Production Artist (Contract)

| Greater Denver Area
Denver, CO - Artifact Uprising is seeking an energetic and self-driven, production artist and product listing contractor who will play a key role in building out our 2020 Holiday Card collection. We are a tight-knit, collaborative team, passionate about creativity, design, attention to detail, and designing solutions to delight and inspire Artifact Uprising customers. 
This role is an exciting opportunity to join a cross-functional team dedicated to bringing the 2020 Artifact Uprising Holiday collection to life. You understand the importance of the details, a love of problem solving, and a willingness to ask for help when necessary. You have a proven track record of meticulous and self-driven production work, and are interested in learning new processes and systems.

The Day-to-Day

  • You will support the production of the 2020 Holiday Card Collection - taking designs through the physical proofing process and preparing files for print and digital implementation
  • Produce online imagery assets for the 2020 Holiday Card Collection
  • Organize all product data for each holiday card and enter it into existing systems
  • Assist with creation of the full custom holiday card profile on our website to bring the design to life
  • Assist with quality assurance of our online Holiday Card experience and execute solutions


  • Intermediate-level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, most importantly Illustrator and Photoshop
  • 1-3 years of design production experience

Also Need to Have

  • Understanding of the brand and a refined taste for tones, typography, and grid systems
  • Understanding and regard for digital design and production work including a knowledge of resolutions, bleeds, file types, color and size accuracy, production values, CMYK vs RGB, vectors vs rasters and much more
  • Understanding and regard for product photography and photo retouching skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines with many moving pieces
  • Ability to solve complex problems and ask for help when necessary
  • Eagerness to learn new skill and systems
  • An online portfolio demonstrating production work with a meticulous eye for the smallest details

Contract Details

  • Duration of contract 6-8 weeks with potential for continued contracts or transition to full time 
  • Compensation ranging from $50-60+ / hour DOE
  • This position is 30-40 hrs/week and fully remote, candidates will need need to be available for a portion of 9-5pm MDT, Monday through Friday

Artifact Uprising® is a Colorado-based company that creates premium quality, customizable photo goods for your digital photos. Driven by the belief that everyone has a story to tell, the company is known for elevated design and thoughtfully sourced materials. Signature products include the Layflat Album touting ultra-thick pages and foil-stamped covers, textured matte Everyday Prints, and a line of customizable frames. 
Creative Freedom
We value the creative process and look to our employees to speak into Artifact Uprising products, identity and approach – regardless of position or title. We look for driven people who demonstrate initiative to take the company to the next level. 
The Working Life
We strive to create a workplace where everyone works hard but also has the flexibility and balance to enjoy life outside of the office. 
It Won’t Be Boring
We are a small company with big ideas - and we recognize it will take every last one of us to reinvent the way brands approach business. We believe a good workplace empowers its team to rise to new challenges, expand their skill sets and think outside of the box. Through this, we foster a company culture that is always growing, always reaching, and always looking to see things differently. 
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Artifact Uprising is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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We are located in the up and coming Sunnyside neighborhood in Denver and is surrounded by great local restaurants, bars and coffee shops.

An Insider's view of Artifact Uprising

What’s the vibe like in the office?

"Our team at Artifact Uprising is made up of bright individuals who connect over big cups of coffee and dream forward together. We celebrate our failures and learnings, continually championing one another to grow in our roles, all while making fun a high priority. We are a small but mighty company that values stories, connection, and innovation."


Customer Experience Team Lead

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Artifact Uprising we rally around our shared business goals. As a result, we have cross-departmental teams that determine how we achieve those goals. These groups become incredibly collaborative and spur conversations that have an impact on the business far outside the anticipated outcome.

Morgan Kois

Marketing Strategist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I was looking for a change when I found Artifact Uprising and jumped on board as a seasonal holiday employee. Since then, I’ve had the pleasure to grow with the company on our Customer Experience Team and more recently on our People Operations Team.


People Operations Specialist

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

By encouraging them to find inspiration outside of the 4 walls of our office. We aim to be conscious observers of what’s happening in other visual areas: fashion, interior design, illustration, fine art, etc, to reinvigorate our creative energy.


Creative Director

How does the company support your career growth?

I joined AU following a career change and have since had the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the business, from customer service, to digital product, to growth and marketing. It’s been fun and exciting to be a part of such a fast-growing business and tight-knit team. I feel appreciated for my hard work and look forward to what's ahead!


Assistant Manager, Site Merchandising & Category Management

What are Artifact Uprising Perks + Benefits

Artifact Uprising Benefits Overview

At AU, we understand that it's important to take care of our employees inside and outside of the workplace. That's why we try and put together a comprehensive benefits and perks program for our team so they feel well taken care of.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have an internal culture committee comprised of volunteers to help understand what's happening at the ground level and suggest improvements and other fun monthly events!
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Can contribute up to the annual IRS limit.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Artifact Uprising sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 32 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Artifact Uprising hosts company outings Monthly.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Artifact Uprising offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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