A Production Designer with Adobe Acrobat skills earns an average salary of $41,032 per year.
Job Description for Production Designer
Production designers must have creative minds, as they are responsible for creating a variety of marketing and graphic designs. Responsibilities may also include the marketing of web pages, banner ads, e-mail campaigns, and other promotional media outlets. Production designers must execute these tasks from conception to completion with near-perfect results in a campaign.Read More...
The work is mostly mental, as it depends heavily on creative solutions. A production designer must have core fundamental and graphic design skills, from free-form illustration skills to computer-related design. He/she may also need expansive knowledge of the Adobe creation suite, which includes programs such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and Indesign programs.
Education requirements may include a four-year degree in a field such as Advertising, Liberal Arts, or Marketing, and perhaps two or more years of experience in those fields. An online portfolio may also be required for the position.
Production design is an indoor job which may involve working on a team, so the ability to lead lower team members is highly beneficial. The job often includes reporting to an associate creative director or a creative director. Finally, those in this position must stay up-to-date with all the latest interactive trends in technology. A typical work typical day may begin early in the morning and involve working long hours to meet deadlines. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Production Designer Tasks
- Edit, format, lay out, design and produce online or physical marketing materials.
- Create and disseminate proofs, ensuring version control.
- Edit graphics, photographs and other visuals.
- Utilize, update and create templates and follow branding policies and style guides.