It's a new era in consumer marketing. BlueSoho, a division of Quad/Graphics, helps our clients meet the challenge. As an integrated marketing and technology firm, the BlueSoho team helps customers connect their print content across mobile, digital, video, social media and other marketing channels. Our full suite of services is designed to deliver high-impact brand experiences.

Quad/Graphics Media Solutions, a multi-channel communications firm seeks experienced, versatile Designer to design & produce catalog pages & other related marketing support materials. The ideal candidates will have a strong background in catalog design & a thorough knowledge of the print production process. This position is located in Bloomington, MN.

Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of Supervisor and/or Sr. Designers, create & produce page layouts that promote the client's brand & sales objectives
  • Collaborate with Account Manager and Sr. Designers to ensure a complete understanding of the client branding guidelines
  • Work with pagination & product mix to develop page layouts & final page production based on established guidelines
  • Perform catalog page layouts as directed by Sr. Designers
  • Work efficiently & accurately through high volumes of work, meeting deadlines in a very time-sensitive environment
  • Review all job instructions, both written & verbal, & ask any questions necessary to successfully complete the project
  • Assist Sr. Designers and Layout/Production staff as needed
  • Utilize resources to problem solve challenges on project
  • Prepare technically sound files for prepress/printer

Qualifications

  • 3+ years' experience designing & producing catalog and marketing support materials
  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Arts or related field preferred
  • Knowledge of all steps required for the print process
  • Proficiency in all industry standard software programs including but not limited to Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Acrobat in a Mac environment. Some knowledge of the Windows platform is also required
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new software tools & changes in project direction.
  • Ability to complete work accurately in time-sensitive environment
  • Some preflight experience a plus
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Print samples required

Additional Company Information

We are a highly recognized, international company that offers competitive salaries with exceptional employee benefits including full medical insurance, 401(k), holidays, and vacations to all eligible employees.

Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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