Artwork and Design Executive

  • Location
    Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Creative, Design and Architecture - Creative, Design and Architecture
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Marketing and Advertising
  • External Reference

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for a major FMCG client in Maidenhead as an Artwork and Design executive.
The primary objective is to ensure all new designs are created and moved into print on time, to agreed costs, with great impact, and in line with the clients brand guidelines, marketing code, customer and legal requirements.
The job holder will also support the Marketing Team with PR and Marketing activities across all categories.

If you are someone with an eye for detail, you enjoy making things happen and seeing a project from start to finish, you have excellent planning and organisation skills and an interest in design then this is the role for you.


Number of artworks: 100+ activities per year

Suppliers: circa 12 co-manufacturers, 6 distributors, 6 agencies.

Segments: 9 +

Primary Customers: Section Heads for D&T, GM`s, Global Brand Leaders, Local Marketing Brand Heads

Meeting Forums: Activity Meetings across all categories where appropriate, NPD idea sessions, all Design Agency meetings, Category Meetings, Brand Approval Meetings, Market Research sessions, MAG meetings, Team Impact Meetings (4 PA) PR Agency meetings

Job Description

Artwork Coordinator responsibilities:

  • Gather specifications needed for the execution of packaging artworks

  • Briefing external artwork agencies

  • Supervise the full life- cycle of packaging artwork creation and approval

  • Coordinate photography

  • Work closely with other teams and stakeholders to coordinate the whole process from concept to print- ready artwork

  • Monitor new market trends in packaging and design innovation

  • Attend print runs where required to ensure quality levels are met

  • To independently take responsibility for ensuring all our packaging meets brand guidelines and has lead agency and global brand leader approval.

  • Keep track of origination and artwork budgets

  • Creating mock artwork designs for presentations

  • Ensure the Quality principle is lived within the artwork process

  • Provide support to colleagues within the team

  • Other ad-hoc duties as required

Marketing responsibilities:

  • Coordination of any POS needed from design to approval.

  • Keep track of the POS budget

  • Other ad-hoc duties as required.


The client would like the job holder to be flexible to the changing needs of the business. Changing needs may result in ambiguity around the required project timing or overall plan priorities.

The Artwork Coordinator needs to be able to create strong collaborative relationships and be able to positively influence internal colleagues / external suppliers to deliver the desired results.

Each of these Segments operates differently. The role is therefore complex.

The job holder needs to be able to manage multiple activities at any one point in time.

Background Experience & Qualifications

Candidates applying for this role will need to have:

Experience working in a comparable role either in marketing or packaging

  • Knowledge of packaging and artwork production such as printing and design

  • Experience of working in working in cross functional teams

  • High attention to detail is essential

  • Strong writing skills, use of language and grammar

  • Confidence in communicating to key stakeholders

  • A creative thinker with lots of ideas

  • Good time management and strong organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required

  • Works well in a fast-paced commercial environment, dealing well with pressure and tight deadlines

  • A problem solver who uses their initiative to find solutions

  • Self-motivated, positive & passionate - a strong work ethic and positive approach is crucial for this role

  • Driving and travelling - visa etc

  • Educated to degree level

Desirable but not essential:

Experience in the FMCG sector


Develop collaborative relations

Dealing with Ambiguity


Problem solving


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Please apply with your CV to: Liliana Sequeira