Artworker

Recruiter
Recruitment Helpline
Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
Highly competitive salary, negotiable depending on experience
Posted
30 May 2017
Expires
28 Jun 2017
Ref
300520173SGS
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Company

We are a collective of companies and people, working together to deliver end-to-end marketing solutions from concept through implementation. Our collective approach allows us to offer clients the resources of our entire global network of facilities, agencies, talent and experience together with a simplified, integrated way of working

Role

Accurately create artwork for client, following client's brand guidelines or design requirements, with the ability to create multilingual artwork whilst maintaining consistency across the complete range and ensure that all images and files are complete and ready for printing according to the printers' specifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures
  • Ensure artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints
  • Prepare accurate artworks from approved design and brief
  • Ensure client guidelines are followed
  • Roll-out artwork across complicated multilingual packs from translation documents
  • Develop and update master artworks and guideline documentation
  • Ability to mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members
  • Responsibility for ensuring line and traffic managers are kept informed of the progress of the jobs they are working on, and any impact there is to the production plan
  • To understand the importance of using systems and to record image retouching progress on jobs
  • Providing colour proofs for client sign off
  • To ensure that all images produced and proofed are correct and reviewed in accordance to the quality procedures
  • To ensure all quality control procedures are adhered to and all relevant documents are completed

 

 

Skills

  • Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator
  • Demonstrated ability to plan production to meet timelines
  • Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting
  • Demonstrated ability to share skills and knowledge with others
  • Proven experience of artwork creation and manipulation to a high standard
  • Effective problem-solving and mediation skills
  • Ability to understand and execute creative direction and instructions
  • Excellent communication skills required for daily interaction with account management / traffic team
  • Must be detail orientated

 

 

Advantageous

  • Strong knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
  • A keen eye for colour and colour matching skills
  • You will have solid experience of working within a prepress environment
  • Experience of the print industry and processes

In return the company provides a competitive base salary as well as company benefits.

If you feel you have the relevant skills/attributes to fulfil this role and want to be part of a well-established and rapidly growing company then please apply now!