• Production Artist

    Quad/GraphicsAR, AR

    Job #524813790

  • It's a new era in consumer marketing. BlueSoho, a division of Quad/Graphics, helps our clients meet the challenge. As an integrated marketing and technology firm, the BlueSoho team helps customers connect their print content across mobile, digital, video, social media and other marketing channels. Our full suite of services is designed to deliver high-impact brand experiences.

    BlueSoHo, a division of Quad/Graphics, has an exciting opportunity for a Page Production Artist to work on-site with one of our clients in Bentonville, AR. A successful candidate will use their experience in desktop layout design to exceed client expectations and interpret client directions to create layouts and requested corrections within our fast paced environment. The purpose of this position is to assemble and process high-resolution layouts to provide our customers with superior quality press ready files. Qualified candidates will need to have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to thrive in a team environment and work independently with minimal supervision. Attention to detail and exceptional communication skills is a must. Previous file management and customer service experience preferred.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Create and produce page layouts that promote the client's brand and sales objectives
    • Production of highly versioned Retail advsertising pages and proofs
    • Creation, review and publishing of annotated print proofs
    • Final production change and alteration validation and review
    • Creation of advertising market breakdown and versioning of base ads for print
    • Work with brand standards and guidelines
    • Collaborate with account manager
    • Work with pagination and product mix to develop page layouts and final page production
    • Produce four-color and black and white page versions
    • Prepare final files for print and digital production
    • Work efficiently through high volumes, meeting tight deadlines within established budgets
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Design or related field
    • 2-5 years of experience designing and producing marketing support materials
    • Knowledge of creating and working with templates and style sheets; including page formatting of copy, placing photos and artwork; producing multiple versions
    • Proficiency in all Mac-based, industry-standard software programs including, but not limited to, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
    • Knowledge of the Windows platform
    • Experience with data-driven page production
    • Knowledge of all steps required for the print process and an understanding of production methods to ensure designs can be produced for print delivery
    Additional Company Information

    We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

    Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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    Job Title: Production Artist Business: BlueSoho Location: AR Job Type: Design / Creative Job Schedule: Full time (FT) Requisition Number: 5725 Share this job:

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    Company Description:

    Quad/Graphics is a leading print and marketing services provider focused on helping brand owners market their products, services and content more efficiently and effectively across media channels. The company has approximately 22,500 full-time employees across North America, South America and Europe with 161 facilities locations in 17 countries. With a consultative approach, worldwide capabilities, leading-edge technology and single-source simplicity, Quad/Graphics creates value for its clients be helping them perform better in today's rapidly changing world through the integration of print products with complementary services to improve efficiencies, reduce costs, create engagement, lift response and increase revenue.

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    Updated 11/24/2017