Arden CompaniesArden Companies

Production Specialist

LOCATION
Bingham Farms, MI

EDUCATION NEEDED
High School Diploma/GED

DEPARTMENT
The Studio

EXPERIENCE NEEDED
Minimum 5 Years, Related Experience

EMPLOYMENT TYPE
Full Time, Salaried

Arden Companies, a growing Bingham Farms, Michigan-based leading manufacturer and distributor of Patio and Outdoor Lifestyle products to the leading retailers in the USA and Canada, has an exciting opportunity for a remote-based Production Specialist. 

 

As part of our Multimedia Design Studio, the Production Specialist reports to the Director of Creative Services & Corporate Communications to provide support for various product/lifestyle imagery and other assets used to support customer and retailer marketing content. A successful candidate has the ability to work within a fast-paced workflow, while producing consistent, optimized deliverables that are on time, complete, and correct.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides post-production support for photography and other marketing content, including but not limited to:

  • Produces final images using Photoshop and Easy Map Pro to produce various product and lifestyle images
    Retouches and adjusts images until desired results are achieved
  • Clips out various product and lifestyle images and applies alpha channels using Photoshop
  • Provides other production support for Studio customers and retailers as needed
  • Seeks opportunities for improvement to post-productions processes, tools, etc.

 

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Expert in Adobe Photoshop, with an emphasis on clipping paths, retouching and lighting
  • Willing to learn Ned Graphics Easy Map Pro in order to apply product shadows and patterns – training and product license will be provided.
  • Maintains consistency and quality of work with close attention to detail
  • Maintains an organized, transparent work structure and flow from start to finish with minimal supervision required
  • Flexibility in revising files in order to achieve most optimized results
  • Ability to commit to various timelines and deliverables from kickoff through completion of project
  • Product retouching experience is a plus

 

REQUIRED SOFTWARE 

  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Additional proficiency/knowledge of other Adobe products knowledge is preferred, specifically Illustrator and Indesign
  • Salesforce for maintaining project status, timelines, tasks, and communication used on every project (training provided)
  • Review Studio, used for project reviews and feedback (training provided)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Teams and Outlook

Please be sure to include a link to your portfolio site when applying and any other relevant image production examples.

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