Quad/Graphics Circular Production Artist in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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.
Quad/Graphics has an exciting opportunity for a Circular Production Artist to work onsite with one of our clients in Woonsocket, RI. 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:
Follow client directions to create layouts
Read and follow internal markup and customer instructions
Perform specific corrections as needed, determined by evaluation of provided copy and/or soft proof evaluation
General knowledge of retail versioning
Create special effects in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Provide feedback to other production operators
General knowledge of the workflows and procedures for the assigned area
Understanding of Apple Macintosh environment
Responsible for tracking or moving job components through production using Quad/Graphics Smart Tools or Imaging IT-developed applications
Other job related duties as assigned
Associate or Technical degree in Art, Graphic, Design or relatable program
Minimum of three years’ experience designing and producing for catalogs, direct mail, signage, retail inserts, etc.
Knowledge of creating and working with templates and style sheets; including page formatting of copy, placing photos and artwork; producing multiple versions
Proficiency in Macintosh-based programs required, along with the latest versions of Adobe In-Design, Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft applications (Excel and Word)
Knowledge of steps required for the print process and an understanding of production methods to ensure designs can be produced for print delivery
Portfolio samples required
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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