First off, I have to say that it’s great to see Surefire bring this position on, but what exactly is a Production Design Warrior anyway?
According to SureFire, you’ll need to have solid graphic design and production skills, and an ability to create designs and illustrations that reveal the technical superiority of their products.
The Production Design Warrior is responsible for interacting and coordinating with various staff including writers and product management, to make sure work is on schedule and product specifications are accurate on all packaging, manuals and product information sheets to ensure that materials are consistent and error free. And you will also get to assist with the logistics before, during, and after photo shoots both on location and in studio.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Design and polish a wide-array of print collateral including packaging, sell sheets, user manuals, ads, and brochures.
-Prepress final design layouts and help maintain quality control on all packaging, product information sheets, and manuals.
-Coordinate among cross-functional groups to maintain departmental processes and create viable design solutions.
-Bachelor of Fine Arts or AA degree preferred; or combination of functionally related work experience and/or education
-Strong typography and design skills required, including flowing and editing copy, use of style sheets and strong font management skills
-At least 2-3 years of illustration experience along with a aforementioned ability to design
-Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (CS4 or above) and working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
-Team player interested in results
-First-hand knowledge of printing processes
-Posses strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
-Knowledge of the tactical industry is a plus
Qualified candidates need to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide a URL containing your online portfolio (preferred) or e-mail samples of work in PDF format and include a resume with salary history. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted to further the application process. No phone calls, outside agencies, or recruiters.