Artworker (Pre-Press)

SD Creative Ltd
15 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Our client, a globally established Packaging Design and Production agency, are currently looking for a Pre-Press Artworker to be responsible for accurately creating artwork, following client's brand guidelines or design requirements. The successful candidate will have the ability to create multilingual artwork whilst maintaining consistency across the complete range; and ensuring that all images and files are complete and ready for printing according to the printers' specifications. Key responsibilities: Ensuring that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures Ensuring artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints Preparing accurate artworks from approved design and brief Ensuring client guidelines are followed Rolling out artwork across complicated multilingual packs from translation documents Developing and update master artworks and guideline documentation Mentoringnew & junior staff Responsible 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 Ensuring all quality control procedures are adhered to and all relevant documents are completed You will: Be proficient in Adobe Illustrator Demonstrate an ability to plan production to meet timelines Possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills Demonstrate an ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting Demonstrate an ability to share skills and knowledge with others Have proven experience of artwork creation and manipulation to a high standard Have effective problem-solving and mediation skills Have an ability to understand and execute creative direction and instructions Possess excellent communication skills required for daily interaction with account management / traffic team Be detail orientated Have a strong knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures Have a keen eye for colour and colour matching skills Have solid experience of working within a prepress environment Be experienced in the print industry and processes