Production Artist Job Openings - 7 Jobs

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    Sr. Production Services Analyst
    Visa Inc.

    Ashburn, VA

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    Production Support Engineer
    Randstad Holding

    Ashburn, VA

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    Production CSR
    Pizza Hut

    Ashburn, VA

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    Production CSR
    Pizza Hut

    Ashburn, VA

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    Production Lab Technician (Electronics)
    Curtiss-Wright Corporation

    Ashburn, VA

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    Production Lab Technician (Electronics)
    Curtiss Wright

    Ashburn, VA

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    Production Project Manager - Telecom (W2 ONLY)
    Bartech Group

    Ashburn, VA

Production Artist Jobs



  • Thinking Creatively
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Mostly Sitting
  • Repetitive
  • Stressful

What does a Production Artist do

Production Artists work in graphic design and use their expertise to ensure that the product meets the client’s expectations. They work with designers and art directors to execute designs.

how to become a Production Artist

Graphic designers usually need a bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field. Candidates for graphic design positions should demonstrate their creativity and originality through a professional portfolio that features their best designs.


A bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field is usually required. However, those with a bachelor’s degree in another field may pursue technical training in graphic design to meet most hiring qualifications.

The National Association of Schools of Art and Design accredits about 320 postsecondary colleges, universities, and independent institutes with programs in art and design. Most schools include studio art, principles of design, computerized design, commercial graphics production, printing techniques, and website design. In addition, students should consider courses in writing, marketing, and business, all of which are useful in helping designers work effectively on project teams.

High school students interested in graphic design should take basic art and design courses in high school, if the courses are available. Many bachelor's degree programs require students to complete a year of basic art and design courses before being admitted to a formal degree program. Some schools require applicants to submit sketches and other examples of their artistic ability.

Many programs provide students with the opportunity to build a professional portfolio of their designs. For many artists, including graphic designers, developing a portfolio—a collection of design ideas that demonstrates their styles and abilities—is essential because employers rely heavily on a designer’s portfolio in deciding whether to hire the individual.

Graphic designers must keep up with new and updated computer graphics and design software, either on their own or through formal software training programs. Professional associations that specialize in graphic design, such as AIGA, offer courses intended to keep the skills of their members up to date.

Other Experience

Graphic designers often gain their initial experience through internships. It provides aspiring graphic designers an opportunity to work with designers and experience the design process from concept to completion while completing a design program.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Certification programs are generally available through software product vendors. Certification in graphic design software can demonstrate a level of competence and may provide a jobseeker with a competitive advantage.


Experienced graphic designers may advance to chief designer, art director, or other supervisory positions.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Graphic designers must be able to look at their work from the point of view of their consumers and examine how the designs they develop will be perceived by consumers to ensure they convey the client’s desired message.

Artistic ability. Graphic designers must be able to create designs that are artistically interesting and appealing to clients and consumers. They produce rough illustrations of design ideas, either by hand sketching or by using computer programs.

Communication skills. Graphic designers must communicate with clients, customers, and other designers to ensure that their designs accurately reflect the desired message and effectively express information.

Computer skills. Most graphic designers use specialized graphic design software to prepare their designs.

Creativity. Graphic designers must be able to think of new approaches to communicating ideas to consumers. They develop unique designs that convey a recognizable meaning on behalf of their clients.

Time-management skills. Graphic designers often work on multiple projects at the same time, each with a different deadline.

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Real Production Artist Salaries

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Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Digital Artist Apple Inc. Cupertino, CA Apr 18, 2016 $137,000 -
Digital Artist 1 Digital Domain 3.0 CA Jan 30, 2013 $134,787
Computer Scientist/Digital Artist Adobe Systems Incorporated San Francisco, CA Jan 21, 2013 $112,350
Digital Illustrator/Finisher BLT Communications LLC Los Angeles, CA Jan 09, 2016 $100,000
Digital Illustrator/Finisher BLT Communications LLC Los Angeles, CA Dec 31, 2015 $100,000
Digital Illustrator/Finisher BLT Communications LLC Los Angeles, CA Dec 20, 2013 $95,000
Lead Production Artist Just Games Interactive Entertainment, LLC Los Angeles, CA Jun 01, 2013 $89,856 -
Illustrator Digital Ocean, Inc. New York, NY Jul 28, 2015 $85,000
Retail Production Artist Schawk USA Inc. Cupertino, CA Aug 12, 2014 $84,000 -
Illustrator Riot Games, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Dec 08, 2016 $83,262 -

Top Skills for a Production Artist

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Top Production Artist Skills

If you want to make a solid impression on recruiters, add the following skills to your resume:
  1. Adobe Photoshop
  2. Adobe Illustrator
  3. Production ART
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Specialize in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Generated several illustrations using Adobe Illustrator, created characters, and animated scenes using Flash.
  • Created page layouts and prepared production art for grade school and middle school textbooks in a fast-paced educational publishing environment.
  • Directed complete book/project production, from initial layout/design to final preparation.
  • Created, executed, and managed strategic Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, & Illustrator social media campaigns for entertainment industry clients.

Layout, Color Correction, Concept ART, Html, Dreamweaver, Graphic Design, Production ART, Photography, Quark, Digital Artwork, Logo Design, Customer Service, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, PDF, Large Format, Powerpoint, Adobe Creative Suite, Print Production, Adobe Illustrator

Top Production Artist Employers

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Top 10 Production Artist Employers

Indesign has a strong demand for Production Artist candidates where they have hired the most Production Artist candidates.

Overall, 10 firms have active listings for Production Artist.

Indesign, Southern Graphic Systems, Purered, SGS, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cilento Photography, RR Donnelley, Adobe Software, Baker Brand Communications, Photoshop Cs

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