Watermark Publishing is an independent managed subsidiary of American Greetings, supplying bespoke & exclusive product to the country's largest greetings card retailer. A company ethos committed to innovation and excellence in design has made us one of the most successful card publishers in the UK.
With a current portfolio of over five and a half thousand designs, the company produces tens of millions of Everyday and Christmas singles cards, as well as Christmas packaged cards. In addition, our product range includes rollwrap, flatwrap, gift bags, gift boxes and stationery.
Market leading design requires market leading manufacturing standards, so strict controls and a drive for excellence ensures the finished quality of our cards in unsurpassed.
Watermark Publishing was established in 1990 as a specialist publisher of Christmas packaged cards, by four people with a shared background in the greeting card industry. In those early days, high quality original designs and product innovation ensured the company stayed one step ahead of it's much larger competitors. From humble beginning in a small rented house and a first year turnover of £340,000 the company grew rapidly, increasing sales, expanding its workforce and diversifying into other card and related product areas.
In the process, Watermark also created one of the largest in-house greeting card design studios in Europe. It moved to its current purpose-built site in Corby, Northamptonshire in 1999.
Today, the company employs over one hundred and fifty people, with a further one hundred at its separate packing factory.
All designs are created in-house by our talented team of illustrators and designers, before digital artwork is finalised and released into production by creative Mac artworkers in our state-of-the-art reprographic department
The company's success and growth continues, as does our desire to recruit talented professionals to join the team across all areas of the business:
creative, operational, commercial and all levels of management