Graphic Designer

  • location: Tampa, FL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $22 per hour
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job description

Graphic Designer

job summary:
Production Artist

SUMMARY

Utilizes graphic design technology and computer software packages to produce edit and prepare advertisements newsletters brochures presentations and other corporate communication materials for output. Follows established processes including but not limited to digital file organization (art files and stock photography) job movement and collecting files for external vendors

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Makes redline edits from proofreading marks

Maintains internal naming conventions digital file organization and follows established internal processes

Prepares and sets up files for final output for commercial printers (proper use of bleeds folds panel sizes and gutters) as well as upload files to an FTP site

Creates typography using kerning tracking and special characters Creates reviews and edits layout and style sheets

Produces clean mockups for presentations and client reviews

Performs print production all design files

Works proficiently in a shared server/network environment

Communicates with internal business partners including Traffic Translations and Account Executives etc.

Performs special projects as assigned

Additional Position Responsibilities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

An Associate's Degree in a related field Required- or equivalent work experience required

A Bachelor's Degree in a related field Preferred

1+ year of experience in a print and pre-press production environment; web development illustration and/or advanced Photoshop skills a plus Required

Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills Intermediate

Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines Intermediate

Other Detail-oriented with clear understanding of overall objectives Intermediate

Other Demonstrated ability to work under pressure Intermediate

Other demonstrates a proven commitment to accuracy and quality Intermediate

Technology

Macintosh InDesign Advanced knowledge of Macintosh design applications including InDesign. QuarkXpress Photoshop Acrobat Advanced Required

Macintosh Photoshop Basic understanding of MS Office Suite Advanced Required

Microsoft Excel Intermediate Required

Microsoft Access Intermediate Required

Microsoft Word Intermediate Required

Microsoft Outlook Intermediate Required

Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate Required

Other Macintosh QuarkXpress Advanced Required

Other Macintosh Acrobat Advanced Required

 
location: Tampa, Florida
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Associate's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
Production Artist

SUMMARY

Utilizes graphic design technology and computer software packages to produce edit and prepare advertisements newsletters brochures presentations and other corporate communication materials for output. Follows established processes including but not limited to digital file organization (art files and stock photography) job movement and collecting files for external vendors

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Makes redline edits from proofreading marks

Maintains internal naming conventions digital file organization and follows established internal processes

Prepares and sets up files for final output for commercial printers (proper use of bleeds folds panel sizes and gutters) as well as upload files to an FTP site

Creates typography using kerning tracking and special characters Creates reviews and edits layout and style sheets

Produces clean mockups for presentations and client reviews

Performs print production all design files

Works proficiently in a shared server/network environment

Communicates with internal business partners including Traffic Translations and Account Executives etc.

Performs special projects as assigned

Additional Position Responsibilities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

An Associate's Degree in a related field Required- or equivalent work experience required

A Bachelor's Degree in a related field Preferred

1+ year of experience in a print and pre-press production environment; web development illustration and/or advanced Photoshop skills a plus Required

Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills Intermediate

Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines Intermediate

Other Detail-oriented with clear understanding of overall objectives Intermediate

Other Demonstrated ability to work under pressure Intermediate

Other demonstrates a proven commitment to accuracy and quality Intermediate

Technology

Macintosh InDesign Advanced knowledge of Macintosh design applications including InDesign. QuarkXpress Photoshop Acrobat Advanced Required

Macintosh Photoshop Basic understanding of MS Office Suite Advanced Required

Microsoft Excel Intermediate Required

Microsoft Access Intermediate Required

Microsoft Word Intermediate Required

Microsoft Outlook Intermediate Required

Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate Required

Other Macintosh QuarkXpress Advanced Required

Other Macintosh Acrobat Advanced Required

 
qualifications:
Production Artist

SUMMARY

Utilizes graphic design technology and computer software packages to produce edit and prepare advertisements newsletters brochures presentations and other corporate communication materials for output. Follows established processes including but not limited to digital file organization (art files and stock photography) job movement and collecting files for external vendors

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Makes redline edits from proofreading marks

Maintains internal naming conventions digital file organization and follows established internal processes

Prepares and sets up files for final output for commercial printers (proper use of bleeds folds panel sizes and gutters) as well as upload files to an FTP site

Creates typography using kerning tracking and special characters Creates reviews and edits layout and style sheets

Produces clean mockups for presentations and client reviews

Performs print production all design files

Works proficiently in a shared server/network environment

Communicates with internal business partners including Traffic Translations and Account Executives etc.

Performs special projects as assigned

Additional Position Responsibilities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

An Associate's Degree in a related field Required- or equivalent work experience required

A Bachelor's Degree in a related field Preferred

1+ year of experience in a print and pre-press production environment; web development illustration and/or advanced Photoshop skills a plus Required

Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills Intermediate

Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines Intermediate

Other Detail-oriented with clear understanding of overall objectives Intermediate

Other Demonstrated ability to work under pressure Intermediate

Other demonstrates a proven commitment to accuracy and quality Intermediate

Technology

Macintosh InDesign Advanced knowledge of Macintosh design applications including InDesign. QuarkXpress Photoshop Acrobat Advanced Required

Macintosh Photoshop Basic understanding of MS Office Suite Advanced Required

Microsoft Excel Intermediate Required

Microsoft Access Intermediate Required

Microsoft Word Intermediate Required

Microsoft Outlook Intermediate Required

Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate Required

Other Macintosh QuarkXpress Advanced Required

Other Macintosh Acrobat Advanced Required

 
skills: MS Office
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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