Packaging Production Artworker

Tamworth, Staffordshire
£Competitive Plus Benefits including 25 Days’ Holiday, Private Healthcare, Life Assurance 
04 Sep 2018
02 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Packaging Production Artworker
£Competitive Plus Benefits including 25 Days’ Holiday, Private Healthcare, Life Assurance 

Accurately create artwork for client, following client’s brand guidelines or design requirements, with the ability to 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 that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures 
- Ensure artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints (maximum colours, minimum dot, TAC limit etc.) 
- 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 
- Ability to mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members 
- Responsibility for ensuring line and traffic managers are kept informed of the progress of jobs, and any impact there is to the production plan or deadlines 
- To ensure all quality control procedures are adhered to and all relevant documents are completed 

Skills and Abilities: 
- Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator 
- Demonstrated ability to plan production to meet timelines 
- Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills 
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced studio setting 
- 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 
- Ability to understand and execute creative direction and instructions 
- Excellent communication skills required for daily interaction with project management and production team 

- Experience of the packaging print industry 
- Experience of colour separating files for multiple print processes (Litho, Flexo, Gravure, Dry Offset etc.) 
- Experience of working within a prepress environment 
- Experience using Esko software

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