Job Summary:

As a packaging artworker, you will be experienced in packaging artwork and print technologies.  You will be able to hit deadlines within an extremely faced paced art studio, whilst providing international packaging artworks produced to the highest standard.

The Company:

Tjarks and Tjarks has 30 years-experience of designing and producing brands that win at the retail shelf.  Our clients trust us time and again, over decades, to lead them through the changing dynamics of the shopper world and to design packaging that ensures their brands are picked first. We deliver our 360 design to artwork philosophy efficiently, faithfully and accurately, across the globe.  We create and produce as one seamless, joined up team of experts, all under one roof.

Overall Responsibility:

  • Create and adapt packaging artworks correctly, efficiently and to meet all requirements of the brief.
  • Create new packaging artworks including labels, boxes, sleeves, foils, tubes, lids and outer cases for various different print processes.
  • Under own supervision create new files respecting the requirement for different print technologies.
  • Responsible for the collation of artworks for release (print data).
  • To carry out simple colour separation work to a satisfactory standard under supervision.
  • Responsible for making mock-ups as required.
  • Thoroughly check all artwork before releasing it to the Project Account Manager or other internal staff.
  • To make changes on already existing artworks as required.
  • To display good knowledge of the Adobe suite.
  • To assist other members of the artwork department as required.
  • Continue to learn and improve knowledge of packaging print technologies and how to prepare files accordingly.
  • Work closely with members of the production and account management teams to identify efficiencies and process improvements.

 Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of artworker experience
  • FMCG packaging experience
  • Experience of checking packaging artwork files for printability in a fast-paced environment is essential
  • Expert knowledge of packaging artwork and associated printing technologies. For example, from a background as a packaging/technical artworker or have Print Reproduction experience
  • Good knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of colour separation, file set-up and supply using spot colour channels
  • Demonstration of precision and excellent attention to detail from photography, typography and file set up to follow the client’s guidelines and requirements


  • Conscientious, reliable, good attendance and timekeeping standards
  • Excellent attention to detail and works with precision
  • Effective project manager, able to manage workload
  • Honest, trustworthy, and able to work unsupervised
  • Demonstrates initiative, is creative and contributes ideas
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving without cutting corners
  • Friendly, approachable, respectful and a positive team player
  • Flexible, adaptable, calm whilst working under pressure
  • Professional with excellent communication skills
  • Proactive, takes ownership of daily tasks with a can-do attitude
  • Must be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business

 Job Description – the job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the business and role develop.  The role requires flexibility and adaptability and the employees of the company need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed on this job description.

 Equal Opportunities – as a company, we adhere to and promote equal employment opportunity for all, regardless of any characteristic as protected by law.

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 Application – we welcome direct applications either in response to one of our advertised vacancies or on a speculative basis. Please email your CV and covering letter to Due to the volume of applicants only successful applicants will be contacted.

 No search firms/agencies please.