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Junior Production Artist Layout Specialist
Via New Media Inc. (Recruiting)
This position is at an auction house in Manhattan. It will start on a freelance basis prior to becoming permanent. Due to the sensitive nature of their products, you will be subject after few weeks on the job to a drug test and a background check which is mandatory to all employed at this firm. It is a fun and pleasant work environment, they will train and the production team including the Prepress Manager to whom you will report are nice people to work with. 

Summary:Create catalogues using Adobe InDesign (and other automated custom software applications) for print. Work closely with all specialist departments to design and layout catalogs through to final sign off of print ready files. 
Responsibilities:
• Use design and conceptual skills along with attention to detail to create catalogs
• Ability to take direction to work in a team and think independently to solve challenges
• Create clean and accurate files for production utilizing style sheets; make edits/changes as needed, obtain necessary approvals, submit files in a timely manner
• Ability to effectively communicate and interact with staff 
• Effectively work around tight deadlines and be organized
• Assist with on-screen proofing
General
• Work constructively with other business units to deliver leading service solutions
• Adhere to all company Policies at all times
• Undertake any other reasonable duties at the request of your superiors
Skills/Qualifications:
• Proficient in Adobe InDesign (Mac OS platform), knowledge of Universal Type Client, Adobe
Creative Suite (including InCopy) and Microsoft Outlook/Office a plus
• Ability to remain calm in high stress situations
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi tasking deadline-driven environment
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize & adapt quickly to changing priorities
• Fast learner with excellent computer skills
• Go getter &Attention to detail a must• Excellent communication skills, written and verbal; Strong follow-up skills
• Must be able to work overtime and weekends as required is essential
• Basic knowledge & understanding of OPI (Open Press Interface) server workflow a+
•professional/pleasant manner to interact with colleagues and high-level executives 
• Knowledge of layout composition (and typography)
• Bachelors degree or equivalent in art, graphic design, or print production
• 1-3 years of experience working in a production studio / prepress environment a plus
• Interest/knowledge in art, objects and furniture a plus
Via New Media Inc. (Recruiting)
Via New Media Inc. (Recruiting)
Job Details
LOCATION
New York, NY 10019
Employment Status
Full-time, On-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Experience
Junior, Mid-level
Skills
Pre-Press, Production
Industry
Publishing, Advertising
POST DATE: 01.11.2017
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Via New Media Inc.
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