Production Artist

<p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> <p><em><strong>"At La-Z-Boy we're dedicated to home... because home is what really matters and what will always matter. At the end of even the longest days, home is where we find ourselves."</strong></em><strong><em><br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Watch the full experience here.</a> </em></strong></p>

Monroe, MI

La-Z-Boy Corporate

<p><strong>Not many companies can say that they are both a household brand and one of the most innovative organizations in their industry. La-Z-Boy can. Ninety years after our first recliner, we&rsquo;re still re-inventing the industry.</strong></p> <p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. Our people are what drives us forward. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p>

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Overview: The Production Artist assists design teams in the production and coordination services of internal/external communication materials in support of the marketing department and other departments as necessary. Executes and creates production-ready files for both digital and print projects created by Designers to ensure precision and accuracy of final files. Format and preflight final projects in a variety of channels for consumer-facing advertising, promotional marketing materials and collateral, sales aids and business communications consistent with the La-Z-Boy brand standards.
Responsibilities: &bull; Produces final, production-ready files for all digital channels including but not limited to, digital display, banner ads, in-store digital signage and social media channels.<br />&bull; Executes design projects in collaboration with internal designers, project leads, external agencies and resources as necessary to achieve communications objectives, quality standards, budgetary requirements and on-time delivery.<br />&bull; Color corrects, retouches and manipulates product images, visual assets and photography.<br />&bull; Proofs all outgoing work for accuracy, design integrity and brand standards.<br />&bull; Troubleshoot issues or concerns that arise during the production process<br />&bull; Produces work that is optimized for digital media channels.<br />&bull; Maintains, stores and back-ups all project files according to systematic process/procedures.<br />&bull; Establishes, maintains and manages file structure and file naming convention on creative server.<br />&bull; Keep up to date on all existing software applications. Learn new applications and technologies as they become available.<br />&bull; Provide Digital Asset Management duties including but not limited to uploading assets, archiving expired assets, entering metadata, addressing user inquiries and maintaining the tool&rsquo;s capabilities.<br />&bull; Works collaboratively with Copywriters and other designers in concepting and ideation on any given assignment.<br /><br /><strong>SCOPE &amp; IMPACT:</strong><br />Initiatives directly impact consumer demand for La-Z-Boy products. Content efforts contribute towards both web and store traffic. Develops projects for the internal organization and consumer-facing (multi-channel execution). Executes marketing solutions for the internal organization and omni-channel consumer-facing advertising. Assignments directly impacts same-store-sales and product launch success (placement/sell-through). Content developed is leveraged by nearly 2,900 retail locations across North America.
Requirements: <strong>MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS</strong>:<br />&bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Graphic Design or related field with 2-4 years of relevant experience, or equivalent.<br />&bull; Ability to produce production-ready work with a cohesive look and feel, following industry standards and brand guidelines.<br />&bull; Extremely detailed oriented with ability to work in a fast paced, high volume environment.<br />&bull; Proven proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat and Microsoft Office applications in a Mac OS.<br />&bull; Experience in retouching and color correcting.<br />&bull; Strong portfolio showcasing a variety of professional work and demonstrates solid understanding of the fundamentals of visual communications and production techniques in print and digital channels.<br />&bull; Ability to troubleshoot all file types that come from outside sources (Ad agencies, freelancers, etc.)<br />&bull; Motivated, self-starter with an action oriented and can-do attitude.<br />&bull; Outstanding organizational, project management and file organization skills.<br />&bull; Strong analytical skills<br />&bull; Proactive approach to the work, bringing solutions as challenges arise.<br />&bull; Capable of juggling multiple projects with competing priorities and meeting all deadlines without compromising quality.<br />&bull; No travel required<br /><br /><strong>PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />&bull; HTML5, Adobe animate and Adobe After Effects experience<br />&bull; Print and digital design and experience<br /><br /><strong>SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:</strong>&nbsp;None<br /><br /><strong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT</strong>:<br />Office environment/no specific or unusual physical environmental demands.<br /><br /><strong>CORE ATTRIBUTES:</strong><br />Communicate Transparently<br />Lead the Team<br />Impact and Influence<br />Deliver Results<br />Coach and Develop<br /><br /><strong>OTHER DUTIES</strong>: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.