Digital Production Artist / Designer

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Welcome to Callahan, a community of thinkers and makers that has boldly stood for independence for more than 36 years. Our values of curiosity, courage, trust, generosity, respect, passion, quality and fun serve our clients. They also serve the collaboration of our 50+ employees, by letting their individuality shine. We believe that if there’s a problem worth solving, then it’s worth using creativity to solve. Because a big idea, from any source, in any media, can change everything. And the feeling you get when that happens is why you love what you do as much as we do.

We’re located in a 150-year-old grain warehouse in Lawrence, Kansas. Here, opportunities abound and we’ll help you turn your career into a masterpiece of your own design. And, unlike other agencies, work/life balance isn’t just preached at Callahan, it’s also practiced.

We’re currently looking for a talented digital/traditional production artist to join our growing creative team. Get in touch if you have the basics covered:

  • Portfolio of strong design skills and technical expertise – from books to websites
  • Expertise in finalizing layouts and create web ready assets for digital media including websites, mobile sites, emails, mobile applications, advertising, video, animations
  • Expertise in finalizing layouts and creating print-ready mechanicals for print ads, printed collateral, brochures, posters and packaging
  • Strong design and typography aesthetic
  • Highly organized with the ability to work efficiently and with a strong sense of urgency in a fast-paced, deadline-driven agency environment
  • Detail-oriented with superior follow-through
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, ownership and accountability for business
  • A collaborative, team player with great initiative and can-do spirit
  • Creative direction to execute the team’s vision using Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Keynote
  • Support the execution of new creative ideas and marketing campaigns with internal and external creative partners
  • 5-7 years of experience in an advertising agency or in-house brand environment

The ambitious and outstanding candidate would also have:

  • BFA/BA in design, digital design, fine art or related field
  • Passion for award-winning advertising and design
  • AIGA and/or AdClub Member
  • An amazing Instagram page
  • Pro-active attitude and positive energy
  • Desire to assist in organization, manipulation, and re-touching of digital imagery
  • Ability to maintain consistency of image quality for images from multiple sources
  • Simple HTML coding skills


March 2, 2018