Artworker

£Competitive + Bonus + Free on-site gym

Malmesbury

Description

We are a creative technology company with a global and iconic identity. Our mission is simple: We solve problems others ignore with exciting new technologies which defy convention. As a Junior Creative you'll work alongside the Creative Head within the team producing a broad mix of visual communication material.

As artworker you will be a key part of the team, taking ownership of production and artwork standards your role is a fundamental link between the creative function and final production of assets to the exacting standards of the Dyson brand identity.



Market Overview

Home to our global Research, Design and Development centre and all of our Commercial functions, Dyson HQ is tucked away in countryside famous for the railway tunnels and bridges of Isambard Brunel, who revolutionised modern engineering. Our secluded location helps us to protect our ideas and stay independent-minded. Yet nearby are the fashionable cities of Bristol and Bath (where a young James Dyson invented cyclone technology).
The building is the heartbeat of Dyson. Over 1,500 people, including James himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. From 2016, our HQ will begin doubling its footprint with an ambitious new expansion.

Function Overview

This role is within the Northern Europe Creative Hub. You will be part of this fast paced creative team responsible for all Dyson communications in the GB, Ireland, and Nordic Markets. The team has a range of roles, across all platforms including print and retail design as well as studio, traffic, and account management.

Accountabilities

Support the Creatives in delivering work for a broad range of items including brochures, trade incentives, in-store POS and training materials.

• Manage all production only briefs with the Traffick Manager and develop strong working relationships with all functions.

• Responsible for accuracy of files produced from creative scamps, design implementation using templates prior to repro, generating separations and taking through to print.

• Identify opportunities within existing templates to make minor layout adjustments in order to achieve consistency across all materials and maintain a high standard of execution.

• Interpret scamps creatively to produce effective layouts and artwork through applying strong typography skills and use of appropriate grid system.

• Develop skill base and technical knowledge of system software used on a day-to-day basis. Become the CENSHARE expert within the team. Helping to ensure it’s used correctly and support the Censhare manager in resolving any questions or issues from the wider teams.

• Provide solutions to unavoidable technical issues that occur during the production process.

• Maintain consistent working style, monitoring the usage of Brand Guidelines and highlighting corrective action when required.

• Creation and development of effective templates to work towards consistency across all markets and all products.

• Work together with Traffick Manager to complete work in the timescales agreed and adhere to the schedules developed for Production.

• Actively encourage the ethos to think differently and challenge creative layouts at artwork stage if there could be a better way.

• Support Traffick manager in interpreting and creating artwork specs.

• Take responsibility for mechanicals and signing off files for quality and accuracy of artwork produced.

• Ownership and accountability – share responsibility with Traffick Manager for delivery of projects to schedule. Escalating issues with delivery upwards when neccessary.

• Support wider team to produce internal facing presentation materials.

• Fix things that you can see need fixing; Identify problems and find solutions.

Skills

- Excellent Mac skills and advanced skills in Indesign; Illustrator along with a sound knowledge of other related software

- Superb attention to detail

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Strong organisational and time management skills

- Advanced knowledge of Asset management and pdf workflows

- Detailed knowledge of repro and pre-press process. 

- Strong understanding of POS and packaging mechanics

- IT Systems knowledge

-  Ability to manage a high volume of briefs including large complex projects

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 10-May-2017

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