Creative (Integrated)
DTP Finished Artist

Mid-Senior Packaging DTP/Finished Artist: Renowned Health & Beauty Retailer – Cape Town

We have a beautiful on-site opportunity for an accomplished Mid – Senior Packaging DTP/Finished Artist to join the in-house design studio at a renowned health and beauty retailer’s Cape Town HQ.

We’re looking for a candidate with solid packaging DTP packaging artworking /finished art experience. Your previous experience working in FMCG packaging brands will be handy. The client is looking for meticulous attention to detail.

If you are a skilled DTP/FA with solid repro experience using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Adobe Acrobat) we’d love to chat. Get in touch today!

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with Client Service, Production and Printers where required
  • Efficiently manage and check own artwork
  • Back up work sent to print to the archive
  • Interpreting of briefs to the brief objectives  
  • Ensure consistency of all layout and design material to brand guidelines
  • Provide support to line manager
  • Check/Prep the layout for print-readiness
  • Create print-ready PDFs.

Requirements

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Industry relevant tertiary qualification
  • 5+ years’ experience in Finished Art/Repro role within a reputable agency
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop)
  • Meticulous attention to detail & ability to problem solve in a challenging retail environment
  • Precise, fast, and efficient 
  • Able to cope well under pressure
  • Multitask and deadline driven
  • Manage self and work within a team
  • Retouching ability.
Please submit a PDF/link to a relevant portfolio along with your CV on application.

Should you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act. 

City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Level of Expertise: Mid-Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Chris2412