Production Artist


We are a full-service, integrated branding agency with a passion for making brands more human. Ranked as a top 10 agency in the City of Milwaukee, we provide a supportive and fast-paced atmosphere with an amazing, family-like culture. We not only value our clients, but we also place our employees just as high on the priority list. We’ve been recognized as one of Milwaukee’s best places to work by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as the Business Journal of Greater Milwaukee. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Position Details

Production Artist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Do you enjoy being part of a team that listens, inspires and collaborates together to produce incredible results? Would you describe yourself as detail-focused and an excellent communicator? If this sounds like you, then we might be your perfect fit. We are looking for a Production Artist to work in our fun and fast-paced agency environment.

Your role in a nutshell:

The Production Artist works independently on assigned projects or as a support member on a project team. They work under the supervision of the design and/or project management team. They will support designers and creative directors primarily in producing, editing or finalizing print pieces, packaging, advertising, campaigns, point-of-purchase and digital graphics.

Essential duties and responsibilities: (This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.)

  • Strong typographic and layout skills
  • Outstanding organizational, time management and archivingskills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills Manage multiple projects at once and follow timelines to ensure tasks are being completed on time
  • Work quickly but also remain extremely detail-oriented
  • Overall knowledge of printing processes,industry terms,file packaging,paper/ink specification,fonts and stock photography
  • Collaborate closely with art directors and designers
  • Produce artwork according to designer specifications
  • Work within and proof against client brand standards with consistency in mind (fonts, spacing, color breakdowns, logo white space, etc)
  • Proof work for errors/omissions prior to turning in work for approval or printing
  • Prelight and package final artwork files for release to printers or publications based on project specifications.
  • Confirm color and proper resolutions prior to printing.
  • Prepare artwork for online and mobile applications. Knowledge of interactive/webimage requirements for preparing artwork for interactive/web applications is desired.
  • Produce mockups and mount artwork to boards for presentations
  • High skill levels in software programs: InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Photoshop experience: image retouching/manipulation and clipping paths
  • Train in the use of new design and illustration software as the agency requires. Stay up to date with new production techniques and trends through research and education.
  • Maintain organized digital files (photography, illustrations, logo art, typestyles, materials and resources)
  • Reasonable drawing skills
  • Minimum 1-3 years agency experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • Vacation/Personal Time: 11 days per year
  • Holidays: 10 days per year
  • Sick time: 6 days per year
  • 50% health insurance and partial deductible reimbursement
  • 100% dental, life, ad&d, and ltd insurance
  • Access to vision and short term disability insurance coverage
  • 401(k) employer contributions
  • Profit-sharing
  • Continuing education fund
  • Cellphone data reimbursement
  • Parking

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