Packaging Designer / Artworker - 12 month maternity leave contract

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
up to £40k + 10% bonus
Posted
06 Aug 2017
Closes
02 Oct 2017
Ref
10,804
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are a toiletries and gifting company specialising in beautifully designed packaging and currently looking for a maternity cover for our in-house packaging designer/artworker role. Candidates will be able to design for all aspects of packaging process from concept visuals to print ready artwork laydown. You will ideally have a minimum of 3 years experience within an agency or in house environment.

Key responsibilities:

• Designing on trend conceptual themes and artwork for new ranges

• Creating 2D &3D packaging visuals

• Designing typography, logos, illustrations, patterns, for artwork

• Creating packaging cutters

• Creating print ready artwork from approved product visuals

• Problem solving any artwork issues for our factories

• Producing Brand Guidelines and managing implementation for new ranges. 


• Design and produce print ready in store POS, shelf talkers and sales material.


•  Providing exhibition stand concept visuals, stand artwork and POS for our various shows and in store installations.

•  Photoshopping and amending pack shots.

•  Problem solving factory artwork issues.

• Researching fashion and design trends.

• Creating postcards and other marketing collateral.

Must have qualities:

• A minimum of 3 years' FMCG packaging experience with a portfolio that demonstrates high conceptual thinking

• Advanced in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and In Design

• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft WordExcel and Power Point.

• The ability to confidently interpret and challenge design briefs

• Creative flare with a keen eye for detail & problem solving 


• Self motivated, fast paced, diplomatic, hands on, enthusiastic with a ‘can do’ attitude 


• Dedicated team player, works equally as well independently, flexible to the business needs

• Ability to multi task and work on various ranges at once

• Excellent communication and writing skills

• Confident presenting skills