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 Degree Required

Graphic art or closely related fields

One year of experience may be substituted for one year of required education

Maximum substitution of two years.

 

EXPERIENCE:

2+ years

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Continuously stand/walk or lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (20-50lbs) Examples: Nurses, LVNs and physical therapists

 

ENVIRONMENT: Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature extremes, loud noises and bright lights. Examples: mail clerks, material handlers and food service workers

 

 

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.