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OVERVIEW


VSA Partners is a design-driven branding and marketing company.
VSA was founded as a design firm more than 30 years ago with the belief that design is not only a craft, but a tool for achieving business objectives. As design thinkers, we approach business challenges holistically and aim to break down silos between branding, digital, marketing and advertising.

 

VSA’s Design Practice applies design thinking, visualization and experience to solve problems and bring life to our clients’ stories, visions and voices. We bring together multidisciplinary talent to make the most complex ideas tangible and meaningful for the audiences that matter most.

 

The Production Designer reports to an Associate Director, Production Design, with a dotted line to the Associate Director, Presentation Production, and will work collaboratively with and in support of the Print Producers, Retouchers, and the entire Production team. They will regularly collaborate with VSA’s Project Managers and Creative teams, and across all agency disciplines.

 

VSA Partners is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable environment for all employees. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit and business need.

 

Responsibilities

The Production Designer is expected to:

  • Assist in crafting and developing visually compelling presentations and technically sound templates in Google Slides, PowerPoint, and Keynote.
  • Manage workload to timelines set by Project Management, Client Engagement, or other management.
  • Maintain an awareness of project status and request support as necessary.
  • Assist in defining production standards on projects.
  • Solve production challenges on assigned projects.
  • Maintain an awareness of brand standards per client and ensure standards are maintained.
  • Quickly grasp and apply design intent.
  • Have strong design sense and knowledge of typographic best practices.
  • Ensure technically sound and well-organized file construction.
  • Manage multiple projects and work with multiple disciplines at one time.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

The Production Designer has these qualifications:

  • 1–3 years working experience in a creative production role; experience at an agency is a plus.
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud, with an emphasis on InDesign and Illustrator, and working knowledge of Photoshop.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office and Google web applications (Docs, Sheets, and Slides).
  • Experience with banner animation, HTML5, After Effects, Figma, Sketch, and other web-specific applications is a plus.

To succeed, the Production Designer must have the following skills, abilities, and knowledge:

  • Excellent design, color, and typographic skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Adept at preemptively identifying problems and devising solutions.
  • A dedication to high-quality work.
  • Ability to maintain positive and productive relationships with all clients, team members, peers, and managers.
  • Versatility and the ability to balance multiple projects and reprioritizations.
  • Ability to organize information, prioritize, pay attention to detail and accurately follow procedures.
  • Commitment to on-time timesheet submission.
  • Ability to maintain self-motivation and work independently.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that an employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions. VSA Partners reserves the right to revise the job description at any time.

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