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Graphic Designer

Masonite Chicago, IL
  • Posted: February 04, 2020
  • Full-Time
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Job Purpose:

Masonite is seeking a Graphic Designer to join our team! We are looking for a Graphic Designer with a strong aesthetic sense and a high level of proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite to develop high end, trend forward imagery that will be applied to consumer-facing products. You will work in a friendly, collaborative environment and be directly involved in growing an industry leading technique and technology.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Design, development and successful deployment of high resolution surface artwork and painting.
  • Collaborate with ID, Marketing and Product Management teams to create high end, trend forward imagery for surfaces.
  • Market and trend research.
  • Procuring materials, scanning and preparing imagery.
  • Color correction, artwork manipulation, pre-press preparation.
  • Carry artwork from concept through production.
  • Development of etching artwork.
  • Ensure consistent print quality + output.
  • Assist with production print issues as required.
  • Trade shows, competitive audits, market trends.
  • Drives research, design, development, and deployment of surface decoration artwork and technology.
  • Production related troubleshooting and resolutions.
  • Develop and lead color management, image development, and printing technology.
  • Seeks and identifies new design and technology trends that keeps Masonite on the leading edge.
  • Attention to timeline and details. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Effective at collaboration, brainstorming and teamwork throughout assigned projects.
  • Liaison between printing capability at the plant location and R+D center.

Skills:

  • Surface and/or textile design experience a plus.
  • Excellent proficiency with Photoshop and Illustrator, image adjustment, and RIP software.
  • Strong knowledge of color management techniques and color matching.
  • Knowledge of printing technologies and techniques, large format preferred.
  • Adopts ownership and drive projects from image creation through production.
  • Experience working in product development/commercialization preferred.
  • Good communication skills and a teamwork approach.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of surface design or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working with large format printers.
  • Ability to coordinate intended print outputs with printer color profiles.
  • Experience with production printing and image generation for building/home/commercial building products a plus.
  • Able to travel ~25%.

Education:

  • Associates Degree minimum, Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) preferred.
  • Degree in a design discipline required, graphic design preferred.

Open to extraordinary!

Masonite

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Chicago, IL
USA

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