Packaging Artworker (9 month FTC)

Job title : Packaging Artworker (9 month FTC)
Location : Wellingborough
Job-type : Contract
Salary : £19,000 - £22,000 pro-rata
Contact : Emma Head
Reference : EH-6213

Working onsite in new offices in the heart of Wellingborough, Northampton, this global company is looking for a packaging artworker (official title is Artwork & Packaging Studio Assistant). You will work closely with the Packaging & Design Manager to ensure the updating and adapting of new or existing packaging artwork due to design and/or legislative changes. Working in a small team you will work accurately and collaboratively with the onsite Product Managers to ensure that the global packaging artwork is done with due care and attention. This role is paying £19,000 - £22,000 pro rata, depending upon experience, and is commutable from Wellingborough, Northampton, Kettering and Bedford.

About you

You have some commercial experience of working as an artworker, ideally with some packaging experience. Please note, this is not complex packaging, but more basic packaging, whereby you are changing colours, text etc, and you can prepare files for print.

You have a good working knowledge of Adobe Creative and can use Illustrator with ease. This role is PC based and not Mac, so the ability to use a PC and have some experience with Word and Excel is advantageous.

You are fast and accurate with a high attention to detail and have exemplary organisational and time management skills.

You are enthusiastic with a willingness to learn and develop, and you have the ability to work within a team as well as independently.

The overview of the role responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Artwork & Packaging Design Coordinator in updating new or existing packaging artwork due to design and/or legislative changes.

  • Checking artwork to ensure 100% accuracy.

  • Filing and maintaining artwork in the correct folders as instructed.

  • Providing pack photography as well as photo editing of images to be used in marketing material.

  • Providing some ad-hoc design work.

This is an onsite role for a 9 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. They offer 25 days holiday (pro rata) and there is free parking onsite.

If you are interested in this role please send your portfolio alongside your CV for review.