Production Artist - WFH during Covid-19

Starts Beginning of October
Duration 6+ Months
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $32/hour
Our CPG client is in need of a Production Artist with 4+ years of CPG packaging design experience for a 6+ month contract assignment starting in October offering 40 hours/week working from home.

In this role, the Production Artist will support the execution of production packaging solutions and artwork across multiple brands.

Production Artist Required Skills/Experience:
- 4-year degree required in Visual Design, Graphic Design, Packaging Design or other related degree or equivalent combination of experience and instruction.
- Expert knowledge in Adobe CS (Illustrator & Photoshop a MUST)
- Understanding of die line creation, layout, typography, color palettes and processes.
- Solid knowledge of printing processes and technologies and how it affects different substrate materials.
- Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously with tight deadlines.
- Retouching skills a plus
- Experience with a Digital Asset Management system - Widen and Project Management system – Workfront

Production Artist Responsibilities Include:
- Execution of production package design and line extensions.
- Creation of packaging designs from layout through final production and delivery of print ready files based on supplied specifications for several types of production.
- Brand and product assets include: packaging design, product images, mockups; activation assets such as permanent merchandising, temporary merchandising, promotion support, customer presentations, launch kits; etc.
- Partner with print vendors on pre-press, color proof matching and print production.
- Collaborate and work closely with other design specialists including but not limited to: lead designers, project managers, production manager, industrial designers, illustrators, retouchers, photographers, etc.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: