Location: Remote

Hours/temp/perm: Perm or 1 year contract

Salary: Competitive dependent on skills/experience

The company is seeking an automation workflow developer/planner, who is experienced in using Esko software (Automation Engine + WebCenter) to develop and liaise with clients on the automated workflow within the company’s production team.

Virtual interviews will commence as appropriate in the first instance.

Job Summary:

As the automated solution architect, you will be experienced in using ESKO Automation Engine and setting up entire workflows from scratch. You will be able to hit the ground running in order to support the artwork and production teams to develop and troubleshoot the existing workflows. The studio is fast-paced therefore experience in developing workflows in a fast-paced environment is required. You will also be liaising directly with our global retail clients.

– To develop, plan and troubleshoot the highly comprehensive workflows for the artwork and production teams.

– To obtain the required information in order to understand how the artwork and production teams operate and thereby improve the workflows in the future.

– To recommend, monitor and test appropriate automation workflows which will enhance the business.

– To assist the Head of Artwork, and the Technical and Production Manager in regard to appropriate tasks assigned to this project.

– To troubleshoot and assist both clients and internal stakeholders in using the workflows.

– Provide regular training to clients and internal team members.

– Manage the users and settings in the workflows.

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.


Job Skills and qualifications:

– Experience in using Esko software, in particular, the ESKO Automation Engine and WebCenter is absolutely essential.

– 3-4 years of setting up automated workflows from scratch is essential.

– FMCG packaging experience is desirable.

– Recommending automated workflows in fast-paced environments is desirable.

– Knowledge of packaging artwork and associated printing technologies.

– Good knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite.

– Demonstration of precision and excellent attention to detail.



– 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.

Data Protection – any information we receive as part of an enquiry about opportunities with Tjarks and Tjarks Design Ltd including personal contact details, CV and email address will be kept and used for recruitment purposes for a period of at least one year. You can view the Privacy Notice at Please contact us on if you wish us to delete any information you have given us and, subject to our rights and obligations under the GDPR, your information will be deleted upon request.

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.