Digital Production Designer at MKG

Posted on: 11/03/2021

Location: New York, NY (ON-SITE)

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Tags: indesign invision photoshop illustrator ux figma sketch

### Job description MKG is looking for a Digital Production Designer to join our team on a contract basis. This designer will be dedicated to one of our key clients. They should have proven professional experience working tightly within brand guidelines and executing final digital files. We are looking for a candidate with a strong mix of design and technical skills, exceptional organization and communication, and meticulous attention to detail. MKG has offices in NYC and LA. Candidates are expected to live within commuting distance of either office and be present for collaborative, in-person work on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. This is a contract position for a duration of 6 months, with potential to extend or join our team full time. SAMPLE RESPONSIBILITIES \_Work in tandem with our internal Account team as well as our clients to understand requests and make plans for execution and delivery of design files \_Collaborate closely with account managers, video editors, developers and other designers \_Develop a deep understanding of our client’s brand guidelines or brand campaigns and be diligent in following them in the creation of related assets \_Correspond directly with clients \_Understand and implement digital file requirements / specifications for optimized quality (resolutions, color and size accuracies, CMYK vs. RGB, a vector or raster, material selections, responsive design, etc) \_Lay out simple web and mobile pages and other digital communication assets such as emails, social posts and ads \_Lay out graphic storyboards and prepare assets to hand over to editors for video creation \_Create any assets and collateral related to virtual events such as lower thirds and speaker backgrounds \_Create simple icons or infographics \_Use creative / design thinking and problem solving to make decisions and troubleshoot issues \_Resolve any artwork issues that arise during production and check all provided assets to ensure nothing is missing and all are at the quality required \_Provide image retouching, clipping paths and additional image manipulation as needed \_Create presentation decks for client review and approvals \_Bring a strong point of view and suggest edits where work could be stronger THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL… \_Possess strong typographic and layout skills \_Demonstrate strict attention to detail and precision, with a keen eye for typos or other potential quality issues \_Remain highly organized throughout all phases of a project \_Be an extremely effective communicator—across verbal, written, and active listening \_Have excellent project management skills—tracking and communicating deadlines and anything needed to meet them \_Show stellar time management and follow-through \_Remain poised and highly efficient while juggling multiple projects and requests \_Be authentically themselves, have a point of view and communicate their ideas, while bringing a fresh perspective to our team EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE \_3+ years (minimum) professional experience as a Production Designer or Graphic Designer \_Strong portfolio of design and technical work across \_Digital experience required, additional print experience a huge plus! REQUIRED PROGRAMS/KNOWLEDGE: \_Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign at minimum) \_Proficiency in at least a few UX/UI or web platforms such as Sketch, Figma, Invision, Adobe XD, Webflow, Splash, etc \_Basic knowledge of HTML \_Experience using Google Docs/Slides/Spreadsheets or similar applications for project organization \_Basic motion graphic / animation knowledge is a plus!