Production Artist

Location
New York
Posted
Dec 11, 2012
Closes
Jan 10, 2013
Contact
Ms. Jessica DiScipio
Category
Design, Publishing
Duration
Full Time
SUMMARY OF POSITION
MAD Magazine (DC Comics) seeks a Production Artist for the Editorial (East Coast) department.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs functions ranging from pre-press preparation and design to sending finished files to printer.

Responsible for designing and producing layouts for publication utilizing InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator software programs.

Prepares page layouts with direction from MAD Editor and Art Directors using existing templates, incorporating new images and text.

Reconfigures older material for reprint publications.

Works on developing and preparing material for the MAD blog to be displayed on the company website and social networks.

Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
College Degree or equivalent work experience preferred.

Minimum two years electronic production art experience in a professional creative environment preferred.

1-2 years experience in digital production and pre-press preparation.

Must be proficient in the most recent versions of InDesign, PhotoShop and Illustrator.

Working knowledge and experience in preparing high-resolution art and creating digital imagery required.

Knowledge of printing processes and experience in setting up print ready files required.

Familiarity with digital content creation platforms preferred.

Able to take directions and execute them efficiently in a fast paced environment.

Ability to meet project deadlines without error.

Candidate must be a team player and contribute to meeting the objectives set by the department.

Ability to draw a plus.

Sense of Humor a must.

Please apply directly through the TW Site: http://www.timewarner.com/corp/careers/jobtools_us/search_tp.html?partnerid=391&siteid=5161&codes=NMED,133989BR

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