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Artwork Project Leader – Dublin, Ireland – 18 Month Contract

Nicholas Howard Limited are delighted to be recruiting for a new and exciting role as an Artwork Project Leader.

Primary Role:

  • Create and own to closure Artwork Implementation Change Controls in Trackwise to ensure on timely implementation of artwork change.
  • Manage Action Items on Artwork Implementation Change Controls in Trackwise to ensure Change Controls progress on time.
  • Develop and publish artwork per the process for artwork development for printed packaging components.
  • Support the creation, maintenance and process of artwork development for printed packaging components through external suppliers for all markets.
  • Work with cross-functional project teams and the manufacturing vendor on development for new products and changes to existing printed packaging components.
  • Ensure appropriate approvals are obtained from other functions where applicable, assure communication is made with third party manufacturer / packager and all necessary proof-reading are completed at all stages as per current procedure.
  • Responsible and accountable for process execution and adherence to required completion date.
  • Expedite and monitor actions required by other functions until completion.
  • Ensure all action items are properly closed out in electronic artwork management system.
  • Manage the creation and approval of Profiles from Technical Drawings in conjunction with Global Packaging Technology.
  • Ensure Artwork Operations is appropriately represented on cross-functional project teams for New Product Introduction with responsibility for product packaging design and artwork.


Process Management / 70%:

  • Maintain all relevant artwork projects within the electronic artwork management system, ensuring tasks are setup, progressed and completed on time.
  • Create and manage Artwork Implementation Change Controls and ensure these are properly set up and closed out in line with set timelines.
  • Work directly with internal design studio, external graphic houses and print vendors to coordinate artwork development & publishing of new / revised artwork as well as technical / profile drawings and guides.
  • Carry out artwork approvals and printer’s proofs verification checks using Global Vision.

Problem-Solving / 10%:

  • Participate in escalation process and problem solving for issues endangering supply continuity or fulfillment of business critical goals.

Consultation / 10%:

  • Represent Artwork Management in material / artwork projects, provide expert statements and provide training / technical consultation if required.

Relations / 10%:

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with customers, stakeholders, partners, third parties / vendors.
  • Support and mentor Artwork Technologists as required, and also represent and cover for the Artwork Manager as and when required.

Education & Experience:


  • Education in  natural  sciences, biotechnology  or engineering: minimum bachelor degree preferred.
  • Experience in Artwork Management  and computerised documentation control system.


  • Practical experience in Artwork Management, material and / or label change in GMP environment.
  • Knowledge of Packaging & Artwork.
  • Knowledge of Pharma labelling regulations.

To be considered for this position please apply below.