Artworker

Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
NEG
Posted
08 Sep 2021
Closes
06 Oct 2021
Ref
LCN157
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Architecture, Graphics, Print, Product
Job Functions
Artworker

ONLY NEED TO GO TO THE OFFICE ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH

The Artworker works closely with the Studio Manager and Studio Team and takes verbal or written briefs for a variety of digital and print projects.

The Artworker is required to work to specific timelines to produce various projects across a range of areas such as scientific publications, publicity materials, meeting materials, digital interfaces, conferences and exhibition displays.

Core duties

• Works with partner agencies in the delivery of artwork projects across print and digital media

• Produces flawless artwork, following brand guides and QC procedures in line with given parameters and guidelines

• Ensures all time is logged accurately against job number(s) with detailed information Education, work experience and skills

• Educated to diploma level or equivalent in Art/Design or a related field.

• Some artwork experience required.

• Experience in producing print-ready artwork using InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat, as well as any other appropriate applications.

• A complete understanding of InDesign, including the use of style sheets and text formatting, is essential, as is experience in preparing files for print and digital delivery.

• Exceptional eye for detail and consistency is crucial, especially when reproducing clinical data charts for a range of scientific deliveries.

• Strong organisational, prioritisation skills.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Core responsibilities Project Management

• Takes verbal or written briefs on artwork projects, ensuring 100% clarity and understanding

• Understands and de-constructs detailed project briefs, seeking advice where needed

• Ensures an acute awareness of other constraints in the lifecycle of artwork projects Design and Production

• Accurately works to the project brief (from concept to print-ready stage) for both print and digital media delivery

• Ensures all clinical data charts are reproduced 100% accurately and quality-checked using established processes

• Produces flawless artwork within specified time and budget(s)

• Follows brand guides strictly and ensures correct colours are used Interpersonal liaison

• Internal liaison with other team members, Nucleus Central departments and agency colleagues, as required, ensuring efficient information flow and delivery of assigned projects Managerial responsibilities

• No direct line reports

• Reports to, and receives guidance and feedback from, Studio Manager

• Is aware of own work capacity and proactively communicates capacity to manager

• Ensures manager and team members are aware of planned absence (e.g. holidays, time off in lieu) and that appropriate approvals are granted

• Informs assigned manager promptly of time off due to illness or unscheduled absence, completes and obtains sign-off of appropriate absence notification forms Financial

• Ensures timely submission of expenses for cash advances and credit cards, with supporting original VAT receipts

• Completes own timesheets accurately on a daily basis

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