Vista Outdoor Sr. Production Artist in Petaluma, California

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications


  • Minimum 7 years professional experience

  • Develop print ready production mechanicals based on design files

  • Must have expert knowledge in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Excellent knowledge of print production processes

  • Experience in long book file preparation

  • Thorough understanding of packaging dielines

  • Create 3D packaging comps when needed

  • Proof and assist in print production quality control

  • Prepare files for asset library

  • Maintain organization of server and production area

  • Manage/archive back-up system and files Requirements

  • A strong thinker, detail oriented and a nimble problem solver

  • An effective communicator to engage regularly with your team members and interdepartmental partners on progress and deadlines

  • Work efficiently on multiple projects and meet tight deadlines

  • Flexibility to adjust to changing business needs and priorities.

  • An enthusiasm for the geeky side of print and production

  • A positive attitude with a resourceful, self starter approach

  • Trapping and prepress experience a very big plus Education

  • Four-year Bachelor of Arts from an accredited university or two-year Associates degree from an art/design vocational college or equivalent work experience.

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here:

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