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Senior Production Designer

New York, NY

Senior Production Designer
Provide timely and accurate changes for simple and complex work (print and email) in the Creative Production Studio. Make changes to existing files
and use branded templates to execute requests as needed. Must be a self-starter, highly organized, have an eye for detail and maintain a high level of accuracy. Experience needed with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Acrobat, and Sketch. Assist as needed reviewing other Production artists work for accuracy and meeting brand standards. Help manage Production Design Team when manager is out of the office.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Make requested changes to existing creative work submitted into the Creative Production Studio

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Understand and interpret markups on pdfs

  • Quick turn-arounds, meet tight Service Level Agreements

  • Use existing branded templates to execute creative requests

  • Ensure all designs meet brand standards

  • Collaborate closely with art directors, designers and writers to help execute marketing materials

  • Provide image retouching when needed

  • Make various formats of supplied artwork (PDFs, JPEGs, PNGs, etc.)

  • Ensure PDFs meet ADA accessibly requirements when requested

  • Follow production schedules to ensure tasks are being completed on time

  • Prepare final print and digital-ready files based on supplied specifications

  • Prepare images for responsive online and mobile applications

  • Archiving and maintenance of old files

  • Keep up-to-date on latest technology trends

  • Assist as needed reviewing other Production artists work for accuracy and meeting brand standards

  • Help manage Production Design Team when manager is out of the office

    Primary Working Relationships

  • Works with their Manager, CC’s, Producers, Design Studio CDs as well as the rest of the Creative Design Studio team

  • Work with Proofreader/QC to ensure quality work


  • Qualifications

    • 3 Years Required; 5 Years Preferred

    • University (Degree), Preferred

    Physical Requirements

    • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

    Preferred Education

    • University (Degree)

    Career Level

    Required Qualifications:

    • Three plus years industry related experience
    • Three plus years of computer software and hardware knowledge a must
    • Three plus years being able to work under pressure while managing many jobs at one time
    • Three plus years of extensive knowledge of layout, design, and typography and branding
    • Three plus years with the ability to follow instructions
    • Three plus years of design/project management experience helpful

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • BS/BA degree
    • Extensive knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Acrobat and Sketch

    Potential Salary: $90,200.00 USD

    Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location.  In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans). 


    Company Overview

    TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

    Benefits and Total Rewards

    The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary.

    Equal Opportunity

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

    Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here.

    Accessibility Support

    TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. 

    If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team: 

    Phone: (800) 842-2755


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    Job ID: a2152285a9f1414c0d956f8b3aee9dec2ac4f0b016e47c3dd3a7c0cb89277947
    Employment Type: Other