Freelance Artworker - Part Time

Downtown Recruitment
Long Crendon
£40,000 - £49,999
03 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
My Long Crendon based client is seeking a talented Artworker to join our in-house studio in a freelance capacity with a possible 2 days a week/8 days a month commitment.

You will support the Design team in helping produce print ready artwork following established brand guidelines and amending existing material across our brands.


Working closely with the design team to help them produce high quality production-ready artwork across all disciplines using Mac based Adobe Creative Cloud applications;
Using your extensive experience and technical knowledge to help set and maintain artworking standards for the team across all creative projects ensuring a high level of accuracy is maintained;
Producing necessary product & POS mock-ups and retouching of images, in line with the existing online product image catalogue as required;
Liaising with our print partners regarding supplied print specifications and cutter guides to ensure that we always adhere to best industry practice;
Ensuring that all artwork is compliant to brand guidelines across all UK and International markets;
Adhering to critical paths to manage and deliver multiple projects on time.

Skills and experience:

Mac proficient with excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative suite including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign;
A good technical understanding of designing layouts and preparing artwork for print with experience of optimising images and banners for digital deployment;
Excellent layout, colour and typography skills combined with an overall passion for good layout;
Brand standards aware, switching between branded environments with ease;
At least 3-4 year’s experience within a studio environment;
Meticulous attention to detail and ability to proof-read own work accurately and able to liaise with suppliers, printers and repro houses;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills plus a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional Suite;
Self motivated and driven with the ability to multi-task and hit deadlines;
Good team player who enjoys a fun, fast-paced environment;
Photo editing and manipulation skills would be desirable (taking photos, re-touching, editing and creating product and POS mock-ups).

Standard hours of work are 8.30am to 4.30pm with half an hour for lunch. Own transport essential due to rural location.
Daily rate - £180 to £220 depending on skills and experience

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