Desktop Publisher / Production Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website HaystackID HaystackID

Worldwide Reach. Local Expert Touch.

HaystackID LLC is currently seeking a Desktop Publisher / Production Assistant to join our highly successful Business Solutions team.

The shift for this position is 3-11 pm CT.

Common Duties

  • Creating charts, tables, and various graphics in Office Suite and Adobe Suite
  • Formatting presentations to align with Company’s style and formatting
  • Creating presentation templates and color schemes that match the client’s style and formatting
  • Photo editing and touch-ups
  • Creating and formatting slides, pages, and books for printing and presentations
  • May also be helping with marketing materials (brochures, invitations) and assisting on various technical issues with printing, scanning etc.


  • Associates Degree or higher in graphic design/arts, visual communication, graphic communications, or fine arts
  • Desktop Publishing certification is acceptable
  • May bring a portfolio with examples of work in Illustrator or Photoshop etc.


  • Experience in this field is a plus but any experience as a graphic designer generally or in marketing
  • Experience in Word Suite and Adobe Suite is important, whether in jobs or school
  • Temp or staffing work in the field
  • An executive assistant with familiarity in any of the listed Software/Hardware would be okay
  • An analyst with familiarity in any of the listed Software/Hardware would also be okay


  • PC/Windows – very good computer skills required. Should understand how to navigate drives, install fonts, etc.
  • Adobe suite – the top three applications for this department are InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Adobe PDF functions, including how to make one, edit one, etc.
  • Microsoft Office suite – includes PowerPoint, Word, and Excel (especially charting)


  • Good problem-solving skills, troubleshooting, and research abilities
  • Independent working and critical thinking
  • Interacting with clients on a daily basis
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Decent/good typing skills
  • Some overtime will be expected depending on project size and deadlines
  • Strong customer service skills and professionalism are a must

Additional Obligations

Production Assistant

  • Printing, Binding, And Scanning

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Restocking stationary
  • Restocking Pantry supplies (Twice a day)
  • Keeping Pantry areas clean.

Company Benefits:

  • Health, dental and vision insurances
  • Life, short-term, and long-term disability insurances
  • 401(k) plan after 90 days
  • PTO and paid holidays

HaystackID LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.