Packaging Designer, Jobs, 6060

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Packaging Designer - Edinburgh/Midlothian

Engineering & Manufacturing - IT- Digital Design
Ref: 6060 Date Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2020
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Are you passionate, diligent with a keen eye for detail? Do you have experience in Cartoning Design, Artwork & Lithographic Printing? Then this could be the job for you!

We are delighted to be helping our client in their need for a Packaging Designer/Artworker to join their team on a full time and permanent basis. 

You will be responsible for developing and producing carton designs from concept, approval to production, preparing artwork, reprographics and printing plates for lithographic printing. 

Whats in it for you?

  • Central belt location 
  • Free parking 
  • Excellent salary DOE

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate customer requirements to create effective pack designs within capability of equipment
  • Prepare carton drawings, designs and samples using CAD/CAM cutting table
  • Design and review artwork
  • Amending customer supplied artwork files using Adobe Illustrator
  • Manage approval process for pack design, artwork and colour
  • Maintain print specifications and colour standards
  • Perform reprographics and output lithographic printing plates via CTP system
  • Design and order cutting dies, cyrels and plate making materials. Perform basic maintenance on plate making machines
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure capability and maximise efficiency (formes)
  • Explore new designs and challenge existing practices
  • Review existing designs and layouts to maximise machine and material efficiency
  • Provide technical advice relating to design, artwork, print setup, colour
  • Illustrate creative ideas through sketching, mock-ups, presentations
  • Support customer complaints investigations (NCRs)

The perfect candidate should have:

  • 5 years previous experience in lithographic printing environment - ideally cartons
  • 3 years previous experience in artwork management and reprographics
  • Knowledge of litho print processes, inks and setup
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experienced in 2D CAD design software 

Please apply directly via our website and we will be in touch.