Freelance Packaging Production Artist

Posted on Aug 4

Location: Culver City, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4139448

The company is a global luxury haircare brand with distribution in salon professional and prestige retailers.  We are looking for a Freelance Packaging Production Artist to work out of our company’s Culver City, LA office. Role will work closely with NY-based Project Manager and LA design team.
 
DUTIES INCLUDE:
• Creation of flawless, high-quality mechanicals by applying design standards for packaging relaunch
• Reviewing dielines for accuracy
• Identifying and inputting colorbreaks, printer specs and slug details
• Making artwork changes based on proofing markups
• Uploading final artwork to vendors
• Creation of packaging mock-ups as necessary
• Project tracking in collaboration with Project Manager
• Maintaining and updating all packaging templates
 
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• A passion for quality and sharp attention to details
• Understanding of beauty/personal care product packaging artwork, regulatory and legal requirements
• Knowledge of basic international compliance and multiple language practices
• Thorough understanding of 4C printing process, as well as the ability to prepare print ready art files
• 3+ years professional production experience, preferably at an in-house environment
• Associates or Bachelors degree in art, graphic design or commensurate experience
• Strong skills in Mac Adobe CC Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Experience on Workamajig a plus.
• Typography, layout and basic mockup skills
• Comfortable working on multiple projects with tight deadlines
• Self-motivated and able to work independently within a corporate environment
• Ability to think ahead, identify problems, and troubleshoot
• Excellent time management, organizational and communication skills 
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