Retoucher (Non-Photographer) / Creative Artworker - Adobe CS

Location
England,Staffordshire,Tamworth
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
25 September 2017
Closes
24 October 2017
Ref
FPRJ-09
Contact
Daniela Brazza
Job Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Retoucher (Non-Photography)

Location: Tamworth

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Department: Operations

Reports To: Team Leader/Lead Retoucher

Job Role:

Imagine yourself at the heart of a dynamic, inspiring and future-focused team, helping to build the reputation of household-name brands around the world. Imagine seeing a product picked off a shelf, with the knowledge that you were part of that motivation. That's what our client do. They are a global collective of companies that enables brands to Own The Moment™, when a customer's interest can be converted into action.

You will be responsible for the completion of retouching activities relating to the supplying of the company's goods and services.

Key Responsibilities

* Converting images received into colour correct, production ready images for use in any media environment.
* Colour correct and execute client's comments and direction
* Managing multi layered PSD's containing multiple Layer sets and file management.
* Produce colour accurate proofs for client approval
* Ability to mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members
* Responsibility for ensuring line and traffic managers are kept informed of the progress of the jobs they are working on, and any impact there is to the production plan
* To understand the importance of using systems and to record image retouching progress on jobs
* To ensure that all images produced and proofed are correct and reviewed in accordance to the quality procedures
* Develop and update master artworks and guideline documentation.
* To ensure all quality control procedures are adhered to

Skills and Abilities

* Extensive experience using Adobe CS packages
* Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills for daily interaction with account management / traffic team
* Knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
* Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced office setting
* Demonstrated ability to share skills and knowledge with others
* Ability to work both as part of a team and unsupervised
* Proven experience of artwork creation and manipulation to a high standard
* Ability to understand and execute instructions
* Must be detail-oriented
* To adhere to all internal processes in place for digital workflows
* To adhere to all reporting processes set up within the department
* Effective problem-solving
* Ability to manage own workload and meet customer deliveries
* Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure

Advantageous

* Strong knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures
* A keen eye for colour and colour matching skills
* You will have solid experience of working within a prepress environment
* Experience of the print industry and processes

Benefits

* 08:00 - 16:30 (Mon-Fri) - 30 minutes for lunch
* Private Pension, matching between 1% - 5%
* Private Healthcare (currently Aviva) - tax applicable due to benefit in kind
* Life Assurance (x3 annual salary pay out)
* 25 days holiday (plus 8 statutory bank holidays)

Please click the APPLY now button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant titles of; Artworker, Creative Artworker, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe CS, Photoshop, Pre-Press Operative, Prepress Operator, Pre-Press Assistant, Reprographic Coordinator, Reprographic Print Officer , Marketing Assistant, Print Marketing, Marketing Officer, Creative and Designer will also be considered for this role.

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