Position Pre-Media Specialist
Location Detroit
Starts Mid May
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our agency client is hiring a Production Artist to join their team for a full time opportunity.

This person will be a viable member of a larger team who is responsible the production of all print related marketing materials. This includes, but not limited to advertising, out of home, signage, direct mail (including DVPOD), catalogs, brochures and various point of sale marketing materials.

• Have strong capabilities in most graphic related software and pre-press processes. Strong foundation in InDesign is a must and Illustrator/Photoshop proficiency is preferred as well. This candidate must possess the ability to take Art Director layouts and create print ready files as it relates to the intended medium. Data merge experience is a plus.

• Knowledge of offset printing process is necessary. The position requires a knowledge base in printing as well as pre-press

• Taking all manner of complex graphic designs and preparing them for print
- Deleting unused colors/art/extraneous items
- Checking artwork for size, color space, proportion
- Placing versions on correctly labeled layers
- Linking art
- Checking alignment

• Adherence to strict style guide / brand guidelines.

• Flight checking and identifying issues with regards to color space, missing links, resolution and logos.

• Organize multiple project details and ensure the client’s InDesign files are built for error free press production (layers and style sheets, baseline grid, proper typesetting, image/color swopping and calibrating based on press specs, etc.).

• Work with the lead art directors, production manager and account team to ensure expectations are being met.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: det20@jobalert.creativecircle.com