Senior Creative Packaging Designer
This is a rare opportunity for a senior conceptual designer with strong skills in brand and packaging design to join a leading, global agency based in the East Midlands.
This role requires a talented creative designer with proven skills in sketching / drawing concepts and taking designs through to development stage for packaging and brand. You should also have experience in art direction and creating mood boards and a strong awareness of retail & consumer design trends.
Examples of concept design for packaging graphics is a must however consideration will also be given to those who with experience of conceptualising designs for retail such as POS (as long as your portfolio contains some packaging examples too)!
As part of the role you will also:
- Work to the highest of standards and best practice
- Lead junior team members
- Gain a good understanding of client requirements acting in a proactive manner
- Confidently present work to internal teams and clients
- Lead projects from concept through to completion
- Work closely with photographers and art direct photoshoots
- Work closely with Account Management and Artworking teams to ensure best results
- Work with a creative mindset and a strategic and commercial focus
- Motivate and inspire others
- Work to budgets and deadlines in an effective and methodical manner
- 7+ years commercial experience in a creative graphic design role
- Strong evidence of conceptual design for packaging OR retails graphics plus some packaging
- Fully Mac literate and proficient in Adobe CS / CC
- Ability to sketch/draw and create moodboards
- A degree or similar in a design related subject
- Experience in a commercial design studio some of which must be within an agency
- Proven understanding of consumer/retail trends
- Motivated, positive and focused
- Live and breathe design – draw inspiration from others and the world around you
- An inquisitive and exploring mindset
- Passionate and take pride in your work
- Strive to achieve the best through self-development or learning through others
- Confident, personable and open-minded
In return you will forge your career within a team of talented individuals, for an award-winning creative business on some of the best-loved consumer brands.
Salary is negotiable depending on experience.
Your details are treated with the strictest confidentiality.