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Assistant Graphic Artist

San Carlos, California 94070 | Contract

Job ID: 56438 Position: Graphic Design Branch: San Ramon

Wollborg Michelson Recruiting is currently conducting a search for a contract Print Graphic Artist  for one of our clients, a large transportation company in, San Carlos, CA. The Assistant Graphic Artist will work  in the Creative Services Department and is responsible for designing and preparing timetables, maps, posters, sketches, final artwork and photographs used in presentations, publications, multimedia and public information materials.

Examples of Essential Functions:
  • Prepares timetable information, develops written copy and electronically creates timetables, maps, newsletters, flyers, posters, brochures, mailers and reports for bus and rail using InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Coordinates the print production process with contracted vendor(s) from upload to delivery.

Examples of Duties:
  • Designs layout of brochures, newsletters, reports, forms and other printed materials with text provided by editor.
  • Generates vector art for use as design components in print and digital materials. 
  • Converts artwork built for print reproduction to files optimized for digital postings. 
  • Scans, manipulates and corrects photographic images
  • Operates single-lens reflex (SLR) camera at various locations capturing traffic, vehicles, or public events
  • Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect yourself, your fellow employees and the public from injury or harm.  Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Supervision: Works under the direct supervision and guidance of the Senior Designer, who establishes goals and objectives, assigns tasks and responsibilities, monitors and evaluates performance.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Possession of an Associate in Arts degree (two year degree) from an accredited college or university with coursework in graphic art or design; AND 1-3 years of professional experience in graphic art
  • Must have experience with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and MS Office in a Windows PC environment.
  • Must have experience with print production processes, from concept to delivery.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented, extremely organized, able to prioritize multiple tasks and work in collaboration with others. 
  • Must have a valid California driver’ s license with a safe driving record.

HTML experience is a plus

Amber Taylor
Program Manager

Amber has spent the past decade building “dream teams” in her various roles. She thrives on finding the very best candidate to be the perfect fit for the job, and she is known for her attention to every detail. At Wollborg Michelson, Amber excels at communication with both clients and candidates. She loves finding people their Dream Jobs. Outside of work, Amber enjoys spending time with friends, doing community service projects, trying new recipes in the kitchen, reading a good book, and being wacky every chance she gets.

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