructions and follow pre-established guidelines. * Utilize technology and maximize efficiency: Maintain education and software capabilities. * Professional demeanor; team player orientation. * Ability to perform duties under minimal supervision while exercising reasonable discretion and independent judgment. * Manage time effectively, prioritizing duties and meet deadlines. Ability to maintain flexible work hours. Work hours are mostly consistent, but production requirements require flexibility. * Knowledge of the following areas would be desirable: NHL, plus historical knowledge of pop culture, including comics and film spanning a multitude of trends.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $22.00 to $25.00 /year
- Pre-press or related area / publishing: 5 years (Preferred)
- Graphic Arts: 1 year (Preferred)
- Bachelor's (Preferred)
- Carlsbad, CA (Preferred)