Senior Creative Artworker

Recruiter
Location
Merseyside
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Sep 2016
Closes
30 Sep 2016
Ref
2839~
Contact
Mark Finch
Sector
Accessories
Job Type
Permanent

Senior Creative Artworker

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Creative Artworker to join our Marketing team here at Matalan. As a Senior Creative Artworker you will manage the creation of artwork from initial creative stages through to final artwork.

Senior Creative Artworker – The Role:

  • Working closely with the Art Director and Senior Designer, you will have a strong creative flare.
  • You are proactive and have the ability to take an idea through to the next level, taking initial design ideas through to immaculate final artwork.
  • You support across all of our channels including; in-store, marketing and digital work streams.
  • You act as a brand guardian, implementing and developing the brand guidelines with a meticulous eye for detail. whilst innovating for the future.
  • You are comfortable in a hands on creative artworking role whilst effectively managing the junior members of your section.
  • You champion brand consistency You are accountable for all work that leaves your team, reviewing, proofing and meeting the workload requirements.
  • You are an excellent communicator and confident in presenting work.
  • Works effectively across all channels including in-store, marketing and digital.
  • Develops and maintains excellent working relationships both internally and with external / suppliers communication.
  • Regularly review competitors activities, keeping up to date with latest trends and fashion.
  • Acts as a brand guardian, implementing and developing brand guidelines.
  • Provides work with accuracy against the brief and within deadlines.
  • Maintains and develops processes, ensuring effective / productive workflow.

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Senior Creative Artworker – The Candidate:

  • Graphic design related degree
  • Previous Creative Artworking role – Ideally with retail / marketing experience
  • Outstanding organisational, planning and presenting skills
  • Brand guardian experience
  • People management experience
  • Significant technical experience – end to end artwork, creative to print process
  • Excellent Apple Mac skills – Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • A sound understanding of retail coupled with a good general commercial awareness.
  • Excellent communication, presentation skills
  • Self – motivated, positive, hard working
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and change

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.