Ivie & Associates

  • Senior Production Artist

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/5/2018 10:17 AM)
    # of Openings
    Department Category
    Client Services
  • 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.


    The primary role of the Senior Production Artist is to design new ads and to perform modifications as needed, electronically rework, assemble, create and at times build various print projects in accordance with client specifications. Must be creative and have the ability to multitask on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to details. This includes, but is not limited to, data entry and type-setting, image manipulation, art creation or modification.


    Ivie & Associates expects that the Senior Production Artist will act at all times to assure the highest level of ethics, professionalism and personal performance possible.  He or 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 its stated goals. Ivie & Associates, Inc. expects that all employees, including the Senior Production Artist, to fully support Ivie’s position/relationship with its Clients. 


    The Senior Production Artist is expected to:

    • Enter new items in ad pages, including copy and images. Use sources provided to add images to pages as necessary.
    • Revise ads as required through the proofing process, checking for missing elements, re-arranging copy blocks and other ad elements as needed.
    • Monitors the page building process in accordance to deadlines redirecting responsibilities as needed.
    • Leads Production Artists in learning efficiencies and new processes.
    • Coaches Production Artists on their opportunities, strengthening skillset to gain efficiency across the team.
    • Advise Manager/Director on copy legibility and discrepancy issue in ad plans.
    • Understand the printing process to ensure that pages are built correctly for printing. 
    • Following established proofing procedures on all jobs proofing with associates as required, initial proof approval form as required.
    • Follow established check-off procedures.
    • Releases circular files to printer.
    • Provide additional creative client support on special projects as needed.


    Education and Experience

    • 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.
    • General advertising, marketing and media terminology and processes.
    • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language.
    • Retail layout/design experience is a plus.

    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. 
    • Good spelling, grammar and typing skills.
    • Special Skills–Ad Layout, proof-reading and design skills


    • Travel as required
    • Temporary assignments (out-of-town)



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