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Production Artist

Planet Interactive Universal City, CA
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Production Artist, Multimedia Creative Design / Brand Development

Our client's Universal Brand Development team globally drives expansion of the company's intellectual properties, franchises, characters and stories through innovative physical and digital products, content, and consumer experiences. Along with franchise brand management, Universal Brand Development's core businesses include Consumer Products and Games and Digital Platforms based on the company's extensive portfolio of intellectual properties. 

?Reporting to the Manager of Production, the Production Artist will be an individual with experience in finalizing and prepping design guide creative assets for global distribution.

Location: Universal City, CA
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision and more

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepress work for both print and digital projects from our internal creative teams and external vendors. This includes but is not limited to naming, prepping, and finalizing layouts and assets for design guides, promotions guides, retail guides, branding guides, and character art guides
  • Make various formats of supplied artwork production-ready and resolve any artwork issues that arise during production
    • Photoshop/Illustrator files are prepped, layers simplified, merging of asset layers and error checked
    • InDesign layout preflight by adding captions and reviewing for discrepancies
  • Work closely with character art team on character color correction and optimizing for print
  • Maintain consistent server folder structure and follow a development timeline to ensure tasks are being completed on time
  • Package and preflight files for release to internal asset management team for distribution to licensing partners
  • Liaise with project manager to define design requirements and timelines
  • Design and update signage for tradeshow events and online presence, pop-up banners, web banners, and retailers

Qualifications:

  • Solid knowledge of the printing process and pre-flighting tools with proven work experience as a production artist, graphic designer, or similar role
  • Strong typographic and layout skills
  • Strict attention to detail, and outstanding organizational, project management, file-organization and archiving skills are a must
  • A keen eye for detail along with a healthy mix of creative and technical
    know-how
  • Excels at recognizing minute discrepancies in art files
  • Technical expertise:
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Acrobat
    • Bridge
    • Color management
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and tight deadlines while managing multiple projects
  • Must be able to work quickly but also remain extremely detail-oriented
  • Mac proficiency with PC knowledge
  • Degree in Visual Arts or relevant field required with additional qualification in graphic design a plus

Planet Interactive

Planet Interactive is a creative staffing and recruitment company specializing in strategic solutions for the Advertising, Creative & Digital Design sectors. We provide experienced consultants across a range of industries delivered by a team of senior-level technical recruiters. Our goal is to connect talent with opportunities worldwide.

Address

Universal City, CA
USA