Digital Production Artist (Packaging) - Boston - Metro North

Starts July 2021
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a full-service design agency north of Boston that specializes in consumer packaged goods, is looking for a Digital Production Artist to join their team. Previous CPG experience is necessary for this role!!!

As the Digital Production Artist you will be required to create various digital packaging artwork files such as primary folding cartons, labels and secondary packaging PDQ trays, POP merchandisers and corrugated self-shipper cartons, etc.

You will manage the creation of files from the digital artwork origination stage for client approval through completion of final press-ready digital artwork files. Working in a 100% Apple Mac based team, you will use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS to create color separated digital artwork.

Responsibilities Include:
- Preparing and creating electronic “press-ready” artwork
- Revising existing artwork files and augment to suit a different print process or packaging types
- Ensuring all digital artwork files are consistent across related brands or ranges
- Comparing artwork files for brand and layout consistency across related packaging categories
- Inspecting artwork files for correct usage and application of consistent copy style specifications
- Confirming that packaging artwork, copy and die-line confirms to the clients’ brand requirements

The IDEAL Digital Production Artist will have:
- Experience in the packaging and/or printing industry essential
- At least 3 years’ experience producing digital packaging (press-ready) artwork is strongly preferred
• Previous experience of offset print processes a must; knowledge of flexography desirable
• Expert level digital artwork assembly skills required in both Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS
• Working knowledge of InDesign, MS Word and Excel, and experience with Mac OS software and network environments
• Strong attention to detail with the ability to quickly identify logical, efficient ways to create artwork and produce error-free digital artwork

This is a direct hire opportunity. You will be required to onboard onsite, but following initial training you will be able to work in hybrid capacity.

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