Digital Art Technician

Website Dark Horse Comics, LLC

Digital Art Technician – Join our team! 

Dark Horse Comics, LLC, the Milwaukie, Oregon Company responsible for Hellboy, Minecraft, Umbrella Academy comics (and many more), is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Digital Art Technician to join our team.

This is a full time (40 hours per week) position in a creative, fast-paced industry: comic books & genre publishing. Our Digital Art Technicians must have a strong foundation of graphic software skills (Adobe Creative Suite), an eye for color and detail, patience for repetitive tasks, and be open to performing a variety of duties relating to prepress and digital art quality assurance in both print and digital publishing.

Your primary responsibilities will include the following and more! 

  • Quality controlling digital assets for use in final print.
    • Assuring color accuracy
    • Print resolution
    • File Formatting for various media (print and digital distribution)
  • Restoration and manipulation of graphic assets for print
  • Print publishing book layout and file formatting/organization
  • Asset management and organization
  • Operation and calibration of scanners and printers
  • Scanning/digitizing traditional media art pieces
  • Maintaining and adhering to tight schedules and deadlines.
  • Learn additional software, quality control, and proper set-up for comic book production. 

Preferred Requirements: 

  • Associates Degree and or equivalent
  • 3 + years prior experience in position related
  • Minimum 2 years experience in four-color/ CMYK digital file preparation and output.
  • Must be fluent in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Organizationally-minded
  • Proven ability to multitask and adapt to changing technologies.
  • Positive and professional attitude.
  • Great attention to detail and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Familiarity of comics and/or publishing industry (a plus)

Please apply and submit your cover letter and resume, via posting link. 

If submitting by mail, send to: Attention to: HR/ Production at 10956 S.E Main Street, Milwaukie, OR 97222, or fax to 503-654-9440. NO CALLS PLEASE! 

To apply for this job please visit recruiting.paylocity.com.

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