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Production Designer

Location: Manhattan Salary: competitive
Sector: Creative Type: Contract

TITLE: Freelance Digital Production Designer

REPORTS INTO: Senior Art Director

LOCATION: Manhattan

INDUSTRY: Fashion/Retail

DURATION: Initial 3 month contract, likely to extend

HOURS: Standard 40 hour workweek

 

ROLE OVERVIEW

The Production Designer will be taking on smaller creative projects and create HTML files for our online direct marketing communications. He/She will be assisting Designers and Art Directors on the execution of design concepts for a wide variety of interactive projects. This person must have a strong understanding of information architecture and user-centered design principles. He/She should incorporate graphic elements and typography into our images for special promotions, following best practices in production and mobile-first design. They must have the ability to edit, optimize and output final web-ready digital artwork for brand emails and web pages.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create visual aspects of marketing materials including emails, banners, landing pages. Ability to Create animation sequences, edit videos, motion graphics - A PLUS

 

  • Support the digital creative team in: executing, building and prepping files for release to our email-marketing and web platforms such as weekly emails, homepages (desktop and mobile) and seasonal marketing projects
  • Structure Photoshop comps to optimize efficient production design and localization of work flows, review final work with an exacting eye to ensure graphics and layouts are without error
  • Help develop and manage photography and creative assets database, organizing photo and design assets, archiving and maintaining of past projects
  • Work with the wider creative team to develop processes that promote quality and manage workload effectively, recommending more efficient, time saving methods when applicable
  • Assist in constructing creative presentations

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1-2 years of experience providing production support to art directors and designers
  • BA or BFA Degree in design or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Digital portfolio providing strong examples of past professional work that demonstrate a strong design sense of typography, composition and layout
  • Expert in Adobe's Creative Suite
  • BONUS: Knowledge of motion graphics & video editing experience for web (After Effects)
  • Strong understanding of HTML/CSS
  • Knowledge of best practices for web image optimization and web components

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.