We’re hiring – Creative Artworker

Posted on: May 30th, 2018 by Yvonne Gorman No Comments

Essential Print Services is an expert printing company based on Pride Park in Derby. Proud of their ability to ‘make professionals, look professional’, they produce a variety of high-quality print products, including brochures, business cards, personalised stationery and exhibition signage to name but a few! This growing, local company is looking for an enthusiastic, artistic person to join their lively and dynamic team.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for liaising with clients and taking briefs from the business owner and Account Managers in order to design and produce promotional materials. They will have the responsibility to assess the quality and accuracy of all their own work, as well as artwork supplied, prior to proof and production. They will be required to keep accurate records of project progression using a cloud-based management system.

Candidates must

• Have excellent written & verbal communication skills
• Have a genuine passion for print and technical knowledge of processes
• Possess strong computer skills preferably Apple Macs
• Have an exceptional visual sense
• Feel confident to present fresh ideas
• Be able to effectively communicate with clients and colleagues
• Be able to work to deadlines
• Have a commitment to their continual professional development
• Be motivated and flexible in their approach to work
• Enjoy space hopper races (yes, we really do have space hoppers)

The Package

  • Salary £19k-£23k per annum, dependant on experience
    (minimum of 2 years’ experience in a production studio or agency environment)
  • 40 hours per week
  • Flexible working hours between 8am-6pm
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Continuous Personal Development (CPD) Support


How to Apply

If this role sounds like it might be the one for you, we would love to you to get in touch! Email, Yvonne Gorman, von@essentialprintservices.co.uk with your CV and a link to view your portfolio. Be quick, entries close at 5pm on Friday 8th June 2018. For an informal chat, call 01332 418377 and ask for Von.

We’re looking for an Awesome Artworker

Posted on: April 12th, 2014 by Yvonne Gorman No Comments

Do you have the essentials?

  • Exceptional visual sense – can you spot potential file gremlins?
  • Confidence to present ideas & explain issues to clients & colleagues
  • Strong computer skills – candidates must be a marvel on a Mac
  • Passionate about print – a real life graphical Geek
  • A Derby Ambassador – do you love our city?

Do you tick all the boxes?
If so, apply now.

What we are looking for:

  • A covering message that will make you stand out from the crowd. Show us how well you can communicate
  • Your email message and/or CV must prove that you have the essential skills listed above
  • Your email must answer the following two questions:
    1. Why are you so passionate about print?
    2. What do you love the most about Derby?
  • Let us know how proficient you are at using the industry standard software
    (i.e. Adobe InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop)
  • Your CV and/or portfolio must be attached to the email message as one PDF document and be no larger than 5mb. Any other file formats will not be accepted
  • Accuracy – part of your job will be to proof read and check files, so ensure your correspondence with us is error-free. 
  • You must be committed to your own personal development (i.e. willing to attend training courses & networking events)
  • Full, clean driving licence would be preferable, but not essential


Email your application to jobs@essentialprintservices.co.uk, for the attention of Miss Yvonne Gorman.

If you would like more information or to simply introduce yourself, please call 01332 418377.

But be quick, closing date is 5pm, 30th April 2014.

Good luck.

Awesome Artworker

If you need PRINT, you've come to the right place.

Choose Essential Print Services to take care of your print requirements.

We are a printing company based on Pride Park in Derby and we pride ourselves on making professionals look professional, by offering competitive prices, exceptional customer service and spectacular print. Our 'Customer Reviews' show just a few of our many satisfied customers.

From business cards, brochures and leaflets, through to folders, flyers, banners and promotional items, we can handle anything from conventional full-colour print to some of the most bizarre print requests.

If you need a printer, who will look after you, every step of the way, call 01332 418377.

Monday to Friday, 9am - 5.30pm
If you have an urgent enquiry out of office hours please, call 07809 361708.