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Layout Artist

Company: Teklabel
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

At Resource Label Group, we are a full service manufacturer of custom label design and printing for a wide range of industries. With full-scale capabilities coast-to-coast and 22 locations across North America, we are dedicated to delivering cutting-edge label printing with a national reach and local touch.As Resource Label Group continues to grow, we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team! Every person in our company contributes to our success. We offer an employee centric, collaborative culture that is technology driven and focused on delivering valuable, creative solutions. Our core values embody the way we interact with each other just as it influences the way we interact with clients.We are currently looking for a Graphic Artist to design art and layout to be used in the production of printed pressure sensitive labels by performing the following duties.Accurately produces graphic art and layouts consistent with the directions and specifications supplied by the customer.Participates in Prepress activities: the process of preparing digital art for printing. Activities include, but are not limited to, creating separations, remapping of colors to proper separations, trapping, overprinting, knock-outs, imposition, bleeding and/or color correction, which require making independent decisions regarding line screen and compensation curves using given parameters.Utilizing knowledge and understanding of the pre-press and printing capabilities of RLG equipment, determines style, technique and medium best suited to produce desired effects and conform with reproduction requirements or receives specific instructions regarding these variables.Works closely with pre-press and press department personnel to ensure that graphic designs can be produced on existing equipment.Formulates concept and renders graphic designs and prepress using Mac-based graphics applications including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photo Shop, Quark XPress, Adobe InDesign and ArtPro.Discusses graphics at various stages of completion and makes changes as necessary to ensure designs meet customer requirements and approval.Develops Proofs by preparing a preview of art for the customer illustrating how the final art product will appear. This process may include resizing of art to fit available dies, re-layout of existing art to fit complex constructions such as booklets or smooth-peel, corrections or adjustments to existing art from customer direction or the generation of UPC pletes Preflight activities by reviewing digital files to insure the print readiness of the file. These activities include, but are not limited to, insuring proper size, proper amount of color correction, required font(s) and insuring that there is no missing information, that the art matches the work order and that the final product meets a list of minimum specifications for printing.Studies layouts, sketches of proposed graphics and related materials to become familiar with assignment.Designs graphic materials utilizing a process of creating unique packaging where only a limited amount of direction is available. The creative process includes designing print-ready art for customer or internal RLG use from limited direction and requires the development of ideas for images and text that, when combined, creates the desired finished product.Designs graphic material and lettering to be used for title, background, screen advertising, commercial logo and other visual layouts for use in producing printed labels.Selects type, draws lettering, lays out material, or performs related duties.Must be able to handle multiple projects with limited deadlines.Keeps work areas clear and organized; maintains housekeeping standards.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent; and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experienceWhy work with us? Take a look at all we have to offer!Paid Time Off and Paid HolidaysComprehensive and Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision coverageCompany Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance and Life InsuranceAdditional Benefits - Long-Term Disability, Supplemental Life, Accident and Critical Illness Coverage PlansExcellent 401(k) retirement plan with generous company contributionWe pride ourselves in investing in our employees by offering onsite training and the ability to have unlimited growth potential within our organizationWe believe in rewarding our employees with performance-based salary increasesCheck out this video to learn more about us! !

Keywords: Teklabel, Milpitas , Layout Artist, Advertising , Milpitas, California

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