Production Artist - New York - 17069BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Moody’s Shared Services are the front line professionals including Finance, Technology, Legal, Compliance and Human Resources, that operationally support our business units. Exceptional Shared Services teams are vital to the international success of our business.

Department

Global Communications

Job Description

Moody’s is seeking an entry-level Production Artist to join our Branding Production team. This role is responsible for ensuring high-quality, digital and print materials that align to brand standards. The Production Artist will actively work with Moody’s core visual assets (templates, icons, graphics, photography, etc.) using Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office applications to assemble brand-compliant designs for a wide variety of internal and external projects.

This role will help to facilitate global, graphic consistency for Moody’s, with adherence to established brand standards and alignment with the strategic objectives of the business. The ideal candidate will have strong communications skills, a keen eye for detail, and the technical know-how to facilitate internal business partner requests. A willingness to take ownership and work independently under tight deadlines is a must.
Core Responsibilities:
  1. Prepare graphics for use across digital deliverables, including ads, email, websites, and social media
  2. Prepare print/press-ready files based on supplied specifications from external vendors and/or in-house print facilities
  3. Output various formats of artwork as needed, ensuring production-readiness and resolving any artwork issues that arise in process
  4. Communicate directly with business partners on project requirements and timing
  5. Research and catalog stock photos for use on current and future projects
  6. Archive and organize work according to our internal file structure and project-tracking database.
  7. Troubleshoot production issues as they arise, working alongside the Branding Production team, design team, internal print team, or external vendors
Collaborate closely with the design team and global business partners

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a digital and print production role; previous experience within an agency or publishing environment is a plus
  • Strong written and communication skills, with high English proficiency
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in art, design, or related field
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage work across multiple projects simultaneously, spanning varying deadlines
  • Positive attitude with sense of urgency, professional accountability, and time management
  • Exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Superb people skills and ability to interact with colleagues in global and/or cross-functional teams
  • A web or print portfolio showcasing professional work examples is a plus

Required Technical Skills:
  • Highly experienced with Adobe Creative Cloud applications
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Experience formatting and preparing graphics for PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with the printing process and working with and commercial print vendors
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS is a plus
  • Web design/development experience also is a plus
  • Comfortable working in a PC/Windows environment
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody’s also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email accommodations@moodys.com.. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.