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HomeVisit Chantilly, VA

  • Salary $12 to $15 Hourly
  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

Position: Production Team Member
Classification: Non-exempt
Level: Entry
Department: Production
Reports to: Production Manager
Date Updated: December 28, 2017


The production team member is primarily responsible for designing the format of publications, such as brochures, flyers, and cards for online display and print. They utilize layout software to assemble text, photographs, and other content in an aesthetically pleasing and easy-to-read arrangement.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Works as a team with both customer service and print departments.

  2. Provides newly created proofs for customers or in-house staff within 24 business hours.

  3. Provides revisions for customers or in-house staff within 24 business hours.

  4. Acts as the first point of contact/troubleshooter for print production related questions/problems as they arise during proof and print production.

  5. Assists in template creation and modification.

  6. Provides professional recommendations as needed to customers and in-house staff.

  7. Aids in developing and maintaining the style guide and helps with keeping it enforced.

  8. Creates and executes special projects as assigned or needed.

  9. Acts as the full-time design and production specialist for accounts.

  10. Acts as the principal designer for managed accounts.

  11. Proofer for self and other team members.

  12. Monitors documents for adherence to a style guide, “graphic cleanliness” and consistency.

  13. Directly communicates with customers by phone or email as needed to complete print orders in an efficient and timely manner and reduce or eliminate rounds of revisions.


  1. Collaboration Skills.

  2. Communication Proficiency.

  3. Organizational Skills.

  4. Problem Solving/Analysis.

  5. Teamwork Orientation.

  6. Technical Capacity.

  7. Thoroughness.

  8. Time Management.

  9. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.

  10. Results Driven.

  11. Detail Oriented.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and printers.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM unless otherwise agreed upon different hours. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  1. Experience in a fine arts, design or graphics environment.

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in fine arts, design or graphics or equivalent number of years of experience

  2. 1 year of graphic design experience.

  3. Strong working knowledge or practical understanding of most popular professional graphic programs.

  4. Knowledge of catalog production procedures, timelines, and printing terminology.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

None required for this position.

EEO Statement

Ensure the freedom from discrimination on the basis of protected classes such as race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability or genetic information. For more detailed information, please see HomeVisit Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Detailed.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Why Work Here?

An Exciting, Fast-paced and Upbeat Work Environment

HomeVisit -, is the leading provider of real estate digital marketing services in the Washington, DC, Baltimore Metro Areas. HomeVisit provides Fusion Photography, HD Video Production, 3D Modeling, Aerial Imaging, and Print Production services to a wide range of the top real estate Brokers and Agents.


14100 Parke Long Ct, Chantilly, VA 20151
Chantilly, VA


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