Midweight Packaging Designer
Salary: £35k - £40k
Our client is a creative design company and importers based in London, Bedford and the south coast. They offer a complete design and import service for own label Beauty, Homeware, Textiles and Jewellery for a diverse range well known brands. They work with dynamic businesses to help bring their collections to life, drive sales growth and offer on trend product and packaging design to deliver collections unique to each brand, which stands out from the crowd. They strive to achieve this through research, strategy and inspiring creativity, all delivered through their expert teams.
They are currently looking for a Midweight Graphic Designer to join the team. The successful applicant will bring design concepts to life and create innovative packaging for their customers. It is a great opportunity for them to build their creative skills and to work closely with our product developers and customers to create great designs.
About the role:
* Working for the Homeware department in the London office.
* Will be designing mainly Home Fragrance packaging for private label or branded products.
* Support product development
* Creating Mood Boards
* Create cutter guides/nets
* Produce 'mock ups'
* Provide comparative data of shop reports
* Highly creative with a real vision for designing print and graphics for Homeware packaging with attention to detail.
* Be passionate about retail, design and consumer trends.
* Familiarity & understanding of the design process from concept to final product.
* At least 3 years experience within the design industry as a Graphic Designer.
* Preferably design experience working for a retailer or retail supplier.
* Be able to work to a brief ensuring your work reflects the customers brand values and design standards.
* Good Knowledge of typography/fonts
* Be able to draw 2D and 3D Cads in illustrator
* Be able to react quickly to any project changes and developments.
* Be highly motivated and eager to learn.
Skills and Qualifications:
* Qualified with a Degree in Design or related subject.
* Be highly skilled in using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
* Demonstrate good communication skills.
* Capable of working well within a team and building productive relationships.
* Mac Literate.
* Experience of producing printed artwork.
* Knowledge of print design.
Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.