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Production Designer / Studio Designer – Washington, DC


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  • Color management
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
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Washington, DC

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Washington, DC
Job Posted Date: 05/28/2024


*Please note: candidates must live in Washington–Arlington–Alexandria, DC–VA–MD–WV Metropolitan Area* to commute into Ogilvy & client offices associated with this role.

About Ogilvy

Ogilvy was founded in 1948 by David Ogilvy. David created a culture that deeply respects and cares about its people and clients. Our mission is to inspire people and brands to make an impact and we are committed to attracting, growing, and retaining the best talent in the industry.

About the Role

The Production Designer will combine creativity and technical skills to produce expertly crafted work. First and foremost, you’re a production pro with the ability to operate efficiently, ensuring the accuracy of designs in the final stages of development. You’re also able to provide design perspective to help execute creative across a variety of platforms. You’ll work in a wide range of print and digital mediums, that may include advertisements, direct mail, out-of-home, brochures, sales sheets, social media, banner ads, email, landing pages, collateral and corporate guidelines. You will need to be a detail-driven, organized, high-level communicator with a willingness to evolve as technology reshapes our industry.

The Production Designer / Studio Designer will handle projects that primarily require the use Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint, Keynote, and Microsoft Word, through all phases of the design process.

What you will do:

  • Assist the Creative Director and Senior Designers in various design tasks, such as developing layouts, templates, resizing or cropping images, retouching, compressing, or converting files across multiple software programs (web/mobile/print).
    • Ability to edit short form videos a plus
  • Work with stakeholders to interpret and transform raw data into clear and compelling charts, graphs, icons, graphics and other visual representations to convey information in an easily digestible format
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather necessary information, clarify design requirements, and deliver effective solutions.
  • Prepare print-ready files and digital files for delivery
  • Ensure designs align with client branding guidelines.
  • Perform thorough quality assurance assessments on designs to guarantee accuracy, consistency, and compliance with brand guidelines before final delivery
  • Address client feedback professionally and make necessary revisions to address requested changes.
  • Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, adhering to deadlines and prioritizing tasks effectively
  • Manage design file organization

What you will need:

  • Self-starting, organized, detail-oriented person with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • 3-5 years of experience as a designer
  • Advanced experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) as well as
  • MS PowerPoint and MS Word,
  • Understanding of color management, print quality management and industry standard printing methods
  • Understanding of digital file development and production

How We’ll Support You

Ogilvy celebrates its people. Fully. Enthusiastically. Unhesitatingly. We’ll empower you with the tools you’ll need to succeed. We’ll give you the autonomy to seek out new paths and better ways of doing things. We’ll support you with colleagues who are experts in their disciplines, drawn from across the Ogilvy network. And we’ll provide opportunities for you to do work of which you’ll be proud, with people you’ll be proud to call your teammates.


At Ogilvy, our people are at the heart of what we do: a creative agency that sparks game-changing ideas across culture and business through collaboration, integrity, and a celebration of self-expression.

We believe in building powerful teams with purpose. This means hiring and nurturing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientation, and gender identities – and we relentlessly curate transformative initiatives that make our commitment to fairness, and equity a reality.

Our ultimate mission is to leave a positive impact on the world, creating a better future for all, while supporting and uplifting the global communities we serve. This is central to our mantra of Borderless Creativity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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