Job title: Artworker (Children’s Books)
Company: Sweet Cherry
Location: Leicester
Is the role permanent? Yes
Is the role full-time? Yes
Salary: Flexible, based on experience
Contact: [email protected]
Closing date: 28 January

Job description

Department: Design Team

Reports to: Head of Design

Based: Units 1-4, Tolwell Road, Leicester, LE4 1BR

The role:

 In this role, you will be an integral member of Sweet Cherry’s growing design team, developing and designing a variety of licensed and own brand products. The successful candidate will have proven a creative flair, a good working knowledge of design software and familiarity with design and print techniques. This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to play a critical role in our growing company and gain valuable experience in the industry.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure the team meets deadlines and expectations
  • Work closely with and support the design team as a whole to follow designs and artwork from their conception to final sign-off
  • Working to Design and Marketing design briefs
  • Ensure artwork is consistent, accurate and follows any brand guidelines
  • To correct and format documents before they're sent to the printers
  • Check printers' plotters and proofs
  • Adapt existing artwork to alternative layouts and/or formats
  • Sourcing and creating files for other departments on request
  • Designing print and digital B2C and B2B promotional material (web banners, sell sheets, bookmarks, posters, stickers, etc.) using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

Essential Skills:

  • A positive can-do attitude and willingness to learn and adapt quickly
  • Good working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • An interest in children’s books and the publishing industry

What We Offer:

  • Training and development
  • Free onsite parking
  • Workplace pension

Working Hours:

40 hours a week (flexible) Monday to Friday

Core office hours: 9.30am-4.30pm


20 days plus bank holidays

Starting salary: Flexible based on experience

To apply: please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Sweet Cherry is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We welcome job applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experience.