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Graphic Designer-Print Production-Gurnee, IL

Post Date: 04/05/2019

Req. Number: 69601

City: Gurnee

State: Illinois

Description:

Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting for a Graphic Designer-Print Production Person to work in the Gurnee area.

Job Description:

The Graphic Designer will possess excellent technical skills with production knowledge, be process driven and pride themselves on creating accurate and consistent designs to meet the needs of the multiple brands of the Weiman portfolio. Show extreme attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple projects and meet aggressive timelines. Interacting well with other teams, both in and outside the department. This candidate will be a great communicator, passionate about design and have refined analytical skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design a wide variety of packaging content supporting marketing initiatives
  • Works within established brand guidelines to ensure the consistency across our portfolio of multiple brands
  • Produce, correct, preflight and output files for flexographic and digital presses
  • Maintain template consistency, accurate records of work performed and file quality for print media
  • Ensure consistency of information, file structure and archiving
  • Process driven with proven ability to help streamline processes for business growth
  • Must be able to handle a number of design projects simultaneously and deliver work on time
  • Work quickly and cross functionally, communicating and collaborating directly with the marketing team and partners
  • Produce international pieces that maintain the creative integrity of the approved US concept
  • Resource for photo-retouching, including color correcting, cropping, resizing, format conversion, background extension, etc
  • Assist in planning and implementation of projects
  • Collaborate with outside partners including, but not limited to, print vendors, illustrators, photographers & etc.
  • Some travel required for press-checks, photo shoots and etc.
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred 

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience in design and prepress production
  • Proficient understanding of Adobe Creative Suite and Mac OS
  • Ability to prioritize and take initiative
  • Strong knowledge of the printing process (flexography), color separations, templates, die lines and layout
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and meeting aggressive timelines
  • Organized, strategic and focused approach to executing design concepts with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent proofing skills with an ability to read and apply math functions, including fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Advanced typography skills
  • Studio photography experience a plus
  • Illustration skills a plus

Please send resume to:  cindy.ball@goodwillsew.com

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