Production Artist in Richmond, VA

Production Artist Job Description

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.

Typical production artist duties:

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

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Advertisements
Artwork
Brand Awareness
Brochures
Salary for Production Artist in Richmond, VA
51233 - 67320
25th percentile
51233
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
60390
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
67320
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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