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Production Graphic Designer III

Mettawa, IL | Professional/Business Services
Job ID: 84437
Listed on 10/8/2018


Production Graphic Designer III

Period: 11/05/2018 to 10/04/2019

Work Location:26525 North Riverwoods Boulevard, ABV, Mettawa, Illinois, 60045


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Production Graphic Designer 

As a production graphic designer on a long-term contract, you’ll join a culturally diverse group of 90+ strategic and creative explorers at an in-house advertising agency for a biopharmaceutical company with 29,000+ employees. 

You’ll be part of a close-knit team—senior designers, web developers, motion artists, writers, editors, and account managers—that partners with cross-functional stakeholders to support 30+ leading brands. Together, you’ll develop multichannel materials for affiliates in 80+ countries. 

•    Prepare artwork for production: scale images, adjust resolution, create packaging schematics and dielines 
•    Retouch images in Photoshop and apply special effects to a wide range of photography 
•    Add interactive functionality to PDFs 
•    Edit existing creative materials: make type and art edits, including complex data-based charts and tables 
•    Assist in providing project and printing specifications 
•    Identify issues regarding high-risk designs that could potentially delay final deliverables 
•    Perform artwork searches on stock photo websites and internal databases 
•    Work with creative managers and writers to prepare presentations for creative meetings 
•    Prioritize multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment 
•    Communicate with creative and account teams to ensure projects stay on track 
•    Work overtime when needed to complete time-sensitive projects 

Must Have 
•    Education + experience: Bachelor’s degree in design or related discipline; 5+ years of experience working in a creative agency environment; strong portfolio demonstrating creativity and related expertise 
•    Technical skills: Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite software: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator 
•    Soft skills: High degree of initiative to drive projects to completion in a fast-paced environment; ability to absorb and respond to constructive feedback and turn projects around quickly when off course 
•    Portfolio: Must provide samples of work to be considered, including before-and-after retouched photos 
•    Creative exercise: Must complete a creative exercise on-site to be considered 

Nice to Have, but not required 
•    Working knowledge of Premiere Pro, After Effects, PowerPoint, and Keynote 
•    Experience creating 3D models/renderings for conceptual presentations