Creative Artworker

Location
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Salary
£24,000 - £27,000
Posted
05 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Ref
AG2209

Position:

Creative Artworker

Location:

Bristol

Salary:

£24K – £27k dep on exp

The Company:

Global print management company

The Role:

  • The role will focus on the production of a variety of printed and digital outputs working within the clients Brand Guidelines. There will be the need to work closely with the client’s creative agencies and the Creative Account Manager on the production of new artwork.
  • Primary function of this role is to amend existing artwork files or to take templates or designs created by the creative agencies and turn them into workable artwork files for final production either print or digital output.
  • Liaising with the company’s onsite Account Managers and the client campaign managers, creative agencies on appropriate aspects of the artwork production
  • Liaising confidently with external suppliers and printers as applicable
  • Advising others on the most cost-effective and suitable production processes
  • Ensuring that cutter guides, trapping, and separations of files are all set to the correct specifications 
  • Ensuring all jobs are proof-read, and checking printers’ proofs
  • Being aware of budgets and deadlines for jobs, and informing the Creative Account Manager of issues that may affect the artwork completion deadline

Requirements:

  • Excellent working knowledge of main design / pre-press software packages (Quark Xpress, Adobe Creative Suite – In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects – PDF Generation – Distiller, Pre-flight Software
  • Stop Microsoft office suite
  • Extensive knowledge of print production techniques and the artwork file formats needed to achieve these
  • Good typesetting and proof reading skills
  • Strong level of IT literacy
  • Good colour (theory) knowledge
  • Motivated self-starter with excellent attention to detail
  • Project management skills: troubleshooting, able to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines, multi-task and manage priorities
  • Experience in producing artwork for large format posters, brochures, direct mail campaigns including one piece mailers as well as website digital assets
  • Excellent communication skills