Position Packaging Production Artist - Freelance-to-Full Time
Location Manhattan
Starts March 2018
Duration Freelance to-Full Time
Status Freelance to Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a retail and homegoods store, is looking for a Packaging Production Artist to support their team in a freelance-to-full time role.

The Packaging Production Artist will be developing packaging production artwork/design templates and development of packaging comprehensives.

In more detail, the role will include the following:
• Executing mechanical artwork files and revisions; initiating routing process, and file release.
• Maintaining packaging production standards with file integrity, ensuring technical accuracy and process efficiency.
• Obtaining and tracking all creative assets (copy, images, translations and legal information)
• Constructing packaging comprehensives to ensure artwork lays properly on die-lines
• Retouching and color correcting images for use in packaging as needed.
• Tracking, recording receipt of print proofs and completing packaging production projects.
• Ensuring accuracy of the packaging art file database and complying with file management protocol.
• Collaborating with Packaging and Product Development teams to get necessary production direction approvals on all projects
• Collaborating with Packaging Manager and Packaging Designers to understand private brand, labels and their packaging requirements.

• 3-5 years of direct packaging production experience at a large retail or wholesale company
• Highly proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel
• Proven track record of producing high volumes of error-free packaging files and according to deadline

This is an exciting opportunity available in MARCH!!

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: NY31@jobalert.creativecircle.com