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Production Artist

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Naperville, IL, United States
Posted September 30
Freelance
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to melissa@thesmartdept.com.

smartdept.inc is searching for a Production Artist for a leading independent publications company located in the western suburbs of Chicago. The ideal candidate will come with 2-3 years of experience, be detail-oriented, and LOVE Book. This is a full-time and on-going contract position.

what you'll do: 

•  must technically savvy and thoroughly proficient using the Macintosh OSX

platform, proficient in InDesign CC, Illustrator, Photoshop, and various Adobe

software.

• Demonstrate strong typography skills

• Create visually appealing cover layouts

• Experience in print book production, cover design, and applying text edits

• Knowledge of formatting files so they are print ready, exporting PDFs, ability

to review work for errors or inconsistencies across book series.

• Update print book files in InDesign CC for text changes and reformatting

cover files to printer templates

• Flow in digital text from editorial, correctly format all graphic elements;

prepare files for intermediate proofing and final digital files for print vendor

• Thorough understanding of file types and their attributes (EPS, INDD, PSD,

TIF, JPEG)

• Experience an image processing for color correction, retouching, and

compositing.

• Ability to troubleshoot technical problems that may arise.

what you'll need: 

• Creative, attentive to detail; ability to take direction and follow through.

• Detail – and deadline – oriented across multiple projects simultaneously.

• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

• Proven organizational skills

• Relevant work experience in Graphic Design, Typography, Visual

 


If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to melissa@thesmartdept.com.