Universal Products, Inc.

521 Industrial St.
Goddard , KS
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Production Artist

Universal Products, Inc.
Goddard, KS Full time
Posted on March 7, 2018

Growing manufacturing company seeks an experienced Production Artist. The Production Artist is responsible for converting and translating customer submitted artwork into a press compatible format.  This involves recreating artwork based on blueprints, adding or adjusting bleeds, manipulating color, making proofs, imposition, trapping, creating dielines, and adding custom marks. These functions support a range of printing capabilities such as Screen printing, Digital printing and Flexographic.


Experience , Skills & Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of  Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS4 and up, CC preferred
  • Read and comprehend Blueprints
  • Assesses customer artwork, advises customers regarding artwork guidelines, and provides technical instructions for the reproduction of the artwork for pre-press setup.
  • Manipulate customer artwork as well as create your own so printed materials can be produced according to the production requirements
  • Preflight and troubleshoot customer digital files, load fonts, inspect graphics
  • Prepare files for output to digital and plate processor (spot and 4-color process) via color separations with traps and bleeds.
  • The following is not a requisite but a plus for having experience: Degree in Graphic Design, working knowledge of Acrobat, InDesign, Microsoft Office, RIP software

Personal Attribute:

  • Self-directed multi-tasker
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Team player as well as being able to work independently
  • Organizational and prioritization skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Self - motivated, customer focused
  • Results orientated



This is a Full Time position with benefits.

Universal Products believes in providing a safe work environment.

We conduct drug and background checks in our recruiting/hiring processes.


Equal Opportunity Employer/ Minority/ Female/ Disability/ Veteran

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