Production Artist / Designer Chicago 2135693

Chicago, IL

Production Artist / Designer

We are a  national supplier of tool, equipment and safety product lines for the Canadian and US markets.  Our range of products include: abrasives, air tools, hand tools, material handling, lifting equipment and safety apparel and products. Our office in the USA is headquartered in Elgin, Illinois, the Canadian location is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with six branch offices located in the major cities across Canada. This position particularly will be located in Elgin, Illinois.

We are seeking a talented Production Artists / Designers to assist in the creation and revision of digital artwork from the initial phase of collecting materials to the final files delivered to the printer.

Majority of the work will include but not limited to creating art files for catalogs, brochures, sell sheets, packaging, and banners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creation of press-ready documents for all types of printed materials in both InDesign and Illustrator;
  • Photo manipulation, retouching and color correction in Adobe Photoshop;
  • Creation and editing of packaging printing files in Illustrator;
  • Develops accurate and high-quality artwork files for Print or digital;
  • Production assignments to prepare final layout and artwork for Press, packaging or digital, Including clean design, style sheets, photo retouching;
  • Organization of internal Marketing files and digital assets;
  • Follow Brand guidelines and standards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Arts or related;
  • Familiar with Apple Mac equipment and operating systems;
  • Proficient to expert skills in CC Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop;
  • 3-7 years of experience in a design studio, agency environment or pre-press department;
  • Must be able to manage multiple ongoing projects at once;
  • Familiar with creating stylesheets and templates;
  • Understanding of file preparation for printing;
  • Photo retouching, resizing and cropping;
  • Create and revise packaging design files and die lines;
  • Troubleshooting abilities;
  • Accurate typing and proofreading skills;
  • Keen eye for details;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, with a moderate degree of supervision;
  • Able to handle a heavy workload, to prioritize work, and to meet assigned deadlines;
  • Photography skills will be an asset.

Company Perks:

We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package and are committed to providing our employees with work-life balance. 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume via e-mail complete with a cover letter.
We thank all applicants for their interest in our company however, only those who qualify will be contacted.

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SureWerx

SureWerx

It's our people and products that lead to our continued success! Our ability to provide excellent quality products and service to our customers is dependent upon our team. Our people are customer service oriented, passionate and innovative.

At SureWerx you will find a dedication to quality and excellence; an emphasis on respect to our customers, business partners and fellow employees; a level of expertise and ownership which is second to none and a dedication to ethical and social responsibility.

In order to continue to grow, develop and innovate we look for people who are adaptable, self-motivated, creative and positive. In return, we provide challenging and rewarding careers in a corporate culture which is both engaging and supportive.

Our head office is located in beautiful Coquitlam, British Columbia. We also have five branch offices strategically located across Canada: Edmonton, Winnipeg, Mississauga, Montreal and Halifax.

SureWerx is Canadian owned and operated and is an equal opportunity employer.

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