Hogarth Worldwide

Finished Artist / Mechanical Artist

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(18/05/2020 18:41)
Job ID
2020-4232
# of Openings
2
Job Location(s)
AU-Sydney
Category
Hidden (54060)

Overview

This is a Freelance position

 

Native Speakers of Korean, Japanese, Chinese and Thai are also urged to apply. All Native speakers will be considered for Language Specific roles as well

 

 

The Mechanical Artist is responsible for localising print mechanicals for the Australia Market.

You will develop accurate and high quality artwork for production assignments to incorporate in final layout.

You will need to be able to work in a high paced environment with tight deadlines whilst still delivering work to the highest standards

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for building and prepping mechanical files for release to production using Adobe Creative Suite software
  • Liaise with Project Management and Print Production teams on print preparation
  • While honoring the design intent as much as possible, the mechanical artist will be responsible for the iteration and versioning of localized artwork files
  • Act as a brand QC/Guardian always ensure brand guidelines, QC checklists and procedures are followed
  • Manage a high-volume workload, including foreign language versions, if required

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in packaging, printing technology, graphics arts or at least 3 years of equivalent experience providing production support (print and digital) to art directors and designers within an in-house creative team or studio
  • Experienced in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Good knowledge of print, colour retouching, and digitalartwork production
  • A good team player and able to work accurately under pressure and be committed to regularly updating skills through training
  • Proficiency in OS & iOS software
  • Ability to adapt to the company’s way of working after training
  • Able to adhereto a consistent graphic production and checking process, while also identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Resourceful, adaptable, creative, and results-oriented with high energy and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, demanding creative and production environment
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Good awareness of current and emerging technologies
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in written and oral English is required
  • Must be able to travel as required, sometimes several weeks at a time

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