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Graphic Artist

Resource Label Group Des Plaines, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

At Pamco Label, a Resource Label Group company we are a manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels. As a company, we pride ourselves on embracing quality, safety and customer service. We believe are talented employees are the leading factor behind our competitive advantage within the commercial label space.Utilizing state-of-the-art flexographic and digital printing technology we partner with our customers in addressing their toughest application challenges – from concept and design, through print production and label application within any of our 20 sites nationwide.

We are currently recruiting for a talented Graphic Artist for our Des Plaines, IL location. The Graphic Artist participates in pre-press activities and the process of preparing digital art for printing.

Production Artist Additional Responsibilities:

  • Creating separations, remapping of colors to proper separations, trapping, overprinting, knock-outs, imposition, bleeding and/or color correction, which require making independent decisions regarding line screen and compensation curves using given parameters.
  • Utilizing knowledge and understanding of the pre-press and printing capabilities of equipment, determines style, technique, and medium best suited to produce desired effects
  • Works closely with pre-press and press department personnel to ensure that graphic designs can be produced on existing equipment.
  • Formulates concept and renders graphic designs and prepress using Mac-based graphics applications including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photo Shop, Quark XPress, Adobe InDesign, and ArtPro.
  • Discusses graphics at various stages of completion and makes changes as necessary to ensure designs meet customer requirements and approval.
  • Develop Proof – preparing a preview of art for the customer illustrating how the final art product will appear
  • Complete Preflight activities – the process of reviewing digital files to insure the print readiness of the file.
  • Studies layouts, sketches of proposed graphics, and related materials to become familiar with assignment.
  • Designs graphic material and lettering to be used for title, background, screen advertising, commercial logo, and other visual layouts for use in producing printed labels.
  • Selects type, draws lettering, lays out material, or performs related duties.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to handle multiple projects with limited deadlines.
  • 2+ years of related experience, ideally in the printing or packaging industry
  • Variable Data, is a plus
  • BA in a related field

Benefits:

· Competitive Medical ,Dental & coverage

· 401-K with company match

· Paid time off along with company paid holidays

· Short term & long term disability along with life insurance

· Onsite training and growth potential

Resource Label Group

Why Work Here?

Steadily growing organization that provides a supportive and collaborative environment!

At Resource Label Group, we are a full service manufacturer of custom label design and printing for a wide range of industries. With full-scale capabilities coast-to-coast and locations across North America, we are dedicated to delivering cutting-edge label printing with a national reach and local touch. As Resource Label Group continues to grow, we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team! We believe that our employees are the leading factor behind our competitive advantage, each individual contributes to our success. We offer an employee centric, collaborative culture that is technology driven and focused on delivering valuable, creative solutions. Our core values embody the way we interact with each other just as it influences the way we interact with clients.

Address

2200 Wolf Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018
Des Plaines, IL
USA

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