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Job Summary

  • Company:
    Checkpoint Systems, Inc.
  • Job Location:
    Dayton, OH
  • Industries:
    Electronics, Components, and Semiconductor Mfg
  • Job Status/Type:
    Full Time
    Employee
  • Years of Experience:
    2+ to 5 Years

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About Checkpoint Systems

Checkpoint Systems is a global leader in shrink management, merchandise visibility and apparel labeling solutions. Checkpoint partners with retailers and their suppliers to reduce shrink, improve shelf availability and leverage real-time data to achieve operational excellence. Checkpoint solutions are built upon 40 years of RF technology expertise, diverse shrink management offerings, a broad portfolio of apparel labeling solutions, market-leading RFID applications, innovative high-theft solutions and its Web-based Check-Net data management platform. As a result, Checkpoint customers enjoy increased sales and profits by improving supply-chain efficiencies, by facilitating on-demand label printing and by providing a secure open-merchandising environment enhancing the consumer's shopping experience.

Creative Production Artist

Creative Production Artist

Dayton, Ohio

 

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. is a global leader in merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, encompassing loss prevention and merchandise visibility. Checkpoint provides end-to-end solutions enabling retailers to achieve accurate real-time inventory, accelerate the replenishment cycle, prevent out-of-stocks and reduce theft, thus improving merchandise availability and the shopper’s experience. Checkpoint's solutions are built upon 45 years of radio frequency technology expertise, innovative high-theft and loss-prevention solutions, market-leading RFID hardware, software, and comprehensive labeling capabilities, to brand, secure and track merchandise from source to shelf. Checkpoint's customers benefit from increased sales and profits by implementing merchandise availability solutions, to ensure the right merchandise is available at the right place and time when consumers are ready to buy.

 

The Creative Production Artist is responsible for preflighting and setting up artwork for printing according to the Checkpoint art standards and assisting in creative design projects and solutions.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works closely with the art team, marketing, product development, sales representatives and prepress as well as other brand teammates to build quality production art in various formats on a deadline.
  • Follows internal global brand guidelines and customer brand guidelines when setting up production art.
  • Creates brand standard guideline manuals for customers.
  • Efficiently uses time to get results, juggle multiple tasks and understand priorities, develop resourceful solutions despite limited resources.
  • Produces a volume of quality work with consistency and accuracy.
  • Prepares files and upload files to an online proofing program.
  • Develops solutions for specific customer design needs.
  • Initiates maintenance of file and project organization from start to finish.
  • Learns new software and implements new art processes.
  • Rolls out a creative concept into a completed solution.
  • Operates and manages printer, plotter and color equipment.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design.
  • 3-5+ years work experience in production art.
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator CS6, Photoshop, In-Design, Acrobat, Microsoft Office on a Mac platform.
  • Experienced in Illustrator using layers, swatches palette, color palette, type, fonts, links and print resolutions.
  • Creative knowledge to design concepts and art solutions, branding, typography, and color.
  • Understanding of print finishes, printing on different medias, product materials, prepress experience.
  • Quick grasp of project parameters, brand standards, creative solutions, and clean craftsmanship.
  • Recognition of fonts and visual aesthetics of type including leading and kerning.
  • Attention to detail in projects.
  • Must be accurate to specifications and true to deadlines and monitor quality control.
  • Responsive and efficient, ability to organize and manage multiple projects, helpful in attitude.
  • Color management, color profile experience, RGB, CMYK, spot color knowledge.
  • Maintain knowledge of current software, upgrades and hardware. Able to operate printers, plotter cutter and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate with all departments and roll out concepts into a product line while maintaining brand consistency and quality.
  • Detailed organization and project management skills.

 

Please refer to REQ# 9KWKS5 when submitting your resume.

 

Checkpoint offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including life, health, dental and vision, 401(k), stock purchase plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement.

 

We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their knowledge and goals.

 

Please submit your resume with salary requirements to:

 

Email address:checkptrechr@checkpt.com

Fax:856-384-3132

Corporate websites: www.checkpointsystems.com

 

Checkpoint Systems, Inc.

101 Wolf Drive

Thorofare, NJ 08086

 

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

Drug Free Workplace

 

 


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