Production Designer

Ulta Beauty


At Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA), the possibilities are beautiful. Ulta Beauty is the largest North American beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. We bring possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty’s own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring—hair, skin, brow, and make-up services.

Position Details

Production Designer
Northern Illinois
Bolingbrook, IL


Experience the possibilities of our progressive, omnichannel approach to beauty retail. At Ulta Beauty, our Marketing team is applying the latest technologies to personalize the buying experience of true beauty enthusiasts—in ways that surprise and delight. Building love and loyalty, one communication, one experience, one brilliant idea at a time. We represent the perfect blend of strategy and creativity. Of tactics and analytics. To make Ulta Beauty a brand guests will advocate for. Growing share of heart. Delivering with disciplined consistency. Whether your deepest passion is for design or content, strategy or data, or some combination of all things marketing, Ulta Beauty will provide significant latitude to explore your talents and passions, with opportunities to stretch and deepen, to grow and build. Truly, the possibilities are beautiful.


The Production Designer is responsible for ensuring all internally created artwork meets guidelines, matches product placement or promotional merchandising, and is press-ready. This role is also responsible for building out multiple versions of each graphic, retouching and asset quality control. Production Designers must embody a mix of creative and technical know-how to provide quality, efficient production of in-store promotional signage and inline graphics. The Production Designer will partner with internal merchandising analysts and merchants, various print vendors and brand partners to ensure the correct signage and graphics are printed for the appropriate store set week.


  • Show meticulous attention to detail when reviewing artwork to ensure it meets our standards; checks layout specs, including bleed, trim, resolutions, color etc. 
  • Make various formats or versions of supplied artwork to route for approvals. 
  • Follow naming conventions and server structure. 
  • Inspect work to ensure quality and accuracy. 
  • Preflight and package final press-ready files for release to printers. 
  • Create and/or work within production templates. 
  • Maintain graphic libraries for each brand, as needed. 
  • Coordinate with cross-functional partners, external vendors and/or printer vendors to problem solve and meet established in-store dates.


  • 2-3 years in creative production design or pre-press role 
  • Degree in Graphic Design or industry-related field; or relevant work experience 
  • Knowledge and skills with industry-standard design software (Adobe CS InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator); file transfer applications (Fetch, WeTransfer); MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) 
  • Extreme efficiency, organization and attention to detail is a must 
  • Data integration and/or planogram experience is a plus 
  • Good sense of design 
  • Able to balance a large volume of projects within tight timelines 
  • A passion for Ulta Beauty, its products, and its guests is a requirement

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