Jones and Palmer are looking for a conscientious and talented artworker to join our Studio.

You’ll need to be a great communicator, with an exceptional eye for detail and a passion for layout and typography.

Working within our Studio team to service clients between 7am and 7pm, you’ll work flexibly within this operating window to deliver top quality work within agreed timings. We’re looking for someone with a proactive, flexible approach, an aptitude for problem-solving and a passion for learning and sharing knowledge.

The Studio has a team of artworkers with a mix of creative and technical skills. Artwork pairs work collaboratively on the same portfolio of clients, taking ownership of their specialist areas, and drawing on their individual strengths to complement and support each other.

Working closely with internal stakeholders, you’ll also liaise directly with clients to support their artwork requests. Predominantly this role focuses on delivering corporate communications, but you’ll also support the wider business on pitches, branding, digital and marketing work, providing excellent opportunities for growth and progression within the business.

We are a Birmingham based agency, focused on making the world a better place by enabling good decision making through powerful storytelling. Our team are insightful, honest, supportive and courageous, and we’re looking for like-minded people who want to grow and develop in their career. Join a team of 50+ professionals in a bright, new open plan office space in the Jewellery Quarter.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare and build artwork files, following agreed methods to deliver accurate, high quality, print-ready artwork within allocated project timings
  • Ensure artwork adheres to corporate and brand styles and guidelines
  • Create charts, graphics and vector assets for use in both on and offline projects
  • Output and enhance imagery using retouching and image manipulation techniques
  • Support with content checks as part of the overall Studio quality control processes
  • Provide excellent service to internal customers and clients, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability in resolving queries and finding solutions to challenges
  • Liaise directly with clients to resolve queries and provide consistent artwork support during project delivery
  • Engage with and support the wider business, working with others to challenge, engage and offer suggestions, fresh ideas and new perspectives

Required skills

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar environment, working with branding and corporate guidelines
  • A qualification in Graphic Design/Visual Communications or demonstrable equivalent experience
  • Thorough knowledge of artwork techniques, a sound understanding of the print process and experience of digital and interactive artwork processes
  • Fully competent in Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat with a good understanding of Microsoft software
  • Some experience of coding or digital artworking (GREP, HTML, CSS) is advantageous but not essential
  • Proactive, forward thinking and embracing of change and development
  • Good communication and collaboration skills, used to working as part of a team

Remuneration

The salary for the role is £23,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience. If you're interested in applying, please email your CV and a covering letter to sarah.evans@jonesandpalmer.co.uk.

Before you go...

Thanks for reading our job advert. We are bold and honest and want to bring to life what it's like working as part of Jones and Palmer, but it's tough to condense into a couple of pages. We also recognise that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job unless they think they match every requirement. Don't let that hold you back. If you believe in making business understandable and are excited about this opportunity and believe you can do much of what we have described, please reach out and contact us - nothing ventured nothing gained!

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