Art Production (Studio) Artist

Studio Cleveland, Ohio


Description

Marcus Thomas is an agency with the deepest digital, social and creative teams in its weight class. But when it comes to our people, we’re a happy band of “commanders of the impossible.” Don’t tell us it can’t be done—we’ll always prove you wrong!


We are seeking a production (studio) artist with a broad understanding of all facets of advertising, plus a passion for digital and print art production, to join our team. We know the impossible is possible and we’re seeking candidates who know that too. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

          Create clean, accurate digital files and graphics for reproduction and web development.

          Judge and implement efficient and effective time management to complete work on tight deadlines.

          Assist with agency presentation materials for client and new business efforts.

          Communicate effectively any perceived pitfalls in project process prior to implementation.

          Create pleasing design as needed for studio projects.

          Display passion and desire to assist with projects as they come to life in the execution phase of the process.

 

Requirements:

  • Four to five years of experience as a production artist in an agency setting or print shop.
  • Strong knowledge of the complete Adobe Creative Suite, with solid skill sets in Photoshop organization, Illustrator and InDesign, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • A portfolio that highlights your skills – art production and design sensibility alike.
  • Proven experience and full understanding of print production and the elements needed to support prepress documents.
  • Experience with and full understanding of best practices for social media production and digital file development.
  • Experience working on large, complex websites, microsites, apps, etc.
  • A good eye for design and composition – knowing a “good alt” from a “bad alt.”
  • Project and time management skills – must be able to work quickly within the agency by communicating and following internal Studio department processes and guidelines.
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and juggle multiple priorities – thrive in an environment where we sweat even the small stuff as we “Make our Mark.
  • High comfort level with changing priorities at the last minutetaking direction and communicating with peers and supervisor, plus a willingness to step outside of the box to achieve desired results.
  • An articulate, friendly, “whatever-it-takes” attitude, along with a very strong work ethic.
  • Enthusiasm for keeping up-to-date with the latest design and tech trends.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment filled with many unique personalities to achieve outstanding results.