Wunderman Thompson

Department: Creative

Expertise: Studios

Location: London, United Kingdom

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

About Pulse Creative

Pulse Creative is our embedded agency for News UK, formed through a WPP-backed joint venture between The&Partnership, m/SIX, and Wunderman Thompson. Pulse Creative work on some of the country’s most-loved brands including The Times, Times Radio, The Sun, talkSPORT and Virgin Radio. This role will be mainly covering The Times, from Topical and reactive campaigns, reflecting news, sport and media. From political, to humorous, from in-house to OOH.

The agency houses more than 40 experts in everything from creative, design, art working, digital content creation, comms planning, brand strategy, account handling and media planning and buying. Pulse Creative represents the collaborative, integrated agency model of the future.


The Role

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Artworker/Retoucher to work as part of a busy team to produce high quality artwork for print material and high-end retouching for our campaigns. Keen to develop our existing client relations you will be a positive, good communicator, with proven knowledge of design concepts, reprographics , print production and high-end retouching and photo manipulation. Your down-to- earth nature and flexibility will mean that you’ll also be happy to help the rest of the team with the production of presentation material when it’s busy.


Key Responsibilities

  • High-end retouching & photo manipulation; colour accuracy; colour adjustments
  • Produce artwork to the client’s brief and agreed standard
  • Proactively monitor artwork quality, accuracy and consistency
  • Develop an effective working relationship with colleagues and client and provide
  • Knowledge of colour profiles and outputs excellent customer service
  • Good working-knowledge of Digital Artwork processes, their limitations and needs within the design process.
  • Ability to work accurately and provide consistent, quality artwork
  • Ability to adhere to brand guidelines
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite – principally InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop (including MS Office Suite)
  • Excellent working-knowledge of production cycle and print technology. Must be able to understand print and imaging processes and know their limitations
  • Experience in preparing artwork for print, pre-production and flight checking
  • Excellent customer service, teamwork and time management skills
  • Good knowledge of IT and server systems, mailing, printing and networking
  • Work with a collaborative DAM system and ensure work conforms to pre-agreed processes
  • Experience of client liaison
  • Experience of working on ATL, Direct Mail, POS, and general print work


What we can offer you:

We don’t settle for people who can just do the job, we look for people that go beyond that and always push our thinking to be better than yesterday. We believe that this is what makes our agency a great place to be – a space where you’re never far away from the best minds to learn from.

We want you to be comfortable and proud every day of the week and have created an open and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. We don’t want you to just fit into our culture, we want your uniqueness and diversity of background to add to it and make this an agency where we all have a real sense of belonging and purpose. We are a community. 

Our focus is on keeping teams connected and engaged whether we're in the office or working from home, putting people’s wellbeing first, ensuring every person has access to our learning and development programme and building an inclusive workplace. We have a weekly ‘Staying Connected Calendar’ which is full to the brim of training you can get involved in, inspiration sessions hosted by external partners to check out and wellbeing classes and tips and tricks to look after your mind, body and soul. From yoga, Pilates, HIIT, hypnotherapy, a Strava cycling group, 1:1 resilience sessions and trained mental health first aiders. To name a few. Within our office we have a dedicated wellness studio and this year we built a brand new learning lab. Here we host weekly lunchtime lessons that supports iLearn, our learning & development portal home to 100s of sessions for you to access. We're also committed to building an inclusive, equitable and diverse workforce driven by our Inclusion Council and Employee Resource Groups; Rise, Unite, Re:think, Roots, Wellbeing and Access all Areas.

Your career development is important to us. Thrive will provide you with the framework and support needed to reach your career aspirations. There really is no shortage of opportunities here for the right person that is prepared to roll their sleeves up, get involved and collaborate with those around them to deliver the best work for our clients and our agency.

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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