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Graphic Production Artist

Hingham, MA

Talbots is a leading omni-channel specialty retailer of women's clothing, shoes and accessories. Established in 1947, the company is known for modern classic style that's both timeless and timely, fine quality craftsmanship and gracious service. At Talbots relationships are the key to our business, we hire individuals who bring new ideas to the table, understand smart risk taking and can enhance an already thriving culture. With a commitment to offer modern classic style for every body type, through a full range of sizes, inclusive to every woman in your life.

The Graphic Production Artist produces printed and digital marketing materials for various stakeholders. The production artist must be able to work quickly and efficiently, while maintaining an attention to detail, and will be responsible for preparing all art files for final output, be it print, electronic media or image retouching.

He or she will need to be able to handle a wide number of projects and deliverables, be highly organized, communicate effectively, accustomed to working on multiple projects at a time, and comfortable working within established brand standards.

The artist must be able to solve problems on their own and pride themselves not only on the quality of their work, but on their speed, accuracy and productivity, and on finding new efficiencies in their workflow.

What We Offer:

  • Growth! Here at Talbots our goal is to give you the tools to grow beyond this position and into the next.
  • Condensed Work Week! If we have no work obligations, our Life-Work balance approach allows for us to start our weekend at 1pm on Fridays.
  • Complete Benefit Package! Our benefits kick off the first day of the month after your start date! Discover more about our full benefits package here. We have competitive time off, including paid time to volunteer within the community.
  • Merchandise Discounts!50% off Talbots and our Haven Well Within brand as well as local business discounts (where applicable)!

What You’ll Do:

  • Execute technically accurate electronic mechanicals for a wide range of projects, including but not limited to catalogs, marketing collateral and retail web site email campaigns. Ensure quality and accuracy of files that are created and sent to print publications and vendors.
  • Work closely with art directors and print production staff regarding specifications for each project. Review file specifications prior to release and ensure adherence to standards of both the company and its vendors. Preflight, collect and distribute artwork for all projects.
  • Slice and optimize images for use on the 
  • Retouch and mask digital photography for print and 
  • Produce new materials for branded projects from existing 
  • Produce banners and signage for tests, executive reviews and retail store 
  • Assist internal partners in retail, direct, web and marketing departments with large-scale projects and initiatives.
  • Create schematics and manuals of signage, promos, window displays and visual style 
  • Post PDF files of final projects to company 
  • Maintain all creative department digital assets and server folder 
  • Attend weekly catalog/store/web team meetings to improve synergy among
  • Discover efficiencies in current processes and improve them to streamline 
  • Monitor and analyze competitors, as well as other retail leaders, and share findings with extended creative team.
  • Perform other related duties as

Who You Are:


  • 2-4 years experience with print and digital production in a retail 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency with Macintosh systems and Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat.
  • Skilled in creation and optimization of web 
  • Competency with Microsoft 
  • Ability to transfer and download files via 
  • Knowledge of industry standard printing 
  • Operation and maintenance of large format 
  • Sense of design and attention to
  • Strong written and verbal communication 
  • Ability to adhere to schedules and work 

Talbots is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates. Hiring decisions are based upon a candidate's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration and are made without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, or any other category protected by applicable law.

Talbots is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for job applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to perform the essential duties of the position you are seeking or to participate in the application process please contact Talbots will make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified applicants or employees, unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operations of the Company’s business.

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