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Graphic Artist

Location
Barry, South Glamorgan
Salary
£24,000 to £28,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
6 Sep 2022

As Graphic Artist, you will be joining a manufacturing production facility for a global company in Barry, where you will be producing artwork of for any of the manufacturing processes and maintaining artwork files. This role is offered on a full time permanent basis.

Role purpose of the Graphic Artist

  • To ensure all artworks are created to customer specification or to appropriate technical standards to a specific deadline. You will produce artwork for any of the manufacturing processes and maintaining all artwork files
  • Responsible for maintaining all artwork equipment including hardware/software through external contracts
  • Maintaining an artwork database and film library
  • Ensuring that a structured training programme is created and documented, and that the work instruction accurately reflects all procedures

As Graphic Artist, you will be responsible for:

  • Work with TSMs, Customers and Customer Services to produce artwork proofs
  • Ensure all Artwork is produced to customer specifications in a timely manner
  • Produce artworks that may be required for any process within manufacturing
  • Record all Artwork orders on a database(s) & ensure all artwork back up files are maintained and kept in a secure location
  • Timely despatch of finished Artwork to all processes
  • Assist the Manufacturing Manager in identifying capital investments in artwork equipment that would reduce product cost, lead times and create process improvements
  • To keep up to date with technological advancements in PC/Mac based technologies and other electronic media and artwork equipment that would improve the art departments productivity
  • Input into manufacturing team initiatives & process improvements
  • Liaise with other senior operators to ensure all manufacturing team initiatives are achieved within a timely manner
  • Assist wherever possible with the introduction of the new computer system
  • Liaise with senior operator (screen) and create a film library for screen printing
  • Liaise with digital cell operators to solve problems

Skills, attributes and experience for the Graphic Artist

  • A broad knowledge of best practice in Graphic Design systems and Software (PC and Macintosh systems)
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Onyx Rip Queue (desirable)
  • MS Office
  • Experience of using other Adobe creative suite applications desirable, not essential as training will be provide
  • Ability to prioritise and manage a wide range of projects
  • Proactive and forward thinking, to accept and co-operate with any changes necessary for the progress of the department or company
  • An excellent organiser and problem solve
  • Knowledge of Cut paths and Colour Separation is desirable

What's in it for me?

Joining a established global company, with a starting salary of up to £28,000 plus bonus 6% annual target, life assurance, critical Illness, simply health & 5% Employer pension, 21 days holiday rising with service.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 705426601-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cameo Consultancy
    Cameo Consultancy
  • Location: Barry, South Glamorgan
  • Salary: £24,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment
  • Job Type: Permanent