Job Description :
any visa/tax term

Graphic Designer OR Visual Designer

Location: Cupertino, CA

Duration: 2 months +

The Role:

The Graphic Production Artist (GPA) has strong Photoshop expertise, web and/or HTML email production experience, and an eye for detail to implement content provided by the screen production team.

GPAs create new artwork and localise supplied artwork (hardware, screens, lifestyle, etc) in a Photoshop file based on the requirements for the locale, optimises the asset for visual clarity set by the client’s standards, exports the asset into various formats required by the deliverable and checks the assets into a repository. The GPA checks their work on various platforms to ensure quality, consistency and correctness.

Key Responsibilities

Update product imagery and UI elements in Photoshop comps, and output web graphics

Structure Photoshop comps to optimise efficient production design and localisation workflows using slices, smart objects, and layer comps

Track and check on web graphics using a version control system

Work closely with producers, traffic, development, publishing, and international teams to meet project goals and ensure efficient file handoffs for localisation

Review final webpages and HTML email with an exacting eye, ensuring that graphics and layouts are flawless

Support training of newer team members

A minimum of 2 years experience in a hands-on, high-volume web or HTML email design and publishing environment (or equivalent)

Photoshop expertise, particularly setting up files for web production and adhering to graphic design standards

Excellent design and typography sensibilities applicable to web pages and HTML email

Solid standards-based HTML, CSS, and general web publishing knowledge

Highly detail oriented, with a drive for perfection down to the last pixel

Thrives in a challenging, fast-paced web publishing workplace

Self-motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills in English and [insert native language], both written and verbal

Establishes rapport and collaborates easily with designers and web developers

Able to adhere to a consistent graphic production and checking process, while also identifying opportunities for improvement

Ability to be client facing

Proficiency in OS & iOS software

Good awareness of current and emerging technologies

Resourceful, adaptable, creative, and results-oriented with high energy and a positive attitude

Must be able to travel as required, sometimes for several weeks at a time