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Senior Artworker (Print and Digital)

Job Added: 31 December 2019
Applications Close: 16 February 2020
Level: Senior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: made.com
Twitter: @madedotcom

Job Title: Senior Artworker (Print and Digital)

Department/Group: Brand

Line Manager: Creative Design Manager

Location: London

Contract Type: Permanent & Full-Time

Travel Required: None

Who we are

At MADE.com we believe that everyone should have access to great design. So, we’ve taken a unique approach to making and selling furniture - no middlemen, no agents or importers. Instead we work directly with designers and manufacturers so we can offer high-end furniture and homewares at a fair price.

It’s not an easy task – it takes a creative and dedicated team to make it happen where everyone has an important part to play. We combine our individual passions and skills to create innovative work that’s as exciting and unconventional as the business itself. It’s a place where all ideas are listened to, where brainstorming means job titles get left at the door and where a self-starter can really make their mark.

What you’ll be doing

We are looking for a meticulous Senior Artworker with a passion for producing high quality artwork within a fast paced environment. This autonomous role is production heavy with minimal to little design opportunities. You will enjoy a variety of briefs but equally relish adapting concepts to a large volume of assets. You will work closely with the studio manager to evolve artwork production processes and housekeeping as well as providing advice and guidance to junior members of the team.

You will be a proactive self starter not afraid to raise queries and discuss briefs with the studio manager, wider brand team members, external suppliers and regional markets.

You will be responsible for overseeing a small team of artworkers and a point of call for regional resources to ensure assets are consistent across all markets. Part of this role will be to create seasonal campaign assets, guidelines, toolkits and ensure brand rules are being met.

This is your day

  • Artworking of brand print and digital assets across projects
  • Be responsible for adapting, resizing, reworking artworks to specs across multiple deliverables
  • Flight check artwork, packaging final files and preparing print/digital ready files
  • Thoroughly check artwork and ensure files are print / digital readyResponsible for establishing rules and creating campaign guidelines, to be used by other territories
  • Comfortable working with translationsBe responsible to create and oversee artwork to final delivery
  • Liaise with external regional teams and suppliers on artwork creation and delivery
  • Responsible for sign off of final artwork across various projects
  • You will keep and maintain a polished and consistent aesthetic on all assets
  • Ensure all projects are executed within schedule and meet deadlines
  • Actively responsive to fluctuating business workloads and tight deadlines
  • Understand and contribute to the creative vision of the department
  • Be proactive with issues that may arise and offer solutions

What you’ll need

  • Experience of producing accurate artwork on a variety of projects across print and digital
  • Proven track record of being the last point of call for print and digital artwork delivery
  • Experience with print processes, different materials and proofing
  • Confident to troubleshoot issues across print and digital
  • Previous experience creating guidelines, toolkits and templates
  • Comfortable working with wider team members and strong communication skills
  • Happy to guide junior members of the team
  • Fluent in the Adobe Creative Suite - knowledge of After Effects/Premiere Pro is an advantage
  • Understanding of PowerPoint & Keynote and Google Docs
  • Passionate about maintaining brand consistency
  • Motivated and have meticulous attention to detail and good housekeeping processes
  • Calm under pressure with a positive attitude
  • An excellent team player
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Previous retail experience desirable but not essential

What we offer

  • Great opportunities to make the role your own and get involved with exciting projects in a fast-paced, creative and fun office environment.
  • We’re proud of our diverse, supportive company and culture. Our very own in-house Culture Club plans a variety of activities from our annual parties, Friday drinks, social events and more
  • Temptingly good employee discounts on MADE.com (30% for you and 15% for your family & friends).
  • 25 days holiday per year (on top of bank holidays), plus an extra day of holiday for every year served up to a ceiling of 30 days.
  • We know that flexibility is important. Our Everyday Flex policy enables you to determine your start and finish times, and we’re open to discussing other flexible working arrangements too.
  • Free, unlimited access to over 13,000 eLearning courses to support your development.
  • We believe it’s important to give back, so we give you one paid day off each year to get
  • Excellent employee benefits including private healthcare (with discounted gym membership), pension, life insurance, eyecare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan to name but a few.

Up your street? Apply for the opportunity to join our growing team in the heart of Shoreditch!