Artwork Manager, B-Hive - Global Brands

Job reference: 132025BR Previous
Location: London, Kings Place
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week

Welcome to The B-Hive - based in three locations across the UK, the B-Hive network of studios create high-quality global content across Boots and Global Brands – at low cost, scale and pace. At the heart of our FY21 mission, The B-Hive will bring to life our ‘content publishing at scale’ vision.

Based in our London B-Hive, the Artwork Manager will work across a variety of projects and media formats to produce right first-time print-ready artwork. This role also requires high-level self-motivation and the ability to work to strict deadlines whilst under pressure.

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for providing artwork and elements of design across a variety of projects and media formats including POS, advertising, packaging, a range of print and digital assets as required by the wider business.
• In conjunction with the Production Manager and Designer Manager, providing realistic timings for each stage of artwork production so these can be communicated to stakeholders.
• Ensure that all work adheres to the standard design templates/style guides and meet the creative needs of the brief owner.
• Constantly review ways of working to try and improve overall studio efficiency and output.
• Approving packaging artwork files for printability in a fast-paced environment is essential.

A bit about you:

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role, with expert knowledge of packaging artwork and associated printing technologies.
• Extensive experiencing using Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator either gained in-house or agency.
• Can demonstrate experience of solving challenges at both design and artwork stages.
• Communication and presentation skills in selling your ideas within your team and wider business
• Is organised and self-disciplined, with an ability to multi-task and consistently hit deadlines.

A bit about us:

At Walgreens Boots Alliance – Global Brands, we believe in being PIONEERING, INSPIRATIONAL and CONNECTING with people. Our market leading brands such as No7, Liz Earle, Soap&Glory and YourGoodSkin touch the lives of millions all over the world. We put the consumer at the heart of everything we do using real time insights to activate brands and products on a global scale. With a passionate and innovative approach to Beauty and Healthcare, we are shaping the future of health and wellbeing for everyone. We are part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, a global leader in pharmacy-led retail with more than 18,500 stores globally, helping people live happier and healthier lives.

What we can offer you:

We offer the chance to work in a consumer led environment with the chance to make an impact on a global scale. With a truly entrepreneurial mind-set, we recognise the importance of a diverse workforce who work collaboratively with shared values and ambition. We invest in our people by challenging you and developing you, and provide a great local reward scheme including:

• Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy – please contact

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. To learn more about our functions, explore our brands and find opportunities all over the globe please visit: