Production Artist

Carlsbad, 5830 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California, United States of America Req #604
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

SUMMARY  Overview of the position


This is considered an entry level to intermediate production position, candidates are expected to possess competent abilities in digital assembly or color correction, not necessarily both skill sets, with qualified communication and comprehension abilities.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned


  • Responsible for assembly and/or color correction from provided design files, scanned and/or digital images. Direction is structurally provided via mechanicals, written instruction and department leads.
  • Previews files to ensure accuracy and troubleshoots problems.
  • Builds components based on established procedures, lead guidance and written direction.
  • Ensure quality of engineering and contents.





This position will interact closely with the Shift Lead and Departmental Personnel along with related Company Staff Members.





Not applicable.




  • High School Diploma or equivalent.  College Degree with an emphasis in Graphic Arts a plus.
  • 2 - 3+ years of experience in the field of Pre-Press or related area.



REQUIREMENTS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




  • Understanding of assembly or color correction and/or image retouching on Mac OS.
  • Elementary knowledge of ripping and trapping postscript files.
  • Basic understanding of Pre-Press, Printing and/or Publishing file architecture.
  • Familiarity of 4-color process.
  • Capable oral and written communication skills.
  • Recognized productivity against flexible schedules and accelerated timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written instructions and visual structure.
  • Proficient interpersonal, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experienced organizational and file management skills with the ability to handle multiple, high priority projects with a keen attention to detail.
  • Professional demeanor; team player orientation.  Ability to interface with internal parties at all levels.
  • Hands on, energetic and motivated self-starter with the ability to work additional hours as required.
  • Qualified in the following software applications:  Adobe Suite - PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $22.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $26.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Carlsbad, 5830 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California, United States of America