Senior Packaging Artworker


  • £28000 - £35000 per annum
  • Harrogate
  • Posted: 25/09/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 152126636

Job Details

This successful family business has been established for almost 100 years and are specialist in their sector. With expansion and growth into the International market, they need an extra pair of hands in the Design team! This has opened up an opportunity for a Senior Packaging Artworker to join them for a 12 month contract.
You'll be responsible for the creation of packaging artwork and co-ordination of repro to ensure designs go to print on time and on budget.

Job Description:

Supporting the other Artworker and Designer, you'll follow brand guidelines and internal processes, checking files for accuracy of content, colour separations and technical printability.

You'll check colour of repro proofs and swatches ensuring first print run is colour correct. Attending meetings, you'll provide technical guidelines as required to retail teams.

You'll be the key contact for third parties on own label packaging projects, managing approval of deadlines. You'll coordinate creation and supply of 3D visuals, including creation of all Brandbank images to spec.

What we're looking for:

• Solid experience in packaging artwork/repro for brands and own label

• Proven experience in in artwork origination for packaging, both from scratch, amending existing designs and creative retouching

• Good understanding of packaging print processes and the ability to check colour separations

• Understanding of colour management requirements

• Strong in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign

• Experience in creating and running Asset Management systems

We require you to be available to start ASAP for a 12 month contract. This role could possibly go permanent, however not guaranteed.

A really friendly business, the company have on-site parking and some lovely benefits.

To Apply:

If you think this role would suit you, please apply via the link below or call Emma Thomson on 0113 2183550 for a confidential discussion about the position.

We respond to all CVs so you will hear back from us within the next couple of days.

About Us:

The Book is the sister company of Network Marketing and specialises in creative and digital recruitment for agencies and in-house creative studios throughout the UK.

The Book is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age


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