Graphic Designer/Production Artist

Santa Ana California
Required Experience: 2 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted yesterday
Job Description
UAG products are designed by adventure seekers for adventure seekers.

Founded in coastal Southern California’s hot bed of adventure play we live the adventure every day. Inspired by the rustic coastline, radiant sunsets, majestic mountains, and picturesque desertscapes, our products imbue the very nature of adventure.

At UAG we work hard and play hard; channeling our inspiration into hard work and pushing the limits of conventional ideas to create superior products. We are a platoon of talented designers, engineers, and marketers corralled by unparalleled leadership. UAG products are sold worldwide through consumer electronic and wireless retailers and through our web store at www.urbanarmorgear.com.

Currently, we are looking for a Graphic Designer/Production Artist to join our dynamic team!
Job Requirements
The Production Designer is co-responsible for UAG’s graphic design and visual communication needs, including producing exciting branded graphic elements in support of B2C and B2B marketing needs. This position reports to the Brand Art Director.

NOTE: You must submit your portfolio to be considered for the position

Responsibilities
- Collaborate closely with art directors, designers and developers
- Work closely with the Marketing Team to ensure creativity and brand identity in all corporate communications.
- Prepare final press-ready files based on supplied specifications for several types of printing
- Prepare images for online and mobile applications
- Make various formats of supplied artwork production-ready and resolve any artwork issues that arise during production
- Provide image retouching, clipping paths and additional image manipulation
- Catalog and reference art and assets on WebDAM
- Follow a development timeline to ensure tasks are being completed on time
- Troubleshoot problems as they arise
- Assist in product packaging design
- Assist in booth design for tradeshows and developing large format graphics
- Assist with in designing branded physical goods

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in graphic design or a related field
- 2 years experience required
- Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
- Energy, enthusiasm, and attention to detail to produce high quality work
- Self starter to handle multiple projects and prioritize work
- Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite

Extras
- Action sports aesthetic preferred
- Experience with creating photo-realistic renderings is a plus.
- Additional artistic pursuits such as photography, videography, motion graphics or illustrations are a plus

Perks
At UAG, we work hard and play hard. You will be surrounded by a diverse team of talented individuals who share unmatched passion about the work they do every day and the activities they enjoy outside of work. UAG embraces work-life balance so your creativity can flow. Sharing ideas and collaboration is not just encouraged; it’s part of the culture.

We offer one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefit plans in the industry, with extensive health and vision coverage as well as 401K and profit sharing plans.