Senior Production Designer


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Seattle HQ
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What's cool about this job
This job contributes to REI’s success by preparing layout for marketing collateral and advertising ensuring execution and delivery. Follows REI brand guidelines and partners with Sr. Designer to ensure design elements are consistently applied and generally follow prescribed formats. Accountable for the execution of creative design in support of advertising and other communication material for multi-channel execution of creative concepts. Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

  • Manages deadlines and project details through regular and ongoing communication with Lead Production Designer and Manager
  • Collaborates with project management to keep project on track and on schedule and assists with timeline development
  • Helps maintain consistency in Marketing collateral by adhering to style and format guidelines.
  • Helps ensure quality and accuracy by proofing own work and revising materials according to feedback on proofs. 
  • Helps maintain consistency in Marketing collateral by adhering to style and format guidelines.
  • Communicates with appropriate department personnel to confirm and complete tasks.
  • Meets deadlines for assigned projects.

Bring your passion and expertise
  • 4+ years experience in electronic layout, print and interactive design and production.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Advanced skills in current Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop and Illustrator. Experience working with Figma a plus.
  • Experience converting print files to interactive media
  • Experience with dynamic automated workflows, variable printing and emerging technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge in creating communications through all avenues of print execution, from multi-page formats to packaging
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot each project to identify and find innovative solutions to remedy potential production issues.
  • Ability to follow brand guidelines and employ technical skills and knowledge to check for accuracy and consistency in layout and text formatting
  • Partner with Project Management and Print Production to ensure efficient, high-quality file delivery
  • Management of file structure and naming standards in a Mac based network environment
  • Ability to organize, multitask and prepare accurate files
  • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals.
  • Flexible in one's viewpoints and positions in order to support the direction taken by others at REI.
  • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities.
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions.
  • Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers.
  • Works smart by setting effective work goals, establishing priorities, and planning well in order to produce quality work.
  • Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals.
  • Clearly conveys and accurately receives information by a variety of methods and in various situations.
  • Builds rapport with all kinds of people inside and outside the organization.
  • Acts upon opportunities and involves and influences others in the accomplishment of worthwhile organizational goals.
  • Challenges the status quo, champions change and influences others to change.
As required by applicable Pay Transparency laws, REI provides a range of compensation for roles that may be hired in locations under these requirements. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors. 

The pay for this role is: $27.55 - $41.40 per hour . 
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Range
$27.55 - $41.40 per hour
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