Position Packaging Production Artist / Designer, Retail
Location Manhattan
Starts Friday 1/3
Duration About 1 month
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client, a well known national retail company is currently looking for a Freelance Packaging Production Artist / Designer to join their team onsite starting Friday 1/3.

Packaging Production Artist / Designer will be working onsite, 40 hours per week, for about 1 month with potential to extend.

This role will consist of about 80% production and 20% design. You must have samples of packaging production mechanicals to be considered for this opportunity.

Packaging Production Artist / Designer Responsibilities:
- Work on creating detailed packaging mechanicals and prepping files for final production for a wide range of products (Seasonal, Home etc)
- Ensure mechanical files adhere to brand packaging standards and vendor specifications; troubleshoot technical problems when needed
- Be responsible for converting design files into print-ready mechanicals for production; route / release production files
- Organize past and present production files on the artwork server
- Develop secondary design layouts based on lead designer layouts, run with designs when needed

Packaging Production Artist / Designer MUST:
- Have 5+ years of experience in packaging production with strong attention to detail, technical skills, and a meticulous work ethic
- Be EXTREMELY detail orientated when it comes to file management for mechanicals
- Be proficient with the creative suite, with design and typography skills
- MUST have the ability to work in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines while collaborating with the team
- Ability to take direction and run with it, while also being proactive
- Have hands on knowledge of prepress and printing standards
- Proficient knowledge of CMYK, RGB, SPOT, color modes, and conversion
- Strong project management skills, organizational skills, and time-management skills

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc196@jobalert.creativecircle.com