Senior Packaging Designer: Design Agency - Stellenbosch
Viv Gordon Placements
Stellenbosch, Western Cape
3d ago
source : findojobs-za

Calling all power packaging specialists! We have a fabulous opportunity for a senior Packaging Designer to join the team at a super Design studio in Stellenbosch.

Were looking for a conceptual thinker who is strategically minded with packaging design experience. The role will see you supporting the Creative team in developing creatively appealing, high-end award-winning packaging design solutions, which are to brief, budget and time.

Youll get the chance to manage your own projects under the management of the Creative Director and youll be working with a cross-functional team to deliver creative communications that meet the brief.

If youre an experienced Graphic Designer with a sound understanding of the FMCG packaging sector and working with big brands, we want to hear from you!ResponsibilitiesWorking with the Design studio team to translate written briefs into creatively appealing and commercially viable Packaging Design solutions which consider all markets where appropriate, in line with Brand / Creative Direction and to budget and time, and with the utmost attention to detailTo manage individual projects as required by the Creative DirectorAttend briefing meetings and represent the Creative team in project groupsBriefing and directing photographers, illustrators, designers, copywriters, and freelance resource where required to produce creative materialsRepresenting the creative team and presenting creative work to cross-functional teamsTo motivate other members of the wider creative team, generating fresh ideas Sourcing and researching relevant information as required for projectsAttending exhibitions, conferences etc.

as requested by the Creative Director to be fully aware and up to date with current developments and trend in Packaging DesignKeep up to date with current trends in packagingUndertaking special Creative projects as required by the Creative DirectorLiaising with, directing and attending technical / production meetings to ensure quality standards and finishes are metWorking with external suppliers to ensure quality standards and finishes are metContinually build knowledge and awareness of material / Design limitations and solutions to aid in developing viable Design solutionsTo perform other Marketing related duties as assigned or requested by the managerResponsible for maintaining the ethical standards of the agency at all timesRequirementsThe successful candidate must have / be : BA in Packaging / Graphic Design / Related or equivalent desirableExcellent ability to sketch concept / design ideas and / or layout before translation / articulation using computer softwareExcellent Mac skills, fully conversant with In-Design, Illustrator, Freehand, Photoshop to visualising / retouching standardExcellent creative crafting skills ideas, typology, layout, colour, composition, materials etcExcellent illustration skills both in traditional medium and computer-generated packagesGood knowledge of artwork / repro / print processesExperience in developing commercially viable creative concepts and delivering to brief in a design studio environmentKnowledge and understanding of Packaging DevelopmentExperience in contributing to creative strategyGood understanding and appreciation of product / pack material limitations and solutions and of new / recyclable materialsKnowledge of 3D rendering / packages will be advantageous.

Excellent communication skills and experience on working with cross-functional teams in brief development and translation to conceptPassion for design and the drive to win awardsShould you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Congrats to all the amazing Creative Circle winners! via Biz Marketing ...

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