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Production Artist

Amscan

This is a Contract position in Elmsford, NY posted June 27, 2021.

The Production Artist creates and completes artwork files for the design of a wide variety of decorated party products. Using proprietary assets and specialized knowledge, the Production Artist ensures that artwork meets all visual, regulatory, and manufacturing requirements. Proficiency in Adobe applications is required. The ideal candidate is an experienced designer with a strong eye for layout, typography, color and composition, and the many small details which are required on final artwork.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Receive, interpret, and implement direction/feedback from project stakeholders
  • Solve design challenges while maintaining a high level of technical precision
  • Create production-ready and commercially viable artwork files using Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Interpret and apply approved templates and style guides to ensure consistency
  • Include technical information such as dimensions & safety warnings
  • Properly organize and name files, colors, layers, etc.
  • Use proprietary database to track project status
  • Participate in department meetings to discuss processes, project status etc.
  • Effectively communicate with inter-departmental stakeholders

Job Requirements:

Requirements

Skills Required:

  • Heightened creative and technical abilities
  • Knowledge of print production
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to clearly explain design decisions
  • Ability to:
    • Multitask across large, complicated projects
    • Maintain a high level of productivity
    • Work in a demanding, deadline-driven environment
    • Learn new tools and processes quickly
  • Thrive in a highly collaborative environment
  • Anticipate project challenges and provide practical solutions

Competencies

  • Passionate and takes an interest in the work
  • Inquisitive and eager to learn
  • Problem solving and willing to share ideas
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Positive attitude and collaborates well with others

Qualifications

  • BA in design or related field
  • 4-7 years’ work experience as a production artist

FLSA Working conditions:

Work at computer 90% of the time; enter data into system by keypad; view computer monitor; communicate verbally and in writing; lift 25 pounds waist high. Physical endurance to withstand stress and potentially long working hours created by deadlines.

About Us

Amscan, Inc. is the consumer products division of Party City Holdings, Inc. and is the largest designer, manufacturer and distributor of party goods and accessories in the world. In our Elmsford, New York office we design Party Goods, Costumes and Gifts which are sold to consumers by Party City and other retailers, globally. Our diverse product line makes the possibilities for celebration endless. Be a part of the party….and join us.