Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Production Artist

    Job Locations US-CT-Stamford
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Stamford
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    CT
    Postal Code
    06906
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2018-190543
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Creative & Product Services
  • Marketing

    Production Artist

     

    At the Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! The role of the Production Artist is to assist in the creation and revision of digital artwork from the initial phase of collecting materials to the final delivered piece.  The Production Artist will maintain communication with the Production Managers and Senior Production Manager to prioritize work and ensure all client deliverables are met.  The Production Artist has many responsibilities including, but not limited to, preparing layouts for client review, making quick changes to existing layouts through the Change Order process, checking-in and organizing digital assets received from the third parties, trouble-shooting files, pre-flighting materials for print and preparing paste-up boards for client presentation.

     

    Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

    Responsibilities

    The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

     

    Job Duty

    • Creation of press-ready documents for all types of printed materials.
    • Photo manipulation and color correction in Adobe Photoshop. 
    • Digital Illustration in Adobe Illustrator. 
    • Creation and editing of layouts in Quark Express and Adobe InDesign. 
    • Pre-flighting of client supplied ads, files and documents. 
    • Manual paste-up of comps and other materials for presentations. 
    • Organization of internal FTP site and digital assets.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports

    - This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

     

    Indirect Reports

    - This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

      

    Minimum Qualifications

     

    The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

    Education Level: (Required)      Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

                                       

                           (Preferred)       Choose an item.  or equivalent experience                       

     

    Field of Study/Area of Experience:  Visual communications, Design or related field

     

    - 1-3 years of experience in an agency, in-house marketing department or pre-press department

    - Prior experience working in and developing database applications

     

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment
    • Team building Skills
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
    • Proficient in all standard design software; Quark Express, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

     

    Environmental & Physical Requirements

     

    Office / Sedentary Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

     

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

                                        

    The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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