Office Based – Oldham
Following an incredibly successful 12 months an excellent opportunity has now arisen to join one of the UK’s fastest growing product design, sourcing and distributions businesses across licensed, branded and own label consumer goods. The company is striving to continue their upward trend in the coming years and to support this development they are now in a position where they require an experienced Graphic Designer to join their existing design team.
Our client supplies many of the Uk’s major discount stores as well as grocers, toy retailers and other major multiples. The in-house design team and product development specialists ensure that they are at the forefront of trend and design. This has also given them a reputation of working in collaboration with their customers providing an exceptional bespoke solution to the customers’ requirements. This business is extremely fast paced and focused on increasing their sales throughout the UK and Europe being led by creative design.
As a Graphic Designer you will be working closely with their buyers and Head of Design on bespoke products ranging from package design, product design and brand. Working cross-functionally is vital in the role so being a natural team player is a must. Proven experience within a Graphics Design role in the retail and/or supplier sector is essential. You will be working on packaging, CDU’s, mood boards, product and stationery.
Other requirements are as follows;
- Exceptional creative layout, design and typographical skills
- Strong understanding of packaging branding and content
- Naturally strong in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator skills is essential
- An understanding of artwork specification requirements for all packaging formats and substrates
- A full understanding of all packaging print processes and materials
- An exceptional eye for detail
The successful candidate will already be working in a similarly aligned role and have 4+ years experience working for a retailer, supplier or agency working within the consumer goods industry. You will have a full working understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite and be able to take concepts through to full print ready artwork.
A competitive salary is on offer for the right person as well as one of the most exceptional working environments seen outside of google! There is an onsite gym, a huge breakout area with pool table, bar, table tennis table along with a tree house! All with the aim of providing an environment where creativeness is encouraged.
If you feel you have the experience and skill set to succeed in this role, please send your CV and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org