Graphic Artist

Marketing and Product Management Temple, Texas


Description

Position at Wilsonart

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze layouts, illustrations, drawings, mechanicals and other related materials to become familiar with assignments.
  • Pre-flights supplied artwork for compliance and analyze drawings and mechanicals for effective printability.
  • Creates and develops graphic artwork for custom laminate opportunities and customers to customer specification.
  • Formats and completes graphic files for custom laminate orders received for digital printing
  • Interacts with customers to discuss design concepts when necessary.
  • Color matches specifications on digitally printed custom laminates and works with the customer to receive approval on submitted proofs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Self-motivated, independent worker
  • Knowledge of computer graphic programs sufficient to create working files that can be output to large format printing equipment
  • Must be advanced skill level in Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Ability to produce specified colors through the use of CMYK process
  • Knowledge of high-pressure decorative laminate and the related manufacturing process
  • Ability to exercise diversity of elements in different graphic programs to achieve necessary and specified end design requirements
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written and/or oral instructions. Ability to solve problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write and communicate effectively and present in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

Minimum Requirements:


Education:  
Bachelor's Degree in Graphic art or closely related field. One year of experience may be substituted for one year of required education with a maximum substitution of two years.

Experience:  2+ years of experience working as a Graphic Artist.

Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.