Production Artist

San Francisco, California Production Artist Posted February 21, 2023
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Role: Production Artist 
Location: San Francisco, CA (Onsite)
Salary: $80,000-$100,000
Industry: Experiential Marketing

Do you have a strong eye for design, graphic production skills, typographic, strict attention to detail, and outstanding organizational acumen? This role just might be for you! Our client is a well known agency looking to add a fulltime Production Artist to help develop and refine creative deliverables. Candidate must be located in the San Francisco area to report to the office when required. 

Production Artist Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate closely with art directors, designers and developers
  • Have a deep understanding of large scale graphics and print production files for environmental design
  • Prepare final digital, and press-ready files based on supplied specifications for a variety of final executional outputs
  • Make various formats of supplied artwork production-ready and resolve any artwork issues that arise during production
  • Provide image retouching, clipping paths and additional image manipulation
  • Package and preflight files for release to printers or media partners
  • Create PDFs for print and client review
  • Conduct in person and remote press checks
  • Prepare and optimize images for online, mobile, and video applications
  • Catalog and reference art for future projects
  • Create and manage timeline to ensure tasks are being completed on time
  • Troubleshoot problems as they arise with both the creative team and the printer
  • Keep up to date with new production techniques and trends through research and education
  • Work with senior design team on decks and image searches

Production Artist Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience in graphic design, print/digital production, visual arts or related field
  • A portfolio demonstrating clear knowledge of print production and design
  • An understanding of experience and environmental design
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to self-start
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional communication skills and confidence working within a multidisciplinary creative team
  • A commitment to the rigor of the creative output
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite


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