Ivie & Associates

  • Production Artist - Strategic Operations Support (SOS)

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(6/11/2018 11:06 AM)
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  • Overview

    Company Overview

    Ivie & Associates is a full-service marketing solutions company that works with many of the world’s top customer service organizations. In short, we know marketing and advertising, and we’re comfortable remaining behind the scenes, working hand in hand with our clients with a can-do attitude to help them achieve their marketing goals. Acting as an extension of the client, we define our successes by their success, and we measure our accomplishments by their satisfaction. When you work with Ivie & Associates, you work with some of the biggest retailers in the U.S. and the world.

    Job Overview

    The primary role of the SOS Production Artist is to support the critical print design and production initiatives on behalf of Ivie and our clients. The SOS Production Artist should expect to be permanently relocated to one of our client locations or support teams across the U.S. to provide onsite support and ensure Ivie’s continued success. This is a perfect opportunity for recent college graduates looking to jumpstart their career in retail marketing, print production and graphic design! Candidates MUST be willing to relocate to support one of our nationwide teams. 


    The SOS Production Artist will design new ads, perform modifications to existing ads as needed, and electronically rework, assemble, create and build various print projects in accordance with client specifications. This individual must be creative and be able to multitask on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. These tasks may include, but not be limited to, data entry and type-setting, image manipulation, and art creation or modification.


    Ivie & Associates, Inc. expects that the SOS Strategic Operations Specialist - Production Artist will always display the highest level of ethics, professionalism and personal performance possible. He/she will work enthusiastically to meet or exceed all performance goals set by Ivie & Associates, and will contribute his or her utmost to assist Ivie & Associates in achieving our stated goals. Ivie expects that all employees, including the SOS Strategic Operations Specialist - Production Artist, to fully support Ivie’s position/relationship with our clients. 


    • Attend new project turnovers and weekly production meetings
      as part of client’s creative team
    • Propose creative concept elements for projects
    • Create layout comps and presentation materials as requested
    • Maintain accuracy in page building
    • Create error-free documents
    • Make corrections and modifications to client proofs as requested
    • Prepare client proofs for approval
    • Learn job tracking system and assist in managing projects
    • Demonstrate the ability to perform well and remain organized under tight deadlines
    • Assist in project and/or client customer needs
    • Act as liaison between client and Ivie prepress department
    • Assist in finding efficiencies for the department
    • Stay current on graphic trends through continued education, trade shows, seminars, special courses, etc.


    Education and Experience

    • Willingness to relocate to support one of our nationwide client support teams
    • 4-year college education or equivalent in graphic design
    • 2 or more years of experience as a Mac Operator and Graphic Artist
    • Knowledge of printing, prepress and digital processes
    • General understanding and knowledge of e-marketing vehicles and specifications
    • Understanding of general advertising, marketing and media terminology and processes
    • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language


    System Skills Required

    • Macintosh-based hardware and software systems that include, but are not limited to:
      Adobe Creative Cloud – InDesign CC, Photoshop CC and Illustrator CC, Microsoft Office and Acrobat.
    • Network, internet, email communication systems
    • Laser printing devices


    Relocation & Travel

    • Willingness to relocate to one of our nationwide client support teams
    • Temporary assignments (out-of-town)
    • Travel as required


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