24 days old

Desktop Artist

Valassis Digital
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Ready to join a collaborative team with growth opportunity and the ability to make an impact? Our Graphic Services team is growing and we have an opportunity for a Production Desktop Artist in our Pittsburgh office!
Our Graphic Services team in Media Delivery supports the production and processing of graphic files for all products within our Valassis Portfolio. We also manage the creation of the Have You Seen Me Program (the Missing Child banners on our products).
As a Desktop Artist, youll be preparing and validating client supplied graphic files for print production within the required timeframe. Youll be supporting major and small clients in a variety of verticals...restaurant, retail, CPG, healthcare, and more.
What youll do: 
  • Utilize technical knowledge and skills to effectively process client supplied media products according to Valassis specification and accurately producing high quality graphic files ready for production or distribution.
  • Use your strong communication skills to partner with internal teams to make recommendations, resolve issues and provide technical assistance to increase their knowledge of Valassis artwork specifications and quality.
  • Able to build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of personality types, and across different internal and external environments
  • Collaborate with internal partners to find mutual solutions enhancing the client experience   
  • Become knowledgeable about Valassis product specifications and limitations, service requirements and specifications and share that knowledge with internal partners.
  • Use your knowledge and skills to develop process efficiencies and grow the business
What youll bring:
  • Comfort working in a production environment under deadlines.
  • Bachelors degree in graphics related field preferred. 
  • Minimum 3-5 years desktop publishing experience.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite programs.
  • Microsoft Office and web browsing applications proficiency.
  • Knowledge of pre-press and 4-color process printing to insure file integrity.
  • Strong ability to use your communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with internal and external partners.
  • Knowledge of Macintosh operating system and utilization of peripheral equipment.
  • Knowledge of layout, design & 4 color print.
  • Ability to preflight and troubleshoot art files.
  • Data Merge experience is a plus!
  • We offer options to work from home 1 day a week or a 4 day work week!
  • Willingness to be on call occasionally.
Valassis offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, dollar for dollar 401k matching and generous PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!

Valassis considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Valassis will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. 


Posted: 2019-11-20 Expires: 2020-01-08

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