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Packaging and Product Designer -Retail - Oxford - 30k

  • Salary: £30000 - £32000 + benefits
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Industry: Retail
Job description Packaging and Product Designer -Retail - Oxford - 30k

A wonderful opportunity to join a quirky luxury Tea, Coffee and Gifts retailer who are the leader in their field. The company also has an arm within the business that caters for social gathering requirements with products on offer that include dinner party equipment and tableware for the more formal and elegant festivities.

This role whilst sitting within the design team will also be working alongside the Marketing, Social and Buying team to liaise and work on new and existing products development and advertising.

The Packaging & Product Designer will be responsible for producing creative outputs in partnership with the
Design and buying teams, and for seeing design briefs through from concept to final output. This is a multi-faceted role, but the designer will mainly be responsible for the creation of all packaging and products. The role will involve developing assets for print, to contribute to strong, innovative marketing of the brand through product.

Key Requirements include:

*Take ideas from concept meetings and extensive market research, and create various informed and creative concept ideas, using mixed media where appropriate. Options should be developed and presented.
*Respond to formal creative briefs
*Apply creative flair and both handicraft/artisan skills and computer aided design skills to create aesthetically
*pleasing original design.
*Knowledge and understanding of the creative process and creative environment. An understanding of print production processes is essential.
*Work alongside in house design team and studio manager as well as freelance support to ensure projects are completed to a high standard and delivered on time
*Work with printers to deliver the best solutions.
*Research and stay current on industry trends.
*Review and Report on Packaging estate, alongside business stakeholders, in order to influence future creative packaging and product design.

Experience with designing packaging for tin and card products is essential and as well being able to do spot white layering for colour and embossing and de-bossing with existing artwork.

Please get in touch with H from Profiles Creative on 0207 324 0455 or email,

Profiles Creative is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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