Job Title: Artworker
Contract: Full Time
Salary: £19,600 – £24,500
Location: The Triangle, Cambridge
What it’s about
We are looking for a talented Artworker to join a busy and dynamic brand team in Cambridge Assessment English.
With a sharp eye for detail and a thorough working knowledge of all industry-standard graphics packages, you will be supporting the creative team and the business as a whole to bring design concepts to the print and publication stage.
This is a hugely varied role and covers the development and completion of artwork on everything from digital banners through to exhibition stands.
What you’ll be doing
You will support the Brand Development Team of Cambridge Assessment English with an artwork service which is fast, efficient and accurate. You will ensure that your artwork is produced to the exact requirements for print or digital publication and which accurately brings to life the concepts created by the designers with whom you will collaborate.
Provide the business with specific support on the creation of templates and PowerPoint presentations, utilising specialist knowledge to creating animated graphics and infographics where appropriate. You will also maintain the production and working practices established by the team.
What we’re looking for
We are looking for a confident team player who is able to work accurately under pressure. The ideal candidate will have considerable experience of producing artwork for a wide variety of materials and applications. They will have strong typographical skills and a thorough understanding of print processes; electronic file formats and industry-standard publication platforms.
- Educated to A level or equivalent
- Any qualifications that demonstrate expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite, especially illustrator; photoshop and InDesign
- Any qualifications that demonstrate understanding of typography and the creative process.
The successful candidate will have good communication skills; excellent project management and organisational skills to manage multiple projects with competing priorities. They will be able to work fast but also accurately to meet tight deadlines and they will be able to work independently but also be a strong team-player.
We require someone with a proven track record of working in a technical role as part of a publishing or design team.
The idea candidate will have at least three years artwork experience.
Cambridge Assessment English encourage all staff to be Collaborative; Responsible and Innovative
Who we are
Cambridge Assessment English is a part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. We are the global leader in English language assessment. We help people learn English and prove their skills to the world. We provide exams in English for speakers of other languages taken by over 5 million candidates worldwide each year, as well as the leading range of qualifications for language teachers.
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:
- Generous contributory pension
- 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
- Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
- Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
- Childcare vouchers
- Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
- Cycle scheme
- Season Ticket Loan
- Subsidised staff restaurants
- Support for professional qualifications
- Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.
We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches leads to innovation and creates an atmosphere where everyone’s contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 03 February 2019 and interviews will be held on 20 February 2019.
If you’re successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.
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