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Packaging Designer - Retail - London - £25k

  • Salary: £23000 - £25000
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Industry: Retail
Job description You will deliver exceptional commercial design solutions across product, packaging and marketing collateral. Design core and MTO design projects from start to finish, liaising directly with the Head of Creative and Senior Designer. Conveying concepts and ideas effectively, managing own workload to ensure successful and timely delivery of all projects.


PRODUCT AND PACKAGING

*Deliver a strong portfolio of innovative and commercial style guides, inspiration boards, product and packaging design solutions.

*Take briefs from the Head of Creative and Senior Designer, managing expectations and the priority of own workload to meet the demands of the studio.

*Contribute to regular ideation sessions and forums to generate new ideas.

*Display a keen interest and knowledge in design and industry trends with an ability to translate this into innovative and commercial packaging.

*Work closely with the product developers to develop products, packaging and branding that fits the brief. Confidently making decisions on prioritising workloads without prompting to ensure product is delivered on time.

*Display commercial awareness and knowledge of our competitors across UK & US. Analysing the market for product development and design opportunities which can be presented to Creative Manager and Senior Designer, feeding into own design work.

*Mock up packaging where necessary, displaying a strong understanding of functionality, quality and structure in relation to the product.


PEOPLE AND PROCESS


*Display good housekeeping, adhering to all process guidelines to ensure high levels of accuracy in artworking, Basecamp, naming conventions and server organisation.

*Show understanding of the critical path and key dates. Work closely with the Creative Manager, Product Development and Technical teams to ensure alignment to the critical path and business priorities.

*Work with the in house compliance team to ensure all requirements are met and packaging meets all needs legally.

*Liaise with the US design team to sign off projects delivering creative direction with style guides where necessary.

*Mentor the Design Intern when necessary, sharing skills and process guidelines.


MARKETING AND BRANDING

*Work closely with the Senior Designer and Marketing Manager to deliver marketing briefs across website, mailers and social media where necessary.


KEY REQUIREMENTS

*Display creativity, eye for detail and technical knowledge in graphic design, packaging design and range development.
*Ability to execute briefs creatively while upholding brand identity.
*Excellent time management skills, adaptable and flexible in a fast paced and ever changing environment.
*Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
*High level sense of design, colour, layout and typography, a broad thinker who is able to offer a variety of design solutions.
*Able to take projects from start to finish with strong knowledge of product and packaging process.
*Accuracy and attention to detail when finalising designs.
*Open to feedback and willing to make changes to designs to meet the needs of the business and customers.
*Effective networking skills to build contacts across the wider team.

Please apply asap!

Say hello to Profiles Creative, one of the UK's leading Creative Recruitment Specialists with over 11 years of industry experience. Profiles Creative is the original multi-disciplined recruiter for the Creative industry, specialising in the placement of candidates across Design, Digital and Client Services, Marketing and Ecommerce, PR and Comms and Fashion and Retail across London and the Thames Valley.

We are extremely proud of our heritage and don't believe in off-the-shelf recruitment; all of our disciplines are fuelled by creativity and we are made to measure to fit your needs. We provide permanent, contract and freelance support and also offer bespoke options with our executive search, interim and team build offerings.

We provide unrivalled access to the creative industry's most coveted talent, recruiting in-house across Fashion & Retail, Travel & Leisure and Commerce & Industry and agency side across the full remit of Design, Digital, Integrated, Marketing and PR agencies. Most importantly though, we pride ourselves on our culture of vibrancy and transparency, always empowering our clients, candidates and our own consultants to continually grow and evolve, moving from strength to strength. Boutique Recruitment. But on a grand scale.




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