Production Artist

The PA is responsible for producing outstanding print and digital press-ready mechanical artwork for our clients. In this role, you will bring great work to life, on time and on budget, while also helping develop the culture of the studio team.

The Production Artist is responsible for enforcing the brand standards for multiple Traffik clients. It is the responsibility of the PA to be aware of specific standards, guidelines and the overall look and feel for assigned brands.

In short, you love making sure everything is just so.

• Creation of flawless production artwork and accurate pre-press files for multiple client accounts
• Strong knowledge of the printing process to ensure designs are achievable
• Prepare, collect, and distribute all file components of the project to their respective departments and vendors in required timeframe.
• Efficient time management skills with the ability to manage multiple production initiatives
• Work with art directors to ensure brand and design consistency across client initiatives
• Excellent graphic and brand design skills
• Collaboratively build and develop strategic solutions with the Art Director and internal teams
• Delivering successful projects on time and to client and agency expectations
• Brainstorming ideas and solutions for client problems
• Working with creative directors and art directors to adjust project goals and design revisions on the fly as necessary to adapt to changing situations
• Continually updating their presentation and technical software skills
• Staying abreast of current market and industry trends to aid in the development of cutting edge marketing, design concepts
• Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience Requirements:
• 5+ years of experience in an agency environment
• College or University diploma in related field
• Ability to prepare flawless files in a preproduction-ready format
• Superior print expertise and understanding of type design
• Highly knowledgeable in multiple aspects of print production techniques

Ideal Candidate Will Possess:
• Sense of humour (we like to laugh)
• A positive attitude and willingness to learn
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Must be able to multi-task in a busy environment
• Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft PowerPoint
• Strong attention to detail + professionalism
• Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
• Excellent time management and communication skills
• An inherent passion for the work

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Additional Details

Category: Graphics / Web
Southern Graphic Systems, LLC
Toronto, ON, CA
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Posted: Aug 29, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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