Middleweight Artworker

Recruiter
George Thompson
Location
West Midlands
Salary
£Highly Competitive
Posted
24 Apr 2017
Closes
24 May 2017
Ref
J2450
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, one of the leading players in its field, is on the search for a proficient Middleweight Artworker to accurately create client artwork, following brand guidelines or design requirements. The selected candidate will can 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 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
  • Mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members
  • Ensure 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
  • Provide 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

To fulfil this role, you must be detail orientated, and demonstrate an ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting.

Skills and experience:

  • Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator
  • Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • 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
  • Excellent communication skills required for daily interaction with account management / traffic team