Production Artist

Are you meticulous? Goal oriented? Do you have a keen eye for the smallest details? Then Sockeye needs you! We are seeking a Production Artist to take on designs during the final stages of development to ensure accuracy and prepare them for print or digital publication. To be successful in this position, you should combine strong creative and technical skills to format various images and illustrations. The Production Artist is responsible for a variety of graphic production projects in both print and digital mediums. They work closely with art directors and designers to create final art.

The Job

In the Production Artist role, you will:

  • Collaborate closely with creative directors, designers, project managers and producers
  • Create presentation decks
  • Prepare final press-ready files based on specifications
  • 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
  • Package and preflight files for release to printers or media partners
  • Create PDFs for print and client review
  • Prepare images for online and mobile applications
  • Catalog and reference art for future projects
  • Follow a timeline to ensure tasks are being completed on time


  • Degree in design
  • Stellar attention to detail
  • Thrive in a fast-paced open environment
  • Adept with the Adobe Creative Suite and FlightCheck
  • Apply established corporate branding specifications to ensure work meets brand guidelines
  • Report status on assigned projects
  • Must have good eye for type style and detail
  • Sense of urgency and ability to work under pressure
  • Able to work effectively as a team members
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

To Apply

Send us a short, simple email with an attached résumé and a link to your portfolio with the words "Production Artist" and your first and last name in the subject. No calls or drop-ins.