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Production Artist

Date: 01-Aug-2022

Location: Salford, GB, M50 2GN

Company: Matthews International


SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company. From idea to implementation, we deliver packaging solutions and brand experiences that give brands the freedom to speak louder, scale faster and grow stronger. We simplify marketing and amplify brands to deliver value.  SGK is a Matthews International company. 
 

We are recruiting for an Artworker with Repro expertise to join our team in Salford. You will be responsible for creating artwork for packaging production assignments to incorporate in final layout for assembly. This includes incorporating branding guidelines (e.g. photography, text, legal requirements, etc.) into artwork layout (e.g. packaging, circulars, etc.) per client’s technical specifications.

 

  • Attends any client meetings (e.g. pre-production) with team to gather information on production assignments.
  • Produces high quality standards in all production client deliverables.
  • Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of high quality basic to intermediate level artwork, effectively using industry standard software, tools, and print techniques.
  • Performs assigned tasks within the overall production workflow and assigned budget, according to work order specifications, industry and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), company standards, and the client’s Brand guidelines and standards.
  • Ensures client project team has most current information about the status of the assigned project(s) by logging and maintaining project plan information into the project tracking system.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

•    Previous graphic arts experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Retouch, repro experience
•    Basic computer software skills within Apple Mac equipment and operating systems, Adobe Design Suite, Acrobat plus QuarkXpress, Agile, etc.
•    High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
•    Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
•    Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•    Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
•    Ability to work overtime as necessary

 

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