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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company

Contingent Production Artist

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company - Atlanta, GA

Job Description This position will be part of a creative services in-house team and will help to execute the design and creative direction efforts. The creative team develops a variety of print and internal\/external marketing collateral for the retail industry. All creative efforts are coordinated with the client to maintain the integrity of the approved designs and themes. The Production Artist must thrive in a professional, fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects within a corporate setting. Required Skills Executes creative and graphic concepts in collaboration with assigned team Produces technically correct, print-ready mechanicals for release Follows projects throughout all stages of print production and\/or online deployment Interacts regularly with designers and other team members as needed for completion of assigned projects Solves business challenges through smart production Takes ownership, leads initiatives and successfully executes through all stages of production development on target, on time and on budget Maintains and enhances the client\u2019s identity by working within the corporate Brand Manages the execution of the work, ensuring that creative projects are completed, meeting budget and schedule targets Understands the client\u2019s design needs and methodology Communicates effectively with peers, senior management and clients across all topics from business to creative Other duties as assigned Required Experience Bachelor\u2019s degree in discipline related field with 4 yrs. of experience Possesses a strong portfolio of well-produced work Retail, agency or in-house corporate design experience preferred Must be highly proficient in industry standard design software (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark and MS Office) and other applicable programs on Macintosh platform. Flash and HTML a plus. Love for the technical side of design Ability to prepare projects for print is essential Ability to build strong, technically tight, problem-free mechanicals Ability to set up and organize clean template files that can be adapted to many uses and streamline the production process Proficient knowledge of prepress and printing standards. Proficient knowledge of CMYK, RGB, color modes, conversion, tone structure, memory colors, flesh tones and multitone files. Ability to produce independently in a team environment. Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn existing and new workflows. Organizational skills, adaptability and composure under fire are equally important Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to build and maintain strong and effective customer and internal relationships Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to listen for understanding to execute the work according to the customer\u2019s needs Strong project management skills, organizational skills and time-management skillsAdditional job requirements may be listed on the staffing requisition. #MWW# \u00a0RRD is an EEO\/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

13 days 22 hours ago

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company


Contingent Production Artist R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company - Atlanta, GA, United States


Location: Atlanta, GA

Company Profile:
RRD (NYSE:RRD) ‚Äčis a global, integrated communications provider enabling organizations to create, manage, deliver and optimize their multichannel marketing and business communications. We serve large, fragmented markets experiencing tremendous changes in the ways in which organizations communicate with their target audiences utilizing both print and digital channels.