Brandmuscle

¬†is the leader in brand-to-one integrated marketing, serving more than 300 of the world’s top brands. Our integrated marketing platform enables brands and their local partners to acquire and retain the best¬†customers.

Production Artist II (Senior Production Artist)
Job Description

Brandmuscle is not a creative agency. However, we do employ a Graphic Operations production team to work with creative materials supplied by our clients and their creative teams.

The Graphic Operations team is responsible for the preparation, verification manipulation of creative materials for use within our web-based proprietary ad template technology solution. There is limited traditional creative work involved in producing these web-based templates, prototypes or samples in response to customer and industry requirements.

The Graphic Production Coordinator II is an advanced-level Graphic Operations position. The Graphic Production Coordinator II is the primary graphics contact for one or more Brandmuscle clients and is responsible for organizing and coordinating all Graphic Operations projects for their assigned clients. Reports to the Graphic Operations Associate Manager or Manager.

Responsibilities of the Graphic Production Coordinator II include:

Coordinating projects as assigned. Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and testing templates for client and internal projects in a proprietary layout tool (training provided) driven by geometry and customer specifications.
  • Develop project estimates
  • Working with Product Development and Client Service teams to coordinate all project details, schedule and integrate into system.
  • Tagging and applying rules to template elements within proprietary solution in combination with graphics software solutions such as InDesign
  • Preparing images; cropping, scaling, and converting color to grayscale for use in various media types (newspaper, magazine, banner, etc.).
  • Preflighting creative materials; including verification of color space, resolution, bleeds, fonts, mechanical specifications, etc.
  • Organizing and coordinating alternate Graphic Operations resources as needed for completion of assigned client projects.
  • Creating and maintaining assigned client tutorials, help guides, and new functionality demos; including proof-of-concept and corresponding requirements documentation.
  • Creating and maintaining creative asset archives for all assigned clients.

Requirements

  • Ability to plan, manage and track assigned projects.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Self starter, ability to work without direct supervision
  • Good problem solving skills: able to identify issue, define cause, document resolution, and implement solution
  • Ability to accommodate various working hours as client workload requires
  • Proficiency with Adobe applications: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat/Distiller, Excel and other Microsoft Office tools.
  • Experience with Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML or HTML5.
  • Ability to work on both Mac and PC platforms.
  • The ability to communicate effectively when speaking about graphics standards and processes with both internal and external clients.