Graphic Production Artist
Graphic Production Artist
GPJ is looking for a Graphic Production Artist that will support the Graphic Production Manager to generate and prepare all graphic files intended to be output to print or digital display in Smyrna, TN.
In this role, you will generate and output graphic art files to be utilized in print production or other medium such as small format or online publication. You will interpret, translate, and compose graphic intent from 2D design and other relevant shareholders into working files as required. You will manipulate existing digital artwork to meet the minimum requirements or intended quality expectations. This may include size corrections, resolution fixes, bleed adjustments, etc.
You will ensure file delivery to intended print production or display location. You will assist with templates, guidelines or other relevant information that may be required by a client’s internal design team or to assist 2D creative teams. You will interpret engineering/CAD drawings to extrapolate sizing and installation intent for large format graphics. You will communicate effectively and proactively with all relevant stakeholders to assure all information is shared in a timely manner.
This position requires estimated travel time of 5%- 15%.
Who You Are & What You Will Bring
Experience: 4+ years of experience with graphic design software, including but not limited to, Adobe Creative suite. Color theory and management experience required. Knowledge of the exhibit or sign making industry preferred. Experience with GSuite, including GMail and Sheets a plus.
Diligent: You are persistent, work at an above average pace, and willing to change tactics in your efforts to accomplish your tasks and solve problems presented to you.
Knowledgeable: You possess a large breadth of information and deep understanding of your role and the tasks you are given.
Flexible: You manage multiple tasks and are able to switch priorities quickly, without losing focus, in an attribute you possess.
Organized: You manage items and resources in a logical and easily interpreted way. Efficiency and order are paramount to your role.
Responsible: Not only do you take pride in your work, but you hold yourself accountable for the tasks and jobs you are given and own your mistakes.
Deadline-Driven: The understanding and need to complete tasks within a given time frame is essential.
Cooperative: Developing efficient and effective relationships with individuals who hold a stake in our work is a trait that you encourage and promote.
Communicative: Striving to assure that all necessary information has been delivered to and understood by all stakeholders is a key part of your workflow process.
Meticulous: You understand that the small details can be just as critical to overall quality and success as the big picture.
Who We Are
GPJ is the world leader in experiential marketing. Our 29 global offices are filled with fearless people dreaming up ideas that are transforming industries and bringing the most respected brands to life in powerfully, exciting ways. We are a part of the Project Worldwide family. An independent, employee-owned global network of complementary, wholly-owned agencies.
You read that “employee-owned” part right? You heard us correctly. You work hard, she works hard, we all work hard… we all succeed and reap the rewards. We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – providing our employees with an ownership interest. We thought you would want to know that. In fact, there is a lot more you would want to know about us, like our employer matching 401(k) plan (no vesting period), our “no employee contribution” healthcare option. But we are getting ahead of ourselves here, let’s talk about this exciting opportunity first and we can fill you in on our perks & benefits later.
GPJ is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. In addition to federal law requirements, GPJ complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. GPJ expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on any protected class.