Production Artist 2017-12-31T00:27:27+00:00

Production Artist


Lincolnshire, IL
Posted April 30
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to nina@thesmartdept.com.

The smartdept is looking for several skilled Production Artists for a globally-recognized corporate client in Lincolnshire, IL. We’re looking for 5+ candidates to work on-site, laying out and producing print collateral that are designed in-house for their Fortune 500 clients.

If you’re super detail-oriented, an excellent multi-tasker and are looking for a long-term opportunity, then please keep reading!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Joining a group of incredibly talented creatives that support the client's sale team
  • Making sure all multi-page digital files passed along from the design team are print-ready
  • Reviewing layouts and correcting any errors
  • Editing design elements such as font consistency, type size, page layout, color correction, image sizing, etc., across a variety of collateral such as RFP's, marketing pieces and client facing deliverables
  • Working closely with copywriters, design team and other production artists

What you’ll need:

  • 4+ years of experience producing multi-page documents, corporate experience is a plus!
  • Production experience with a very wide assortment of print projects including but not limited to Direct Mail, Catalogs, Sales sheets, Print Ads, etc.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite – Knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is critical
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • You should be able to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines, while also remaining incredibly detail-oriented!
  • Strong portfolio showcasing your fabulous production work

Why you’ll want to work here:

  • Energetic and collaborative work environment (breakfast & pizza parties included!!)
  • If you hit this contract out of the park, you’ll be invited to come back year after year for their 6+ month busy season
  • A lot of opportunity for overtime…AKA time and a half!

*Any interested candidates are required to pass a production exercise prior to working with our client.

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