Michel Design Works is a comprehensive Gift, Home & Lifestyle brand developing beautiful, bath and body products and home décor items for sale to retailers and consumers around the world. We are looking to add a full-time Production Designer to our team in Katonah, NY.
*The primary responsibility of this position is to take existing design concepts and apply it over a range of packaging and products. Product files must then be sent to our manufacturers.
*Tracks all new product development to and from factories.
*Create and maintain an accurate list of UPC’s and for all MDW products and accounts.
*Works with the design department to proofread prints, revise and update files as needed.
*Package and send products, maintain and organize all development samples, as needed.
*Minimum of 5 years, post college production experience.
*Packaging and the Giftware Industry experience, required.
*While not a design role, a solid background in design is extremely helpful.
*Mastery for Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. **Must be able to work in “CMYK” multilayered Photoshop files.**
*Stellar ability to produce print-ready files and experience with digital prepress and preflight management.
*Thorough knowledge of visual design principals; graphic design, layout, typography, color.
*A talent for multi-tasking, organizing and prioritizing projects.
*Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills. Should be able to maintain a calm demeanor amid shifting priorities.
*Must show strong attention to detail and provide ingenuity and resourcefulness when problem solving.
*Self-starter who can work well under pressure, in a team, as well as, independently with minimal supervision.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, portfolio, cover letter and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.