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Lead Graphic Designer (8166)

Keywords / Skills : Graphic Designer, Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator

1 - 6 years
Posted: 2019-08-08

Job Description
Responsibilities:

You are responsible for the overall performance of the Artwork Check Team. You are an energetic, open-minded, inspiring people manager that effectively leads, whilst motivating and developing a team of dynamic DTP Artwork Agents. Exercising excellent leadership and communication skills you develop and coach a team in an environment that embraces change, cultivate service excellence, productivity, growth, empowerment, teamwork, and high self-esteem.

Together with the Team Lead responsibilities, you will be also part of the File Checking process, as the rest of the team.

As a member of the File Check team, this will involve checking customer files, to make sure each one is ready to be turned into a great printed product.

This will involve fixing files: text margins, adding bleed, adding Pantone colors, converting files to Vector or coming up with more creative solutions where needed. These changes then need to be explained to the customer, who is often not familiar with the world of print, so careful communication is key.

They must have the ability to create print-ready files from design brief to approved artwork when required.

The approved designs will be printed on a wide range of products, from all kinds of paper products to big banners, flags, textiles and all kinds of corporate gifts.

The team leader must not only have the technical abilities to perform these tasks but will be able to successfully assign tasks and manage the workload of the other File Champs, to ensure deadlines are met.

He/she will be an excellent motivator and will make sure that all File Champs have everything they need to achieve their team KPIs. This will include identifying areas of personal development for each team member, and ensuring their training and development needs are met.

The team leader will also be responsible for communication with the Valencia Quality Check manager to help ensure work practices are consistent across both teams.

Qualifications:

• 4yrs + professional experience

• 1yr+ team lead experience

• Graduate/equivalent in Graphic Design

• Expert in the use of Indesign with a professional level of other Adobe

• Creative tools, particularly Illustrator and Acrobat.

• Work with all kinds of file formats

• Check and fix all possible issues regarding the files from the customer, such as:

o Size/Layout/Resolution

o Colour profiles & Ink amount

o Safe text margin & bleed

o Thin lines/small text

o Extra considerations

• Excellent Illustrator skills

• Strong knowledge of print terminology and pre-press process

• Fluent in English, spoken and written

• Strong leadership skills

• Focused on personal and team development

• Good mentoring/coaching skills Excellent communication skills Customer orientated

• Strong problem-solving abilities

• Task-orientated

• Pays close attention to detail

• Stress tolerant Collaborative Result-orientated Flexible

• WORKING HOURS:

• 4:00PM-1:00AM Local time



About Company

MicroSourcing Philippines Inc, is one of the leading outsourcing solutions providers in the Philippines. We specialize in setting up offshore operations for foreign clients who operate in a wide variety of industries all over the world. Our offices are located in the Eastwood City Cyberpark, Mall of Asia Complex, Bonifacio Global City, Ortigas and Cebu IT Park and form the perfect professional environment from which we can run our various projects. MicroSourcing is a fast moving and flexible company with a great international management team.
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