Typesetter / Artworker

Typesetter / Artworker

London, Greater London


Salary: £22,500 to £25,500 /year (depending on experience) plus pension and overtime


Founded in 1921, Barnard & Westwood is a 100-year-old fine printing & bookbinding company based in Central London. Specialising in a combination of traditional and modern printing and bookbinding methods, the business has a reputation built on outstanding service and attention to detail. The proud holders of two Royal Warrants, Barnard & Westwood work with some of the most prestigious institutions and companies in the country.

Main tasks:

  • Typesetting artwork for printing from customer supplied files and images (invitations, orders of service, menus etc.)
  • Occasionally engaging directly with customers to develop creative design briefs
  • Working alongside the production team to ensure jobs are delivered on time

Essential characteristics:

  • Full working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Show creative flair – Although this position isn’t a full graphic design role, creative vision will be required when coming up with customer design ideas and engaging with the internal team on marketing projects
  • Attention to detail
  • Professional telephone and email manner
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well in a small, close-knit team
  • Mature approach

Alongside these skills, the ideal candidate would also need to:

  • Be comfortable with starting work early. The hours would be 8am – 5pm (Monday to Friday) with the occasional need to work overtime when facing very tight deadlines
  • Have a desire to continue to learn new skills. Further training on additional processes may be required

Holiday Allowance:

  • 26 days + standard UK bank holidays

If you would like to be considered for this position please email your CV along with a covering letter to [email protected]