Hogarth Worldwide

Freelance Finalizer/Production Artist

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(22/05/2020 13:58)
Job ID
2020-4256
# of Openings
1
Job Location(s)
Dubai
Category
Hidden (54060)
Post End Date
24/07/2020

Overview

This vacancy is for an upcoming short-term project likely to happen in the months of August and September. The team we hire would be expected to work onsite in an environment with safe-distancing safety measures in place. 

 

As a Finalizer, you will be responsible for localizing print mechanicals for the Middle East markets. 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 (mainly InDesign and Photoshop)
  • 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 digital artwork 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 adhere to 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

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