Creative Artworker

Posted 30th June

Our Creative team are a small, close-knit team within the wider agency setting, with a diverse range of skills spanning across design, digital, social media, video, photography and marketing. We’re ambitious, passionate but most of all fun, and talk about food A LOT!

We’re looking for someone to join us at a really exciting time, with an exceptional eye for detail and a minimum of 4 years’ experience. In your role, you will assist the Design team in bringing big ideas to life across various digital and print formats.

Your main responsibilities will include setting artwork from agreed conception to final sign-off, following detailed brand guidelines, ensuring accurate colour profiles, typesetting and maintaining all artwork integrity.

You will be a wizard of the Adobe Creative Suite, with expert understanding of print exportation, production of web safe image files and animated GIFs.

In return you’ll be part of a dynamic and growing team with exciting growth plans and lots of opportunity for progression.

Role and responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Design team in setting artwork from agreed concept to final sign-off
  • Adapt existing artwork to alternative layouts and formats
  • Retouch images and export for relevant print and web standards
  • Exceptional eye for detail to ensure artwork is consistent, accurate and follows all brand guidelines
  • Working knowledge of print and finishing techniques to ensure artwork files are exported correctly
  • Confidence to work on a variety of briefs · Highly adaptable and versatile

Key qualifications, skills and experience

  • Experience in artworking for both on and offline channels
  • Excellent layout and typographical skills
  • Attention to detail with a right first-time mentality
  • Problem solving, can-do attitude
  • Personable approach, able to build strong working relationships with colleagues across different locations
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Must have excellent technical skills within Adobe Creative Suite and knowledge of how to troubleshoot basic issues
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint

Experience

A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role

Benefits

Social is proud to be a company that puts its staff first and nurtures a compassionate and inclusive culture.

We offer flexible working to all our staff to help people accommodate their home and personal lives. We have recently increased our annual leave allowance to 30 days (plus bank holidays), one of the most generous in the sector.

Everyone who works at Social understands our company’s core values, our three guiding behaviours that create a one team spirit.

During the pandemic, Social is working remotely but the post would be based in our Manchester office.

Some of the benefits of working at Social include:

  • Supportive and compassionate working culture
  • Strong commitment to learning and development
  • Career progression opportunities within a growing, ambitious business
  • Competitive salary
  • Support for flexible and remote working
  • Thirty days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced sickness, compassionate, maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • Pension scheme
  • Support for volunteering
  • Access to discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Regular team away days and socials

Life Happens and purpose beyond profit

As an agency we are underpinned by a key ethos, Life Happens. It’s our commitment to our employees that when the unexpected happens in life, and with recognition that this is different for everyone, Social has got their back.

Our purpose goes beyond profit. We have made a commitment to make a positive social impact through our work to improve lives within communities. That purpose stands shoulder-to-shoulder with our commitment to develop and grow our people and to create careers of choice in the communications industry.

Everyone’s welcome

  • We’re all from different backgrounds and aspiring to be the best version of ourselves but Social is striving to do more and better in terms of our diversity and inclusion.
  • While all applicants will be treated equally regardless of race, gender or other status, Social is under-represented by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups and by disabled people. Candidates from these groups are particularly encouraged.
  • Encouragement doesn’t end once you’re on board. Inclusion is not just for job ads. We are committed to ensuring that our employees all have equal opportunity to thrive, succeed, fail, and learn.

Interested? Apply Now

Please fill out the form below to apply for the role as Creative Artworker in Manchester. Once submitted, our team will get back to you if we would like to take your application further.

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