Faraday Future is hiring a

Senior Production Artist

Los Angeles, United States
Full-Time

Senior Production Artist
LOS ANGELES, CA
CORPORATE STUDIO EDIT MOTION
FULL-TIME
 
Title:   Senior Production Artist
Position: Full Time
Hire Date:  ASAP
Location: Gardena, CA
Reporting To:  Studio Manager
 
FARADAY AND FUTURE
At Faraday Future, we believe that the automotive experience should integrate seamlessly with the rest of your life. When creating our vehicles, we began with four wheels but we are re-envisioning everything else. Based in California, our global team of experts is starting with a user-centric technology approach to mobility.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
Potential candidate will oversee production artists as well as develop mechanical file to production specifications accurately and efficiently so it can be handed off to an outside print vendor for production.  Build out mechanical to approved creative layout which may include incorporating mark up.  Studio artist may work on projects including but not limited to catalogs, ads, corporate material, point-of-sale and out-of-home.  
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
-          Work with creative, production and project management to build and release production ready files:
o    Supervise production artists and alert studio manager to resource concerns
o    Design ability to take approved master creative composition and lay it out in various sizes while keeping the original intent of approved creative intact.
 o    Ability to review project at hand, ask relevant questions of the art director/designer and effectively create mechanicals that adhere to Faraday Future brand standards
 o    Build mechanicals  using design software including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
 o    Ability to multi-task several projects at once to complete across various timelines.   Keen ability to prioritize workload on a daily basis and allocate time needed to accomplish each task throughout the day/week to ensure are projects are completed on time and to specification.
 o    Ability to clean up photo asset at intermediate level such as outline images and knock out backgrounds, basic color adjustments and simple cloning.  Proficiency in RGB and CMYK color space and familiarity with Smart Objects is required.  Knowledge of camera raw files is a plus.
 o    Work with project management to stay on schedule and follow project specifications
 o    Ability to build mechanical from scratch in InDesign as well as ability to pick up an existing file to make edits or changes based on updated content and/or translations.  In both cases the studio artist is responsible for, but not limited to, document size, crops or bleeds, project legend, placing and adjusting images, typography, general layout tasks and adhering to Faraday Future file naming convention for version control and archiving.
 o    Ability to collect for output including gathering and packaging files correctly to specification.  Once the project manager gives approval to release the file the studio artist is expected to know how to properly collect the file and link all images and fonts on a disk (or digital transfer medium), provide color proof and directory of file ready to hand off for production.
 
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
-          Minimum years of relevant work experience: 3+ years experience in agency, printing or pre-press company studio.
-          Highly organized, flexible to changing conditions and constantly aware of project deadlines.  Focus is an integral part of this position.
-          Proactive ability to communicate clearly with team members from creative, project management, asset management, photography and print production.
-          Must have advanced proficiency in Adobe Suite
-          Must be flexible following team processes
-          Must be able to accurately estimate project time requirements and be proactive in communicating adjustments to the estimate to keep files releasing on time and within budget
-          Extended evening and weekend work hours sometimes required
 
This position is for a person who has a desire for success and is committed to doing what it takes to get the job done. We are seeking self-motivated candidates who are honest, ethical and reliable to represent Faraday & Future with the highest level of integrity.
 

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