• Mechanical Artist

    Posted Date 3 months ago(26/02/2018 21:45)
    Job ID
    2018-1843
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location(s)
    US-New York, NY
    Category
    Print
    Post End Date
    31/05/2018
  • Overview

    The Mechanical Artist is responsible for the day-to-day activities associated with all electronic layouts (comps, mechanicals) in the studio. The must produce high resolution and technically correct artwork in a timely and cost effective manner.

    Responsibilities

    • Effective and timely management of assigned projects
    • Complete and track charge-back paperwork and timesheets necessary to bill appropriate jobs
    • Maintain a superior knowledge of the latest technology; learn new programs as they are released
    • Develop computer layouts and electronic artwork for client presentations (internal production) and pre-press (file release to outside vendors, such as printers, letter shops, publications and media companies)
    • Follow all aspects of file management and quality control methods as directed by Studio Management

    Qualifications

    • In-depth Macintosh and computer layout knowledge
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop), Adobe Acrobat, Flight Check, and general Typography and Computer Graphics
    • Knowledge of Quark Xpress is a plus
    • Excellent typography skills
    • Understand layout challenges of individual projects; able to provide creative/technical solutions to problems
    • Experience in comp preparation
    • Excellent organization and time management skills
    • Strong communication skills
    • Able to provide clear feedback and honest assessments of work
    • A detail-oriented, collaborative, team-player
    • Background in graphic art preferred
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, fluid environment
    • This is a freelance to perm opportunity. 

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