Illustrator / Artworker

Negotiable DOE
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Applicant Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Illustrator / Artworker
Stoke on Trent, ST4 2RS
Negotiable DOE

Our client has identified an excellent opportunity for an experienced Illustrator / Artworker to join their growing business based in Stoke on Trent, ST4.
Position Summary
This is an exciting new role undertaking all aspects of the design and development of new products, all of which are personalised in-house.

The successful candidate must be able to generate artwork/visuals in a variety of programs working to tight deadlines with the need for it to be correct first time. You will output your designs to a variety of different formats of media and file types.
To succeed in this role you will have a creative flair and understand current and seasonal trends in the industry.
Who are we looking for?
Reporting to the Design Manager you will assist the design team to create ideas that appeal to a mass market and a variety of different audiences for different occasions of the year.

The successful candidate will hold the required skills to hit the ground running;
• A thorough and proficient use of Adobe Creative Suite Packages is essential
• You must be able to demonstrate a portfolio of proven skills in the following; Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
• Excellent analytical, organisational, time management and prioritisation skills
• Competent Microsoft Office user, particularly in the use of Excel.
• An understanding of retouching and image manipulation in Photoshop
• An interest or experience in Photography will be an advantage to succeed in this role
• A working experience in a previous design role would be preferable

What qualities are we looking for?
• Strong communication skills with a good command of the English language
• Enthusiastic, positive attitude with a methodical and thorough work ethic
• Team player but able to work independently and to tight deadlines
• Ability to quickly learn the features and functionality of appropriate business systems
• Conscientious with a focus on attention to detail and accuracy in a demanding and busy project environment
• A flexible attitude towards working hours in order to meet deadlines and keep up with demand at key times of the year

Who are we?
Our client is the UK’s leading personalised trade gift supplier. They believe in productivity, manufacturing and concept. They specialise in creativity and their range of personalised products present complete quality confidence. Offering 1000’s of personalised gifts to mail order, e-commerce and independent retailers.
Our client has been designing and manufacturing personalised gifts for 12 years and have seen continued growth through new product development and exceptional customer service.
How to apply
If you wish to be considered for this Illustrator / Artworker role click ‘apply’. You will receive an email shortly after your application - you will need to read and respond to this to complete your application.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.