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Graphic Designer

Location Skipton (United Kingdom)

Creative solutions, handled with care.    

We are looking for a creative Graphic Designer to join our busy and dynamic team for a leading solid board packaging company. The ideal candidate will have a strong art working background and an exceptional eye for detail. The company offer an excellent working environment.

What are you going to do

  • Responsibility for producing print ready artwork.
  • Checking artwork on a technical level, including colour separations and retouching.
  • Outputting files for lithographic print production.
  • Responsible for ensuring production is to the highest quality standards adhering to customer requirements.
  • Review project briefs, confirm acceptance of briefs and escalate issues.
  • Prepare graphics for internal print.
  • Manage and archive accurate artwork files.
  • Correct and format artwork for client approval.
  • Proof checking before finalising artwork sign off.
  • Adapt existing artwork to various layouts and formats.
  • Handle briefs and artwork revisions promptly.
  • Take control of projects in a timely and professional manner.
  • Communicate with internal teams during project phases.
  • Output printing plates for production.
  • Travel to other Solidus sites as and when required as part of the design team.

Our expectations

  • Working with Aporgee (Amfortis) front end software engine a distinct advantage.
  • CAD Design
  • Good technical knowledge of print processes and finishes.
  • Knowledge of cutter guides.
  • Demonstrate a high level of technical art working skills.
  • Thorough understanding of various print methods and preparation of print ready artwork files.
  • A team player, prepared to help others if and where needed with excellent communication skills.
  • Flexible approach to managing work within specific deadlines.
  • Takes full ownership of all responsibilities.
  • Experience working within a packaging environment is a distinct advantage.

The job description is not exhaustive. From time to time you may be required to perform other duties and responsibilities which are not included in the above description: but are within you capabilities and where necessary training will be given.

Regular Contact

The organization has a very flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths, you will have contact with a wide range of colleagues on a daily basis and be involved with customer contact where appropriate.

Regular contacts would include :

  • Direct Line Manager
  • Site Operations Manager
  • Print Team
  • Account Management & Supply Chain Team
  • Production Planners
  • UKBU Directors

Our offer

As Graphic Designer at Solidus, we offer you a challenging position within a dynamic and ambitious international organization that is constantly changing. We offer you an attractive benefits package. And last but not least, a pleasant working environment in which you work together with enthusiastic and driven colleagues.


We are Solidus. Involved with our environment since 1870. With pride in our history, we make circular packaging and sustainable solid board solutions for customers all over the world. In the past from straw, now from recycled paper. Here you get the possibilities. To learn, to develop, to make a difference. We do this with 1500 colleagues throughout Europe. With the passion for technology and driven by progress. Together we contribute to less waste and a cleaner world. An international player and still always close by. Full of innovation, full of new ideas, full of opportunities for everyone. So whatever your talent or ambition is, grow the way you want. Let’s grow together!

Curious about more Solidus? View our new website and company video.


Does the position appeal to you and do you want to contribute to the success of Solidus? Then we would like to hear from you.  To apply please contact our recruiter Laura Dyson,  mobile number: 07958222577 or send a cover letter and CV to