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Artworker / Graphic Designer
Artworker / Graphic Designer
Hauser & Wirth
Post Date: 02 Aug 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Hauser & Wirth is the leading commercial gallery globally for modern and contemporary art, with spaces across the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. Based in London, we are looking for a proactive, collaborative and highly skilled Artworker to assist with the production of assets for the gallery’s digital and print campaigns.

The Artworker should be an all-round Graphic Designer whose role is to support the internal Design Team in delivering first class design solutions for all digital marketing communications materials to promote our artists and galleries in all our regions. The role focuses on receiving reference designs from the Design Team to prepare and produce assets for a range of formats to be displayed in digital and print advertising. The Artworker will also be well versed in retouching images and create key artwork for our exhibitions, promos, digital and printed brochures, website interface, social channels and HTML emails.

Accountabilities:

• To provide production ready artwork files to the highest standard, working closely with the designer from the Design Team who leads the project or exhibition campaign
• To produce fast and accurate re-sizes or re-versions or multiples of existing artwork for digital and printed adverts
• To produce elegant, accurate and legible typography and always ensure the type complements the imagery required
• To support the rollout of inspiring design solutions for web and email promotions, working under the guidance of a designer from the Design Team with our web and content teams
• Be across our competitors’ marketing campaigns, new trends in graphic design and digital innovations
• Have knowledge of print techniques and be mindful of budget restrictions, environmental issues and print lead times
• Participate in creative processes, such as giving and receiving feedback on selected creative output, brainstorms for design projects and reviews of design practice
• Support the Design Team in regular back-up of work, and in the maintenance of the department’s artwork archive
• To deliver projects on time, within budget limitations, yet never compromising on quality
• Must be able to handle numerous briefs and requests with varying degrees of priorities and deadline constraints. Must be unflappable and able to multi-task
• To manage expectations of senior colleagues and be able to negotiate reasonably with challenging stakeholders, maintaining a good working relationship throughout
• Must be a team player and willing to collaborate and share ideas, as well as receive feedback from colleagues to develop creative output
• Excellent communications skills and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
• Ability to build strong relationships with the Design Team, Marketing Managers, Artist Liaisons and Sales Teams within the business

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• A degree in Graphic Design, Digital Design or similar, or relevant commercial graphic design, print, web, or multimedia design experience
• Current knowledge of digital and print technologies, standards and methodologies
• The candidate must have an excellent design portfolio that showcases their skills in creating digital and print assets

Essential:

• InDesign
• Photoshop
• Illustrator
• After Effects
• Knowledge of the print process and setting up design for print
• Knowledge of preparing design for all digital channels

Professional experience:

• Experience of working in a busy design department of a marketing communications or design company or equivalent
• Must show creative flair, be well organised, self-motivated, keen, have a meticulous attention to detail coupled with a professional and collaborative demeanour
• Thorough knowledge of reprographics and print-preparation
• Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise a large workload according to ever changing business needs
• Experience in using campaign management software for global campaigns desirable

Position hours are Monday – Friday, 9 am – 6 pm with 1 hour lunch. Candidate may occasionally need to work additional hours.

Please submit your resume and cover letter including references by email only to: [email protected]

JOB DETAILS

Location
London, UK

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