The Orb Factory Limited
The Orb Factory is a locally owned Toy & Craft company whose toys are played with around the world! We are seeking a Production Artist to work alongside our Product Developers to support them in getting product components, packaging and instructions ready for production.
This is a unique positions as you will have one foot in the Graphics room and one foot in the Prepress room working with a team to get projects ready for our factories to produce. You must be able to follow existing style guides, update and edit images, have excellent typography and typesetting skills, juggle multiple projects, create packaging dielines and have a real eye for perfection. Along with these skills you will need to have super sonic speed and accuracy and know all your short key commands. Basically a Production Artist Superhero!!!
Support Product Development and Prepress Teams to prepare final artwork for print production.
Perform regular updates on packaging and instructions.
Typesetting instructional inserts and booklets.
Clean up and edit photography.
Create and edit dielines for packaging, point of purchase displays and custom artwork.
Create and organize digital assets with established naming conventions.
Field requests from our sales team for product images.
Fluent in Mac environment.
Fluent in Excel, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
Knowledge of prepress and print production work.
A post-secondary degree or diploma in graphic design with knowledge of prepress is an asset.
Skill and Abilities:
Excellent eye for detail.
Excellent communication skills.
Highly organized and detail oriented.
Ability to take direction.
Enthusiastic team player.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Excellent visual aesthetic and problem solving abilities.
A love of Toys!
Please respond with a cover letter telling us why you would be great for this position. Provide a resume and an electronic portfolio or examples of your work if availble.
Send to both: Laura Binder and Martin Massé
Subject Line: Production Artist