Artworker Assistant

Recruiter
FMCG Connect
Location
Manchester
Salary
£20,000 - £25,000
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

FMCG Connect is pleased to be working with a well-known FMCG organisation, looking to recruit for an Artworker to assist with growing business demands.

The successful candidate will be reporting into the Product Artwork Manager and will have previously worked in a similar role.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with support and direction from the Product & Artwork Executive and Product & Artwork Manager, working with the other Product and Artwork Assistant to manage all product changes, launches and amendments for our customers, ensuring that all product artwork (new and amended) and dry goods packaging changes are efficiently communicated to all key departments
  • Working closely with the other Product and Artwork Assistant in order to manage workloads between the two positions, including holiday cover
  • Attendance and running of daily packaging checking meetings with the relevant Technical contacts within the business, alongside other Product and Artwork Assistant
  • Using an internal workflow system and artwork portal to keep track of current workloads and project progress
  • Working closely with third party suppliers and briefing printers
  • Liaising with the Supply Chain and Logistics department on a regular basis to ensure that retailer product dry goods are ordered by the relevant teams and produced to an accurate, timely and high-quality level
  • Supporting the Product & Artwork team in designing new propositions and re-designing existing products where required. Support in this process from design stage right through to implementation
  • Creation of production mock-ups in a timely manner to ensure accurate execution of new designs

Essentials:

  • Numeracy, literacy, good command of English/grammar
  • Strong communication/people skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, E-mail, JBA, Adobe Acrobat Full Version)
  • Works well under pressure
  • The ability to be able to manage projects
  • A passion for design and/or marketing
  • Must demonstrate an industrious, co-operative, positive attitude and ability to work to deadlines
  • Experience of online project management systems and/or artwork portals advantageous
  • Full clean driving license an advantage