Mid/Senior Packaging Designer (408 views)

Johannesburg North, Gauteng
Dec 5, 2018

A top design agency, specialising in FMCG, seeks an experienced Mid/Senior Packaging Designer.

The right person for this role is a packaging specialist with strong leadership skills. Design requirements will range from very simple to extremely complex, so high levels of creativity, problem-solving ability and technical expertise are required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Produce quality packaging designs that are attractive, enticing and on-brief
  • Complete design deliverables according to time-frames, budgets, specs and brand guides provided
  • Translate existing and emerging concepts into functional brand and/or product designs
  • Attend briefings, client meetings and presentations, taking the lead as required
  • Inspire and mentor team members, giving constructive direction wherever needed
  • Meet quality standards for all assigned deliverables
  • Organise and prioritise your own workload and assist other team members with theirs
  • Complete ad-hoc tasks around studio, as required
  • Display a solid understanding of clients’ products, services and brand images
  • Display a solid grasp of various communication channels (eg in-store, digital, print etc)
  • Make relevant recommendations to management for improvements in design, processes, software etc
  • Identify viable opportunities for personal and team growth

Minimum requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Relevant qualification
  • Proven packaging design experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and multitasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Proficiency in project management software eg. Chase
  • Other design software knowledge would be beneficial
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to share expertise and insights with team members
  • Ability to foster solid clients and supplier partnerships (where required)

Salary: R30 - 40 000