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Damen Jackson | Branding, Package Design & Marketing Agency | Graphic Production Artist

Overview

Damen Jackson seeks an experienced Graphic Production Artist in our branding, marketing and design agency. Reporting to the Production Director, this role will entail daily interaction with the design team, account managers and project managers. Some client interaction may be anticipated.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the cross-functional teams to plan timelines, priorities and other client/internal company requests.


  • Assist in the development, rollout and release of client assets – packaging art, print collateral, digital files.


  • Ensure proper file set up and release of artwork that is of the highest production standards, and in an organized fashion that follows DJ filing conventions.


  • Manage work flow consistently, even under tight timelines or with changing priorities.


  • Preparation for daily project status meetings.


  • Interpret direction from design team and replicate design across multiple SKUs with consistency and quality.


  • Manage multiple SKU projects in an organized, systematic approach.


  • Learn and become proficient with internal project management program (Function Point) for all project activity tracking.

Skill Set Requirements:

  • 2+ years production work experience in packaging/print, color management and quality control.


  • Design, creative or marketing agency background is a plus.


  • Ability to focus on details while managing multiple priorities with an even, calm demeanor and a can-do attitude.


  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills, and extreme attention to detail.


  • Creates strong and effective internal partnerships and collaborates across the company; listens and values the opinion of others.


  • Is an effective team member; supports the team by pitching in at any level.


  • Driven to succeed and produce best-in-class production artwork.


  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in design, packaging production or similar work experience to meet the level of expertise required for this position.

Compensation Plan:

  • Full time position

  • Salary commensurate with experience and role responsibilities

  • 90-day probation period

  • Health Insurance (cost shared employee/DJ), Dental Insurance, free Disability Insurance Plan

  • PTO program

  • 401K Retirement Program

To apply

Please e-mail a copy of your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

 

 

Damen Jackson | Branding, Package Design & Marketing Agency | Project Manager

Overview

Damen Jackson is looking for an experienced Project Manager who seeks to flourish in a fast-growing branding, package design and marketing agency. Accountable for managing the complete scope of work, the Project Manager serves as the liaison between internal cross-functional teams and our clients. Responsibilities include orchestrating internal teams, all resources, external vendors, and client teams to the efficient, timely and accurate execution of clients’ work.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist internal teams and clients through successful project management so that projects stay within scope, budget, timeline, quality and other Key Performance Indicators.

  • Build strong, long-term client relationships to instill trust and confidence.

  • Communicate with business acumen to articulate clients’ objectives into creative and/or technical actions.

  • Proactively engage with clients to respond to requests and resolve any issues that arise to ensure client satisfaction.

  • Facilitate client and/or internal meetings as part of the ongoing project process.

  • Ensure client deliverables meet or exceed expectations for quality, accuracy and successfully align with project goals.

  • Manage all aspects of projects from creative inception through technical production artwork deliverables.

  • Develop and manage timelines to ensure deliverables and projects remain on track and take appropriate action when off-track.

  • Prioritize shifting tasks and deliverables for all projects.

  • Maintain client Weekly Status Reports and corresponding calls with those clients.

  • Foster a positive, collaborative work environment.

  • Develop an ongoing understanding of clients’ markets, business sectors and their challenges and opportunities.

Skill Set Requirements:

  • Client services experience with 2+ years project management experience; design, creative or market research agency background is a plus.

  • Previous branding print and digital, and marketing experience is a plus.

  • Effective management of project plans, timelines, and schedules with meticulous organizational skills.

  • Ability to focus on details while managing multiple priorities.

  • Outstanding communication skills for internal information and external client-facing contact.

  • Demonstrates adaptability, is open-minded and flexible in the face of change.

  • Creates strong and effective internal partnerships and collaborates across the company; listens and values the opinion of others.

  • Is an effective team member; supports the team by pitching in at any level to meet the needs of the business.

  • Day-to-day work-flow management between cross-functional (strategic, creative design and production) teams and managing priorities.

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills leveraging knowledge of services, processes, tools, technology and collaboration with team members.

  • Proactively seeks opportunities to increase skills, knowledge and abilities.

  • Driven to succeed and grow into more responsibilities within the company.

  • Experience with project management software (FunctionPoint, MS Office Suite, GANTT Charts)

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications or another relevant field.

Compensation Plan:

  • Full time position

  • Salary commensurate with experience and role responsibilities

  • 90-day probation period

  • Health Insurance (cost shared employee/DJ), Dental Insurance, free Disability Insurance Plan

  • PTO program

  • 401K Retirement Program



To apply

Please e-mail a copy of your resume and cover letter to [email protected]