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Junior Production Designer

Req ID: 4724 

Department: Marketing 

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt 

Location: Napa, California (US-CA) 

Role Overview 

The Junior Production Designer (JPD) will work closely with the Senior Production Designer in preparing accurate print-ready files. A keen eye for details is a must, as this role will take responsibility for file proofing, formatting, naming, and preparation for final delivery. The JPD will also manage line extensions and contribute to design explorations. This role reports to the Packaging Design Director. 

Requirements: 

  • 1+ years of experience in package design and production. 
  • Beginner to intermediate knowledge of print production and press practices. 
  • High proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat; bonus points for InDesign. 
  • Impeccable eye for detail. Self-motivated, flexible and process driven. 
  • Quick learner for all the specific print demands and regulations governing wine and spirits. 
  • Strong time management, interpersonal communication, and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to problem solve under pressure and work with tight deadlines 
  • Experience managing a high volume of tasks concurrently, with the ability to prioritize and shift quickly from one project to the next, to ensure all projects are delivered on time. 
  • Ability to make quick turnaround edits and revisions based on feedback from others. 
  • Experience preparing physical mockups and digital renderings. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  •  Receive files from in-house designers and external creative partners. 
  • Build accurate, high-quality mechanicals. Route artwork for review and approvals. Implement changes as requested. 
  • Handle formatting, naming, and preparation for final delivery to printers. 
  • Proof artwork with a keen designer eye; checking kerning, type rags, color and print specifications, consistency with client requirements, etc. 
  • Organize files in strict accordance to established guidelines. 
  •  Manage color drawdowns reviews in partnership with designers and design director. 
  •  Develop strong relationships with creative services peers, PLM team members, and brand managers. 
  •  Attend press checks to ensure production quality expected by the company. 
  • Curate and retouch images as needed to meet a specific brand aesthetic. 
  •  Stay updated with the latest design tools technology and market trends. 
  • Work cross-functionally to gather requirements, information, and sign-off on designs. 
  •  Prepare physical mockups and digital renderings for presentations. 
  •  Archive library of printed labels. 

Trinchero Family Estates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Trinchero Family Estates complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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