Creative Artworker

13 Jul 2021
10 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Creative Artworker
Location: Leeds or Manchester
Company Benefits: Competitive Salary, 25 days Holiday + Bank Holidays

An exciting opportunity for a Creative Artworker has arisen to work for a global design agency, with a head office located in the north of England. As a business, they cherish character, grit, determination and, above all, an attitude to learn and progress.

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
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

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