Packaging Artworker (Fixed Term Contract)


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Working Pattern

Full Time


Depending on experience

Closing Date

19/02/2020 12:00

About the Role

We’re currently looking for a Packaging Artworker to join us to join the Marketing team here at Matalan on a fixed term contract for up to 4 months.. As an Packaging Artworker you'll work closely with the Senior Packaging Designer to deliver artwork with pace and against brief. You must have a keen eye for detail and be able to follow brand guidelines accurately.

  • Providing skilled and technically precise artwork support across Packaging briefs
  • Proactive and has the ability to take initial guidance to the next level, producing immaculate final artworks
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously to agreed timescale and critical paths
  • Adapts artwork/cutters based on feedback from internal stakeholders
  • Ensures artwork is accurately amended and approved
  • Uploads approved artworks to global artwork site for release to printers/suppliers
  • Works closely with the Packaging Creative team as a whole to follow designs and artworks from their conception to final sign-off

About You

  • Strong proven background working within a Packaging artworking role
  • Experienced in working to short deadlines and fast turnaround times
  • Strong communicator in a friendly and professional manner
  • Confident in presenting work when required
  • Well organised, enthusiastic and focused
  • Educated to degree level
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is essential
  • Strong portfolio with packaging artwork examples
  • Retail packaging experience beneficial

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested. 



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Senior Packaging Designer
Packaging Artworker (Fixed Term Contract)