Production Artist

Kregel Publications   Grand Rapids, MI   Full-time     Publishing
Posted on January 12, 2022

Kregel Publications and our Spanish division Editorial Portavoz are growing Grand Rapids-based Christian publishers that are looking to add a qualified individual to our design and production team who is interested in growing with us.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:  Assist in the design and production of books and marketing pieces (in print and digital formats) in an efficient and timely manner

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the production manager on book reprints, including cover and text revisions
  • Create various marketing pieces for both print and web in coordination with the marketing department, including catalogs, sales sheets, ads, eblasts, and social media posts
  • Maintain organized file archives, including fonts and artwork
  • Juggle deadline-based priorities while still delivering high-quality output
  • Handle acquisition of photographs and illustrations as needed
  • Design book covers and typeset books as able

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Solid understanding of digital file formats (pdf, tiff, eps)
  • Working knowledge of all Adobe Creative Cloud programs for the Mac
    • Photoshop:  image retouching, final production of images for print and web
    • Illustrator:  create/edit vector art for a variety of uses
    • InDesign:  solid understanding of document layout, RGB and CMYK color spaces, creating/editing flexible templates, final production of design format for print and digital delivery

**OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH:  position can definitely grow into more graphic design of book covers and book typesetting 

**Open to considering as full-time or part-time position for the right individual


Kregel Publications

2450 Oak Industrial Dr. NE
Grand Rapids , MI
https://www.kregel.com/