Packaging Designer

Location
London, City of London
Salary
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
03 Dec 2019
Closes
02 Jan 2020
Ref
FY03122019
Contact
Fatma Yaman
Discipline
Creative
Specialism
Design
Sector
Beauty, Luxury, Retail
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Our client is looking for a Senior Packaging Designer to work within their creative team based in London for a well-known Beauty Brand based in the UK.

As the Senior designer you will take responsibility for the concept development and visual design of creative projects, while fully understanding the full 360! You will thrive on new challenges, willing to think and work in new ways, able to present and articulate concepts clearly, communicate positively, and debate with colleagues and influence various stakeholders.

Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Work closely with the creative design across the global brand's touchpoints and platforms
  • Bring the global brand strategy and positioning to life
  • A strong understanding of 360 design and how these transfers across touchpoints and platforms.
  • Develops designs in line with brand purpose
  • Strong relationship with copy team as to bring to life the purpose through strong storytelling
  • Partner with Creative team members and Category teams to develop packaging concepts; global designs covering a multitude of international events and campaigns
  • Work with external agencies/vendors including product development, packaging vendors and consultants
  • Provides clear and concise communication to ensure designs are built to spec
  • Works collaboratively with overall Creative teams across projects from concept through to final
  • Deep understanding of their strategic framework and ability to translate it into design guidelines
  • An excellent team player, thrives in a multicultural environment

Experience & Skills:

  • Proven experience working in a Senior Packaging Design role
  • Working cross functionally within a fast-paced environment and delivering strong designs
  • Extensive creative experience within Packaging with a deep understanding of sustainable/innovative solutions
  • Understanding of current packaging trends and new and emerging innovation
  • Delivering strong packaging designs with focus on illustration
  • Strong understanding of technical and legal requirements
  • Strong knowledge of artwork/repro/print/production/finishing processes
  • Excellent appreciation of material limitations/solutions
  • Passionate about creativity and design across multiple touchpoints
  • Strong commercial and consumer-focused driven approach to marketing/events
  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment and meet tight deadlines
  • A strong and confident influencer who can develop, edit, present and influence strong and compelling ideas
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - can communicate concisely and confidently at all levels
  • Experience working cross-culturally or in a global environment is an advantage
  • Abreast of current trends and competitor set
  • Current knowledge of retail sector
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suites.

Please apply with your CV & portfolio.

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

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