Freelance Senior Production Artist

Addison - New York, NY

Temporary | ContractEstimated: $87,000 - $110,000 a year

The Senior Production Artist takes a lead role in the conversion of design files into press-ready mechanicals, honoring the designer’s intent in all ways possible while refining their design into final artwork sufficient for distribution. You work in tandem with designers and supervisors and have strong organizational and communication skills. You thrive in a creative environment, are very hands on, and capable of managing multiple projects.

Skills and Criteria:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word for typesetting, building templates, style sheets and linked charts in Excel
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented, smart and resourceful
  • Demonstrated expertise in design, layout and typography
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Suite with a focus on InDesign, Illustrator, and working knowledge of Photoshop
  • Comfortable taking direction and working autonomously when appropriate
  • Familiar with both Mac and PC platforms


  • Typeset a variety of print products from brochures to Corporate Sustainability reports and Annual Reports
  • Ability to work through and learn new production jobs/skills and software
  • Take ownership of project details
  • Keep accurate timesheet records


  • 10+ years’ experience in an agency environment
  • College degree preferred
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Professional demeanor
  • Proactive and self-motivating

Job Types: Temporary, Contract


  • Production Artist: 10 years (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Evening (Preferred)

Contract Renewal:

  • Possible

Employment Length:

  • 2 - 4 weeks