SPARK Publications is an award-winning, creative firm specializing in creating content, designing, and producing beautiful, effective print and interactive publications (magazines, books, and catalogs) and promotions (marketing materials and brochures). We provide high-level service to and collaborate closely with our clients. We’ve earned their trust and their hugs. We have an opening for a full-time production designer. We offer schedule flexibility, paid vacation and holidays, and a collaborative, creative environment.
Design & produce publications and marketing materials for regional and national clients in print and digital formats.
Minimum 4 years specific current working experience.
What we are looking for:
Our ideal teammate (aka: SPARKler) is a creative thinker who works well in a team environment, contributes to a collaborative, creative process, has a service mind-set, is energetic, organized, focused and eager to learn and grow with our company. Additional qualities we are searching for include flexibility in both thought and work product, initiative, accuracy and a results-driven focus.
The ideal candidate:
Previous experience working (min 4 years) in creative design, specifically publications is preferred. High proficiency with Adobe© InDesign and Creative Suite© (Mac systems) is required. Ability to make mature decisions, have great attention to detail, work well under pressure, meet and reduce deadlines, interact with clients in a professional manner and communicate clearly are all additional skills and abilities required for the Production Designer role.
Some of the essentials:
This role will have an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment by performing the following:
• Design, produce and manage a variety of publication and marketing projects including but not limited to magazines, catalogs, webpages, advertising, social media and custom-published books.
• Develop creative solutions for clients on a regular basis.
• Acquire and learn additional skills through management of projects including budgets, reporting, updates to the other team members and adherence to project timelines.