Creative Artworker

£18000 - £20000 per annum
14 May 2018
12 June 2018
Recruitment Team
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Creative Artworker, Royston -

Care Choices has been publishing in social care for 25 years. We have evolved from humble beginnings, developing care services directories for local authorities, into a multimedia publisher and event organiser. Our products and events offer information, guidance and best practice. We reach senior executives in care and support, care seekers and their close relatives, families of children with additional needs and the practitioners who work with them. We interact with all facets of the sector from the regulator and government through to providers and the general public.

An exciting opportunity has just become available for a Creative Artworker to join a dynamic team of creatives at a leading publishing company within the care sector.
The role will predominately focus on design for print, but there is a need for understanding and knowledge of different digital platforms. The role services the needs of the production and marketing teams, and responsibilities will include copy chasing, designing, proofing, alterations and final approval of all advertising campaigns. The role will also involve design support in the production of national event/exhibition material, such as banner-stands, AV graphics, floorplans, e-shots and the origination and updating of artwork for over 40 annual publications.

The successful candidate is expected to bring new ideas, enthusiasm, flair, creativity and an impressive work ethic. Candidates must have a strong personality, excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Attention to detail is essential and some proof-reading experience would be beneficial.

The successful candidate will also be expected to:
* Liaise directly with the sales team, editorial and marketing departments
* Communicate with multiple clients and corporate establishments across the UK
* Work effectively from detailed flat-plans and follow company procedures at all times
* Adhere to tight deadlines and follow busy schedules
* Follow brand guidelines and use Adobe CC templates
* Create PDF proofs for internal and external proofing
* Create PDF pre-press artwork and liaise with multiple printers
* Originate and update online e-books

Skills and attributes:
* Minimum of 2 years' creative industry experience
* A sound knowledge of all Adobe CC software (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
* Conscientious design skills and a strong portfolio
* Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
* The motivation to maintain and improve design standards
* Attention to detail and experience working to tight deadlines
* Ability to multi-task under pressure

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