Job Posting: Production Artist
Red Line Editorial is looking for a Production Artist to join our high-energy team of print and online publishing professionals.
RLE creates high-quality books for publishers on a variety of subjects. Most of our books are nonfiction titles created for students in grades K-12, but we also work in a number of other genres. Our production artists also work on marketing materials, including catalogs, ads, and other imagery.
Duties will include:
–Book production using established templates and styles
–Book layout using Adobe InDesign, including text formatting and image placement
–Inputting changes into InDesign files from marked-up printouts
–Manipulating and color-correcting images and graphics using Photoshop and Illustrator
–Creating charts, maps, or other graphical elements as assigned
–Creating marketing images for books, as well as occasional website graphics
–Layout and update catalog pages, sell sheets, and other marketing materials
–Collaborating with other members of our production team on templates and page turns
–Potential design work on book covers and book series, depending on the candidate
The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
–A two-year or four-year degree in graphic design or like field
–One year of experience working on page production projects, particularly multiple-page publications
–Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with different departments, vendors, and clients
–A tremendous attention to every last detail, including the ability to adhere to style and layout guidelines within a template, and maintain consistency across multiple files
–Talent to handle a wide variety of tasks without sacrificing quality
–Ability to meet deadlines
–Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
–Knowledge and experience with CMYK printing process
–Knowledge and experience with color correction/photo aesthetics
–Knowledge and experience with exporting images for web use
–Familiarity with basic edit/proofreader marks
–Strong organizational skills
We offer a competitive starting salary, benefits including a company-paid health insurance plan, a casual work environment focused on cooperation, and the ability to grow both in your career and with the company.
If you are interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and design samples to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
Location: Mendota Heights
Compensation: lower 30Ks, DOQ