Artworker

Willenhall

Job Details

Location

Head Office Willenhall

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

Competitive

Closing Date

29/09/2017 11:00

Artworker (Packaging Designer) - Poundland - West Midlands

Are you a Artworker looking to work in house for one of the largest discount retailers in the UK?

Poundland is a fast paced retailer providing our customers with unique products at great value.

Did you know you know that many of product lines are produced by us and own-label, that mean's our Artworker's are pivotal to help edit the creatives designed by our in-house team for packaging and Point of Sale (POS). Please note you won't be creating the designs in this role purely editing artwork, we have dedicated Designers who do the creative bit!

What you'll be doing...

You'll be working in our Studio team based at our Head Office in Willenhall in the West Midlands.Day to Day you'll be editing artwork for packaging across the business including FMCG and GM categories, managing style guides and using your own initiative working through batches of own-label products. You'll liaise with the respective Buying teams and the Quality Assurance department to ensure the work you produce is fit for purpose but report directly into the Design Studio Manager.

This is not a role involving huge amounts of graphic design, this is a perfect opportunity for someone who purely enjoys undertaking artwork. Our POS can involve anything from posters, shelf talkers, leaflets, FSDU's & brochures and as part of your role you'll be sometimes required to artwork online elements for the Poundland and Dealz website.

What you'll need on your CV...

Of course you'll have excellent working knowledge of Adobe CS especially Illustrator, Indesign and Photoshop and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the packaging processes.

We also will be looking for previous evidence of working with artwork packaging and POS artwork.

You'll be committed, enthusiastic, proactive, confident and be able to work as part of a team and work independently on projects. You must have strong organisational skills and be able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

We're a fantastic company to work for and...

Here at Poundland we're a fun and friendly place to work, recognize and celebrate success and we'll encourage you to make the most of your potential! You'll be an important part of a growing UK retailer, get the opportunity to work with hardworking dedicated colleagues and also other benefits include competitive annual leave allowance, pension and much more!

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