Graphic Design/Product Artist

Application for Artist Entry Level/Production Artist
 
We are a widely recognized leader in the promotional products and sports licensing industries. We have a reputation for creating innovative products, providing superior customer service and selling quality products. We are seeking an exceptional, dedicated, organized, and hard-working graphic artist/designer, who is capable of handling multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment, to join our current creative team. We need someone with a creative, clean, and classic aesthetic style who can translate these qualities to our products and sales material. Painstaking attention to detail is a must. You will be responsible for helping to conceptualize and design products and sales material from start to finish, including the conversion of artwork into formats suitable for our manufacturing processes. You will also be required to perform quality control on all projects prior to moving them through the management approval process. Quality control includes proofreading of copy and visual check of graphic sketches, files, and printouts. Responsibilities also include obtaining project specifications and making sure all projects are completed on time and at the expected quality level. You must be able to work both independently as well as be able to work closely with various departments to continuously meet all project objectives.
Qualifications:
  • Highly proficient and knowledgeable with Adobe Illustrator.
  • Minimum 1 year design experience in a Mac-based agency or in-house design department.
  • Minimum of 1 year proficiency using the following software programs: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign. Must be familiar with various digital art file formats in a Mac environment.
  • Must have an EXTREME attention to detail while complying with strict deadlines with little margin for error.
  • Juggle multiple/repetitive tasks and priorities and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Ability to apply understanding to carry out instructions. Ability to shift priorities as the business dictates.
  • Demonstrate a serious commitment to accuracy and quality even while under pressure.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Have a professional and positive attitude, with strong work ethics and interpersonal skills.
  • Freehand drawing/sketching skills a plus.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
Additional Preferences:
  • Bachelor's or 2-year associate's art/design degree preferred (equivalent work experience always considered)
  • Basic Web design skills - either site design or web graphics
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
We offer benefits, including medical insurance, retirement plan with company match, and paid vacation.

Southern California residents only need apply.
Location: Lake Forest, CA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.