Description

About You:

You’re a strong production designer who finds tremendous satisfaction in bringing concepts to life with your technical expertise. You are enthusiastic and thrive in a high-volume, quick turnaround environment. High-quality and attention to detail are a given in your work. You welcome creative collaboration but are also comfortable taking direction and working solo. You have demonstrated omni-channel marketing design experience in retail/ecommerce, promotion driven environment. You have the capability, capacity and drive to hit the ground running.

 About Us:  

We’re a Creative Department looking for the right Production Designer to join our in-house team of ego-free misfits. Our creatives are enthusiastic and thrive in a highly collaborative, sometimes quick-turn environment. Positive vibes only. Well, at least 93% of the time (we’re only human).  

About the Role

The Production Designer works within our newly formed Creative Production Studio to generate assets across all channels – direct mail, app, web, display, social, and other digital touchpoints. In a high-volume, quick-turnaround environment, you must be able to take direction, effectively collaborate with teammates across disciplines to clarify requirements, goals, expectations, and timelines. Organization and multi-tasking abilities as well as excellence in communication are essential for this position. This is a Mid-level role within a total team of 5. This role reports into the Manager, Creative Production Studio.                 

Responsibilities 

  • Create assets across all our channels: direct mail, app, web, display, social, and other digital touchpoints
  • Support the Creative Team, and partner with copywriters to bring the brand and seasonal expression to life in all projects produced out of the Creative Production Studio
  • Dedication to ensuring efficient, high quality and timely production of designs
  • Juggle a mix of quick-turnaround projects, often with overlapping priorities and urgency
  • Make various formats of supplied assets production-ready and resolve any asset issues that arise during production
  • Build and maintain working files inside a collaborative file structure
  • Show professionalism in all aspects of your daily tasks
  • Be self-motivated, flexible and able to thrive in ambiguity
  • Continually adopt new tools and practices as the work evolves
  • Manage work tasks, functions and time sheet using department’s project management tool

Qualifications

  • 4-year Bachelor Degree in Design, Advertising or Fine Arts, but will accept adequate experience in lieu of formal education
  • 3+ years’ design experience, with exposure to both print and digital, previous production studio experience a huge plus.
  • Portfolio to example your skills and aesthetic
  • Portfolio must show examples of print work and ideally digital manipulation or photo composite (before and after)
  • Agency experience a plus
  • Excellent type and layout skills paired with a strong design aesthetic
  • Print experience a must
  • Mobile design experience is desired
  • Must have expertise in Adobe CC, Sketch and InVision skills
  • Web dev understanding / abilities is a plus
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly organized with a clear and responsive communication style
  • Great attention to detail