Production Artist

Posting ID : A1068492537
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Art Media Design

Based in Santa Barbara, EvansHardy+Young is a leader in advertising, media and public relations. For over 20 years, EHY has successfully produced award winning print, digital and television advertising for a wide array of client industries both locally and nationally. We work in a fast paced yet fun multidisciplinary environment in downtown Santa Barbara.

We are currently seeking an experienced Production Artist to join the creative department of our full-service advertising agency. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator who is highly organized and has a passion for art and design. S/he has a knowledge of production processes, including but not limited to the ability to use current software to create/refine artwork that meets pre-press requirements. Skills required for this position include typography, type specification, photo cropping/sizing, image manipulation, digital illustration skills, digital and print color specification, etc. Experience in advertising art production, with a working knowledge of printing techniques and requirements, inks, papers, digital pre-press, and typography/font management is desirable. S/he must be fluent in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Familiarity with additional industry design and production software such as Keynote/After Effects/Premiere etc is desired. Familiarity with interactive/web image requirements/preparation and web/social platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Wordpress is also highly desired but not required. The right candidate will find a nurturing environment in our creative department that encourages creativity and growth.

Completes all digital artwork/layouts assigned by traffic/production manager.
Produces all artwork according to supplied specifications and makes all requested changes/corrections promptly and correctly.
Reviews all work for errors/omissions prior to turning in work for creative/account executive/client approval.
Generates proofs for internal review and client review.
Maintains working knowledge of pertinent software and peripherals needed to complete work.
May be asked to assist in preparing digital images for use by the web department or social media team.
Assists in visual presentations.

Required experience:
Experience in digital and print art production: 1 year
Experience with Apple/Mac Operating Systems.
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
Knowledge of Typography standards and type management.
A passion for Art and Design.

To be considered for an interview, please submit your portfolio, cover letter, and salary expectations via email, Attn: Kim Ritner, Human Resources Manager. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and offer a competitive healthcare/benefit plan.

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