Freelance Production Coordinator

New York, New York Production Posted July 1, 2024
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Title: Freelance Production Coordinator
Company: Brand

Location: NYC

Duration: 1 Year

Pay rate: $25-30/hr

Hourly rate is commensurate with experience and is an estimated range provided by JBC. Our client is hiring at multiple levels.

Our client is a major retailer specializing in beauty products. They are currently looking for a Hybrid Production Coordinator. The Production Coordinator is part of the Marketing team. The Production Coordinator is a detail-oriented designer/technician who is responsible for the timely and accurate release of InDesign and Illustrator files for their Visual/Marketing team and various other internal and external partners.


  • Performs quality control (QC) checks on packaging mechanicals for accuracy to ensure it complies with brand standards and technical specifications
  • Trouble shoots and resolves any discrepancies with marketing files
  • Executes timely and accurate art releases of final InDesign and Illustrator files
  • Owns the Magazine process; works to build 12-13 magazines (floorset documents) a year across multiple formats for international release
  • Archives released files on internal servers and digital asset management system (DAM)
  • Remains current on industry standard processes and technologies
  • Owns and maintains a library of templates and die-lines
  • Collaborates with Creative, Copy, Marketing Operations, Traffic, and Procurement teams to properly execute each project
  • Partners with all Graphic designers to improve projects, processes, and standards


  • Expert knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop and functional knowledge of additional Adobe Creative Suite programs
  • Ability to initiate/apply advanced file & image processing techniques, i.e., batch process, write scripts, work with layers, masking, channels, etc.
  • Understanding of basic color separation, page layout, art manipulation
  • Strong knowledge of graphic design, creative design, production artwork, and print services preferred
  • Able to work cross-functionally with various internal teams, outside partners, and strong personalities
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented, efficient, and agile in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment, while working on multiple projects
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a large cross-functional team
  • Ability to work both in an office environment and remotely
  • Excellent management of timing and deliverables 
  • Pro-active and able to show initiative 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Enthusiastic about the creative and technical processes 
  • Strong understanding of and curiosity for current trends in beauty, product, and fashion marketing, advertising, and social media
  • Able to work in a matrix environment

Bonus Skills:

  • PrePress/Print/Video experience
  • Photo/Video processing or editing
  • Experience with FileMaker
  • Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Knowledge of Color Theory
  • Knowledge of Typography
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