Packaging Design and Artwork Manager

18 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
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Contract Type
Where does this role fit in?

The Packaging Design & Artwork Manager role is part of the ITG Halford's on-site packaging team, providing creative, artwork, pre-press production services and consultancy. The role will involve working closely with a number of different departments and disciplines across our agency, so a positive and proactive approach to developing relationships and delivering first class customer service is essential in this role.

The Packaging Design & Artwork Manager is responsible for managing the delivery of the Halfords Packaging programme ensuring design ranges follow master creative and brand guidelines, providing direction to the packaging designer and artworkers to ensure all design and artwork meet customer requirements.

You will be responsible for working with the customer teams and creative agency to understand, clarify and interpret established design range principles, and in turn provide design direction to creatively interpret, and apply to a full range of packaging, ensuring designs work across a range of formats and packaging types, to create a cohesive and consistent brand image.

You will liaise with the packaging designer and provide guidance and direction to solve design challenges to deliver design, adaptation and artwork to the highest standards of brand consistency, establishing and adhering to design rules and principles, completing range reviews alongside the Packaging Designer, Creative Artworker and Brand Guardian.

You will be responsible for managing the programme of work to ensure ranges are delivered on time to meet customer deadlines, identifying and sourcing additional resources as required.

Keywords: Manager | Project Manager | Creative | Artworker | Packaging | Branding | Design | Adobe | InDesign | Designer

Essential Skills

What can you bring to the table?

Just have a look below, if this sounds like you it's definitely worth putting yourself forward:

You hold strong project management skills with a solid understanding of methods, tools and approaches
You have excellent packaging design and artwork understanding, with previous 'hands on' experience
You have an excellent understanding of creative layout, design, typography and artwork and are confident at interpreting design guidelines
You are a people person and hold experience within a client facing environment
You have knowledge of the Adobe suite of production software, especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
You have an exceptional eye for detail and meticulously high-quality standards Work's a treat

On top of a competitive salary, you can expect a whole load of perks:

25 days' holiday + bank holidays - we understand the importance of a healthy work/life balance.
So many savings - through our online community platform, you can access dozens of daily deals, from money off top brands to discounts on days out.
Employee Assistance Programme - our people are at the heart of everything we do, so if you're happy, we're happy.
Raising money for charity - we're all about giving back??? and having lots of fun in the process!
Referral scheme - know the perfect person to join the team? You could bag GBP1,000 for putting a good word in.What are you waiting for!? You've got down to here which means there's a lot of things looking right, drop us your application and we'll get back to you as soon as we can!

About Company

A bit about us

We are Team ITG.

We make collaboration happen. We simplify the complicated. We automate the tedious. We create the beautiful.

Over the last decade we've grown a lot - new people, new technology and lots of brilliant new clients. We're a tech-led marketing business on a mission. A mission to liberate marketers. How? With a blend of our cutting-edge tech-stack, our dedicated team of over 1,000 marketers, fanatical customer service and a passion to help everyone be their creative best...

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