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CooperVision Packaging Production Artist (contractor) in Rochester, New York

CooperVision, a division of CooperCompanies (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. The Company produces a full array of daily disposable, two-week and monthly contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism, presbyopia and childhood myopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information, visit Job Summary: To produce all required Global and Regional packaging artworks and make print-ready for external printing. Manage packaging timelines, coordination of production art, proofreading, revisions, and attend to quality issues relative to printed packaging components. Collaborate with global cross-functional teams and suppliers to complete work assignments and meet government regulations and corporate guidelines. Essential Functions & Accountabilities: * Generate print ready files following brand standards and guidelines for use by external vendors. * Inspect jobs for accuracy and resolve issues throughout the production process, including color standard approvals * Responsible for placing, updating and managing all approved packaging artworks within the artwork change management system * Advise on color management when applicable * Ability to work closely and effectively with other company disciplines as well as outside vendors and organizations to achieve company goals. * Manage production timelines and clearly communicate project status working within our software Qualifications: /Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:/ * Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat) and Microsoft Office software applications * Demonstrated knowledge of printing processes, detail oriented, troubleshooting expertise * Intuitive organizational and file management skills * Proficiency on Mac * Energized by a fast-paced, dynamic environment * Strong multi-tasking skills * Positive team-building attitude * Excellent interpersonal skills. * Sound problem solving ability. * Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision * Strong portfolio (digital or hard copies) * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Up to date with new production techniques and trends * Packaging graphics experience and Artios dieline format (.ARD) is a plus /Experience:/ * Minimum of 5 years print production experience required; medical or pharmaceutical experience preferred * Experience with Digital Workflow and Quality Management Systems required * Esko and Agile experience preferred. /Education:/ * A bachelor’s degree in design or other related positions is preferred, or an Associate’s degree with significant course work in graphic design, print production, visual arts or a related field, along with an outstanding portfolio and experience that demonstrates clear knowledge of print production and design. #LI-MC1 Job: Supply Chain* *Organization: CVI Global Supply Chain *Title: *Packaging Production Artist (contractor) Location: New York-Rochester Requisition ID: VIC1037