Production Artist

Colony Brands, Inc.

About Us

Colony Brands, Inc. is one of North America's largest, multi-channel, direct-marketing companies. The company maintains an extensive portfolio of affiliates, brands, and products ranging from cheese and petit fours to apparel and kitchen appliances, while maintaining its roots as a private, customer-centric business based in Monroe, WI. We're financially sound, yet our success is not just defined by our profits; it's about living our Core Values, giving our employees the opportunity for growth and providing a better place to live and work! To that end, Colony Brands generously supports the communities we work in and offer many benefits and programs that support the well-being of our employees.

Position Details

Production Artist
Southwest Wisconsin
Monroe, WI

To support our Creative Marketing Services Department, we are seeking a driven, detail orientated Production Artist to ensure the accuracy of designed files throughout the stages of its development. If you possess strong creative design capabilities translatable by desktop publishing systems, this could be the role for you!

What You’ll Do

You’ll work with our Catalog Production Managers in ensuring the quality of our catalog designs and layouts are meeting our company standards. As a Production Artist, you will utilize InDesign and Content Management Databases to produce catalog pages and support material. You’ll also be responsible for:

  • Analyzing documents for graphic appearance, accuracy, and neatness according to set Brand standards before submitting for approval
  • Following project specifications, retrieving high resolution images from Service Bureau ftp, and receiving logos/artwork from Merchandisers
  • Working directly with Art Directors and Production Managers to ensure templates are accurate; recommending changes for ease and accuracy

We need a Production Artist with who is proficient in Adobe InDesign and enjoys working as a team. Ideally you will possess an Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design or Commercial Art, or 2+ years of work experience with InDesign. In addition, we are looking for:

  • Moderate knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
  • The ability to produce consistent quantities and qualities of output, working through roadblocks and distractions in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Above average communication skills in both oral and written form with legible handwriting.
  • Ability to give clear and concise instructions
  • Strong organizational skills

This hybrid position is based at our headquarters in Monroe, WI, and you'll work onsite Tuesday – Thursday and may work remotely most Mondays and Fridays.


Details Colony Brands is not just about growing our profits – We are about giving our employees the opportunity for growth and providing a better place to live and work. We also offer our employees many great rewards in addition to monetary compensation:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance 
  • A robust Wellness Program including Onsite Healthcare 
  • Superb Retirement Plans (401K & a company-funded Pension Plan) 
  • Extensive Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits 
  • Seven 4-day work weeks in the summer months to give our employees additional time off 
  • Educational Assistance 
  • Company Profit-Sharing 
  • Company Product Discounts 
  • And, so MANY more!

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