Packaging Art Worker

Job ID: 2016-2561

Brand: Molton Brown

Location: GB - - London


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Overview:

This is a great opportunity to join the Creative team at Molton Brown. Reporting to the packaging designer, you will responsible for taking creative concepts and realising them as print-ready artwork across packaging and 2D graphics.

You will be involved in the creative development of the Molton Brown brand and will be able to use your visualisation skills in producing creative presentations to Board of Director level. Your meticulous attention to detail will be fundamental to the success of the team as you help deliver projects on brand, on time and on budget and to an exceptional quality standard.

This is a fixed term contract for 6 months.

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing designer’s sketches/concepts through to finished print-ready artwork.
  • Visualising concepts to a level suitable for presentation to the Board of Directors.
  • Updating the artwork schedule on a weekly basis, prioritising work flow accordingly.
  • Attending and managing the weekly artwork meetings.
  • Contributing to the creative development of all Molton Brown’s visual comms (packaging, product and 2D and digital consumer comms).
  • Helping source and manage suppliers and printers.
  • Ensuring all supplier details are recorded and up to date.
  • Assisting with costs and quotes for all artwork (proofs, plates, pos etc.)
  • Liaising with other internal departments to ensure critical information is communicated at the correct time.
  • Managing print specifications, artwork sheets and all proofing, sampling and tooling relevant to packaging and product development.
  • Liaising with repro houses and printers based in the UK, Europe and Far East managing the production process from artwork through to press pass.
  • Releasing artwork to our printers, downloading proofs from our repro house and circulating them for internal checking and approval.
  • Checking/distrubuting/approving all digital proof back from suppliers.
  • Managing the use of the Molton Brown name, logo, marks, visual identity and key equities in all areas covered by the graphic design team.
  • Archiving all brand graphics.
  • Producing and keeping up to date packaging guidelines based around the new IP.
  • Assisting when required with general administration.

Qualifications:

Essential

  • The successful candidate for this role will:
  • Have 2-3 years packaging artwork experience
  • Have a strong portfolio of work that includes packaging as well as 2D work
  • Experience of producing web assets.
  • Be able to demonstrate meticulous attention to detail.
  • Have excellent time management skills and be able to plan and execute a heavy workload, confidently managing simultaneous projects.
  • Know Adobe Creative Suite inside out, especially Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Be able to get along with everyone and will be able to confidently talk about the print process at all levels
  • Be happy to get involved in whatever the team are working on,
  • contributing to brainstorms, making up mock-ups for presentations, etc.

Desirable

  • Have experience of working for a luxury retail brand





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