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Date Added: Sat 27/03/2021

Creative Artworker

Leeds, UK
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Company: APPLY GATEWAY

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £20000 - £30000 / annually

Job Title: Creative Artworker 
Location: Leeds or Manchester (if Manchester based, will need to visit Leeds once a week)
Company Benefits: Competitive Salary, 25 days Holiday + Bank Holidays + day off on your Birthday!

An exciting opportunity for a Creative Artworker has arisen to work for a global design and implementation agency, with a head office located in the north of England.

Responsibilities of the Role -Creative Artworker

You will be responsible for creating accurate and technically sound file builds to ensure that all design files are fit for purpose and the design intent / client's needs are realised. Working closely with the core team is a must to ensure high creative standards are met and excellent quality is achieved.

  • Ensure approved design and communication principles are understood and maintained throughout
  • Ensure design adaptation / ranges are reviewed and are accurate to agreed standards
  • Highlight and help resolve any issues ensuring they do not become problems
  • Using in-depth technical knowledge, contribute and help lead PPMs, ensuring all variables are addressed thoroughly and methodically
  • Be a strong brand guardian, ensuring consistency and quality is maintained
  • Responsible for quality assurance
  • Work with all departments, to ensure accuracy of input, schedules, necessary reviews and client presentations are achieved and maintained to required standard
  • Attend and contribute to the team through monthly meetings and team catch up forums
  • Build collaborative working relationships with other departments and cross functional teams within the business to ensure smooth transition from Design to Production
  • Provide regular project detail / updates ensuring key stakeholders are kept informed
  • Creative retouching and enhancing visual images

The successful Creative Artworker, will have:

  • Highly proficient Artworker with skills in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating packaging and retouching capabilities
  • Ability to present across all media channels to a high standard, especially Packaging
  • Excellent visual image enhancement and creative retouching skills
  • Experience of Packaging is essential
  • Branding and POS design experience would be an advantage
  • Experience managing assets and large projects
  • Ability to adapt across the different media / work types, demonstrating a high level of knowledge
  • Demonstrate a keen eye for detail
  • High levels of organisation
  • Prioritisation of high volumes of work
  • Comprehensive guideline / toolkit / knowledge bank creation
  • Able to follow process and procedure to a high level
  • Colour management and proofing
  • Previous experience of working closely with Client Services within an agency environment
  • An understanding of database systems and technology innovations, a genuine interest in this area would be a distinct advantage
  • Extensive knowledge of print processes and colour management
  • A good understanding of brand and corporate guidelines and how to follow them
  • IT Literate

Company Benefits

25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + 1 day for your Birthday!
Competitive Salary depending on experience

Creative Artworker - FMCG Packaging - Leeds OR Manchester

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