Label Print Production Manager / Print Production Associate/ Graphic Designer
We are seeking a print production graphic artist to add to our team who is knowledgeable with packaging and print production by creating engaging, innovative, and compliant labels, or packaging for the cannabis industry. You will interact with clients, take in their needs, and work with the inhouse graphic artist to create packaging solutions for their specific brand. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is passionate about expanding their knowledge of design, has attention to detail, and is interested in having the opportunity to potentially shape the budding cannabis industry in Maine.

You will have the following responsibilities and need to know:

Mastery of graphic design software specifically the Adobe Illustrator.

Understand how run production on labelling machinery is created efficiently.

Operating and managing the printing equipment and have basic understanding to do troubleshooting

Solid knowledge of design and visual principles

Print, review, and be responsible for accurate, precise labelling or packaging of products of a wide range of clients

Ensure deadlines of production are met for client orders.

Comfortable with juggling multiple projects and customers at any given time and can easily shift priority when the need arises.

Manage a high-volume fast paced workflow without sacrificing accuracy in production.

Maintain all copy stock levels and keep a neat work environment.

Understand the cannabis industry regulations, language, and necessities for compliant packaging

Ability to research and learn new design trends in packaging, and stay on top of them for the cannabis industry

Strong written and verbal skills to engage, collaborate, and guide new and existing clients through the design process while keeping client branding in mind.

Do some in-house marketing campaigns for both online and print marketing, including social media, our website, and newspaper ads.

On occasion, handle payments for packaging and labelling services at store till.

Qualifications:

2-4 years of Print production and Graphic Design experience

A solid understanding of graphic design principals and ability to communicate/justify design choices to clients while understanding clients’ needs and brand.

Effective interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and work with individuals, strengthening relationships to achieve win-win solutions

Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and other cloud programs a bonus.

Knowledge of Social Media

Strong understand of the differences between web and print design

Ambitious, outgoing, self-driven and curious to grow skills in a supportive environment. Comfortable with asking questions and searching for the best solutions in an industry where many solutions do not yet exist.

Preferred, an understanding of UX design or how user experience design drives the process to create good design.

Other duties as requested.

Not necessary but a bonus for understand of either the cannabis industry or any legal experience.
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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 – $19.00 per hour