Job summary

Harrison Scott Associates
£Highly Competitive Salary
Packaging, Pre-Press, Printing - Flexographic
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

We have an opportunity to join a specialist packaging company that combines technical, creative and commercial expertise to design and manufacture revolutionary solutions. The London office is home to the design & technical centre, with manufacturing capabilities in Europe.  Due to continued growth, the Company is seeking an Artworker to join the London team and be responsible for the development & specification of a wide range of packaging created by the internal design team.


Areas of Responsibility:

  • Perform pre-flight checks on artwork files before approving for production use
  • Retrieve customer artwork & assets via online portals & FTP sites, as well as manage the asset library
  • Prepare artwork for platemaking
  • Create printing plate layouts for production whilst adhering to technical specifications and requirements
  • Build and amend artwork files, mainly using Illustrator but also InDesign
  • Originate designs for stock products and also for various print / material trials
  • Generate artwork cutter guides to a standardised layout and ensure cutter library is maintained
  • Collaborate with the wider team to ensure artwork is processed to a high standard and on time
  • Design branded mock-ups to be produced as physical samples
  • Undertake photography of branded samples for sales / marketing use


 Experience and Professional Qualifications Required/Desired: 

  • Qualification in a Graphic Design related course would desirable but not essential
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working as an Artworker, preferably within the packaging industry
  • Proven experience of generating print ready artwork to a high standard
  • Able to demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, and InDesign, preferably advanced use of Illustrator
  • Should have a general understanding of Flexographic printing and large format print production
  • Any experience working in the FMCG industry specifically the food and beverage market desirable 
  • An ability to show creative flair on projects when required
  • An appreciation and general understanding of Packaging Design would be beneficial

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