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Packaging/Artwork Designer – Hybrid (TGN4685) – Excellent Salary DOE

Packaging/Artwork Designer – Hybrid (TGN4685) – Excellent Salary DOE

  • Designers/Product Developers
  • Manchester

Location: Manchester – Hybrid

Type: Permanent

Industry: FMCG

Job Ref: TGN4685

The Company:

We are looking for a creative Packaging/ Artwork Designer, Hybrid –  to join a busy and dynamic head office team in the Retail Childrens Sector. Working in a fast-paced environment, you’ll create packaging artwork across many brands. The ideal candidate will have a strong art working background and a good eye for detail. The company offer an excellent working environment, modern offices and great benefits, including great working hours. You will be joining a highly respected and dynamic company who have seen significant growth year on year and can offer excellent career opportunities.


  • Flexible working hours
  • 2 days from home hybrid

The Role:

  • To manage and produce visually appealing Packaging designs across the full range of Products, across EMEA (includes other labelling such wash care)
  • Liaise with licensors to create packaging using appropriate style guides and help gain approval for the artwork that they produce.
  • Understand how the packaging is produced & print processes to “design for manufacture” ensuring that all designs are achievable and commercially viable.
  • Ensure that the requirements of key stakeholders are met in order to reach approved packaging e.g. Licensors, Customers and Sales teams.
  • Work with the internal team to ensure that key critical path dates are met on time and in full for each range launch date.
  • Specifically create print ready artwork, working with factories and manage the digital print proof (soft copy) stage and final print proof sign off
  • Create product renders where required, or FSDU/CDU and other POS sales materials
  • Mapping graphics on to product templates to create compelling packaging visuals.
  • Ability to artwork for factory production.
  • Conduct regular Comp Shops to keep aware of market trends, new packaging styles, & bring new ideas to the team

Skills Required:

  • Artworking experience including packaging.
  • Good level of understanding of Adobe Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Strong technical knowledge, including print processes and finishes.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Understanding and adhering to strict brand guidelines.
  • Demonstrate a high level of technical art working skills.
  • Ability to deal with multiple requests, simultaneously.
  • A thorough understanding of the various print methods and preparation of print ready artwork files.
  • Photoshop retouching skills an advantage but not essential.
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