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Mechanical Artist
Reynoldsburg , Ohio  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on October 16, 2021
Job Id #49909 Posted August 17, 2021

Must Have

  • Mac computers, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Position Summary:

  • The Mechanical Artist is responsible for creating specific design specifications and creates production mechanical files for product packaging in addition to providing pre-press support.
  • Prepares design specifications including height, length, weight, color, texture, and materials to send to vendor/manufacture for samples and prototypes.

Specifically, this position will:

  • Create print-ready mechanicals for all product packaging
  • Collaborate with Design to capture their vision of product, ensuring specifications are correct and within realistic parameters
  • Attend and participate in Design Turn Over meetings for assigned projects
  • Review supplied assets, build mechanicals, evaluate and understand/clarify content details (i.e. art, copy, codes, specifications, etc.)
  • Proofread all work prior to submitting to Manager and/or Design Team for review
  • Review, and obtain approvals on design layout and specifications from Design Team
  • Implement change management file/mechanical requests
  • Input changes received from mechanical routing
  • Maintain organization of production server
  • Prep and provide PDF files for routing
  • Prep and release mechanical files to vendors

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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