Mac Operator - Design - Packag

Interaction Bradford
£20k - 25k per year
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
MAC OPERATOR – DESIGNER – PRINT/PACKAGING £20,000 - £25,000 BRADFORD An opportunity has arisen to join a state of the art Packaging Design Solutions Company who operates as one of the leading companies within the FMCG & Retail sector. My client is known for providing packaging design solutions for some of the largest brands in the UK. They offer an excellent opportunity for a CAD artworker to produce artwork from the client brief, as well as technically examining existing artwork. I am looking for an experienced Packaging and Print Artworker. Recent use of Adobe CS - Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop Print knowledge including print proofing Previous experience in a print studio environment essential Experience of design packaging and printing to large format and plotting devices Brand appreciation Software and Equipment knowledge required: A high degree of Mac literacy Strong Adobe Creative Suite knowledge Responsibilities: Ensure initial understanding of the artwork requirements and deadline Ensure all artwork data is logged correctly on all systems Complete work as per the brief Ensure accurate knowledge of clients brand requirements Follow agreed file naming convention / version control / file storage Ensure artwork files are set up correctly for print Understand the print process and relevant file set-up requirements Complete flight checks on either PDF or open source files ensuring they are print ready Create samples for clients Overview client structural design & advise Ensure all project work follows the production process Show overall ownership of the work, demonstrating a positive approach Prioritise work to ensure deadlines are met Raise workload issues with the Production Manager if required Keep the client account manager informed of progress at agreed intervals Ensure deadlines are met and projects delivered to a quality standard and to the client brief Required qualities: Good written and verbal communication skills Ability to work under pressure and meet/exceed timelines Proactive approach Good organisational, planning and execution skills Quality conscious with excellent attention to detail Methodical and logical approach Resourceful and problem solving ability Demonstrate professionalism to clients, colleagues and suppliers Self-motivated yet also be able to work as part of a team Comfortable working in an autonomous environment and managing a hectic schedule In return you have the opportunity to work as a key Artworker with some of the largest brands in the market. Salary offered in the region for £20,000 - £25,000 dependant on experience with great benefits and free on-site parking. I look forward to reviewing your application. This job was originally posted as