Packaging Designer

Packaging Designer

Job Title: Packaging Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Up to £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PKDJJ-0307_1562066038
Contact Name: Jon Janes
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 02, 2019 12:13

Job Description

Creative design company and importers based in London, Bedford and the south coast who offer a complete design and import service for own label Beauty, Homeware, Textiles and Jewellery for a diverse range well known brands. We 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. We strive to achieve this through research, strategy and inspiring creativity, all delivered through our expert teams.
Within our Homeware department we have a team of product developers who you will work closely with to create great packaging and product design.

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to join the team. The successful applicant will bring design concepts to life and create innovative packaging for our 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

About you:

* 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. * Open to feedback and willing to make changes to your designs
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.
* Time management and multitasking skills. * Creativity skills and problem-solving aptitude. * Good presentation skills and the confidence to explain and sell ideas to clients and colleagues

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.