Production artists help bring creative concepts to life. They collaborate closely with art directors, designers and developers to produce graphic collateral, packaging, display and advertising projects. Candidates for this role should be adept at using applications such as FlightCheck and Adobe Creative Suite. Strong typographic and layout skills, knowledge of printing processes and keen attention to detail are also essential for this position. Experience with digital content such as websites, social media, online advertising and email campaigns may be required, along with basic knowledge of HTML5 and JavaScript, Adobe After Effects, and web development software. Handling preflight formatting of collateral and collecting, processing, checking and uploading filesPreparing final press-ready files based on supplied specificationsCreating PDFs for print and client review and conducting prepress checks Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can help you with your production artist staffing needs.
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Flash
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Advertisements
Artwork
Brochures
Design
Salary for Production Artist in Kalamazoo, MI
$41,400 - $54,400
25th percentile
$41,400
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
$48,800
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
$54,400
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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