Production Designer

Mower is a fiercely independent full-service advertising, marketing and PR firm with offices in nine cities across the United States. We have a terrific opportunity for a Production Designer to join our team! This person will act as a liaison between the creative and production departments. They will be responsible for the creation of print- and web-ready electronic files, editing and page layouts under the supervision of art directors. This person must also display the ability to work independently to manage work and adhere to tight deadlines. Basic coding and animation skills are desired. We’re looking for a team player who is detail oriented, motivated and enthusiastic, and who will help contribute to a collaborative, creative environment.

 

Requirements:

· 2-5 years of hands-on, professional production or graphic design experience (agency experience a plus)

· Experience working in a Mac OS X environment

· Extensive knowledge of Adobe CC (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat)

· A thorough understanding of color, composition, typography, and design principles

· Possess basic coding and animation skills, including Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS

· Experience working with traditional print and digital publishing (i.e. outdoor boards, newsprint, animated banner ads, email blasts, interactive PDFs, etc.)

· Experience and understanding of prepress for both traditional print and digital applications

· Proficiency in MS PowerPoint, Word and Excel

You should have:

· A good eye for design with strong technical knowledge, problem solving, time/project management skills—and a fierce attention to detail

· Enthusiasm and strong desire to take initiative, along with the ability to take direction from multiple outlets

· Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

· The ability to work efficiently, meet deadlines and juggle multiple projects, with the flexibility to work weekend or evening hours when needed