Job Description :
any visa/tax term

*Mechanical Artists *

*Location: Cupertino, CA*

*Duration: 2 months +*

The Role:

Role summary:

We are pipelining for extensive freelance hires come Spring 2018 for an
exciting project. We are seeking a number of Mechanical Artists to join us
at an exciting time for as we work onsite at one of the world s leading
tech companies.
As a Mechanical Artist you will be working on mechanicals for our client to
be viewed by the world. The successful candidate will have extensive
knowledge of all aspects of print production design and be working
alongside a talented team which consists of Technical and Creative
mechanical artists, Designers and Project Managers.
On a daily basis, you''ll be working in a fast-paced, fun environment,
producing print ready mechanicals. This is a role for a collaborative
individual who is highly organized, extremely detail oriented, and capable
of working with high expectations within flexible and demanding deadlines.
Works with Creative Design and other Production Artists within the studio
to implement and refine content across a range of mechanical sizes and
languages
Appreciation, adherence and enforcement of Hogarth key policies
Communicate with all stakeholders articulately, sharing and documenting
any issues or knowledge to ensure consistency
Complete relevant checklists for all tasks that are assigned to you (if
applicable)
Creates and updates mechanical templates with new specifications
Creates design adaptations at different aspect ratios and scales
Creates additional layouts with Creative direction
Manage a high volume workload, including foreign language versions
Create image comps for placement for design or production direction
Create static web banners, web pages and digital email marketing
A minimum of 3 years experience
Ideally possess the equivalent qualification e.g. BA (Hons) Print Media/
Graphic Design
You ideally will have a Prepress background
Competent in key Creative Suite programs to an intermediate level
Be proactive in keeping skills up-to-date and drive self-improvement
Prioritization, time management and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills
Expert level in the following design tools: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator,
and Photoshop
Communicates fully, effectively, and diplomatically, exhibits proactive,
solution-oriented thinking
Clear understanding of scale and proportion relating to multiple size
iterations
Comfortable working in a high pressure studio environment