Senior Creative Artworker 


We are seeking a Senior Creative Artworker in our London Design studio for the reporting sector of our business.

We have additional offices across the UK in Manchester, Edinburgh and Warwick and there is the opportunity to be based in any of these offices or work remotely. You’ll be working on a broad range of clients, from the big FTSEs to independents and newly listed companies.

Who we are

Founded in 1996, we are experts in communication, specialising in corporate reporting, brand, employee engagement and sustainability across a range of channels. From two people and an Apple Mac, we are now one of the UK’s leading strategic and creative communications agencies with over 250 colleagues. We have achieved this through continuously developing and evolving our proposition, delivering great work, expanding our geographic presence in key locations, making smart acquisitions, recruiting quality people and building long-term client relationships.

In 2020, we became an employee-owned business. This decision not only fulfilled a long-standing ambition of the founders, but is driving growth, providing long-term clarity, and helping to attract and retain the best talent. It reinforces our desire to remain an agile and people-focused business that fosters transparency and innovation for clients.

We are one of the largest employee-owned creative agencies in the UK, unrivalled in scale with a unique national presence. We are the only corporate communications agency with a network of creative hubs in strategic locations across the UK in London (HQ), Warwick, Manchester, Edinburgh and in Dubai.

Emperor is in the 26th – and most impressive – year of its history to date. Performance has been materially ahead of expectations, despite the uncertain environment, and the quality of work has never been higher. This year we are on target for double digit growth, more than 20% ahead of all our expectations and revenue forecast at £24.5m.

We have invested over the past 12 months in new offices and in talented people to support our teams who have shown unrivalled levels of resilience and commitment over the past few years.

There is no better foundation on which to build.

What You'll do 

  • Work collaboratively with other studio members, account handlers, creative teams and directly with clients to produce print-ready artwork, specifically taking a client-approved creative concept and rolling that out across a full reporting suite.
  • Ensure creative retains its integrity throughout the duration of a project  
  • Proactively monitor artwork quality, accuracy and consistency.
  • Image manipulation, retouching and image adjustment for print ie, resizing, colour correction.
  • Flightchecking and proofing procedures.
  • End-to-end ownership of projects from initial design phases through to print.

You're good at / You have 

  • Demonstrated experience with at least two full seasons of reporting experience under your belt.
  • A familiarity with the landscape, lifecycle and pace of corporate reports.
  • Collaborative and approachable manner, easy to work with and thrives as part of a team
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (client facing a bonus).
  • Exceptional typographic and layout skills.
  • Experience of infographics and data visualisation.
  • Exacting attention to detail
  • Advanced level of skill in Adobe CS e.g, InDesign, Illustrator. Ctlrprint,(add space here) Wdesk, Figma experience a plus!
  • An in-depth knowledge of the pre-production and print processes, preparing files for press – digital or litho.
  • Organised and can multi-task with ease, sound judgement and analytical thinking.

Next steps

As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable

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