Packaging Graphic Designer and Creative Artworker MATERNITY COVER Mid-Senior Level: £22,000-£26,000pa (depending on experience) Evesham, Worcestershire Ref: GD243
Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Packaging Designer/Artworker to join a small & friendly In-house Design Team. The role is a maternity cover, with a 12 month contract available and the possibility of extending to a full time position after the 12 months, due to the business growth. They are leading experts globally, supplying to the majority of leading retailers and distributors in the UK & Europe.
Ideally they are looking for someone with at least 4 years experience in a similar Mid-Senior role. The successful candidate will be working under the guidance of a Senior Designer and also alongside a Junior Designer and a Product Designer.
The Packaging Designer Artworker role is approximately split in the following way: 1/3 Packaging Artwork, with around 1/3 Branding, Product Design & Product Specs and 1/3 Customer Presentations. You will need to love the detail and accuracy of artworking to create eye catching designs & neat layouts for Packaging Ranges. There will be opportunities to show your creative flare with involvement in branding and product design. This would include tasks such a researching trends in the market, working on designs for new brands and product ranges and also creating presentations to show ideas to Customers.
As well as having sound knowledge of Illustrator to enable you to complete tasks such as packaging artwork, branding and product spec sheets, photoshop is also essential for creating packaging backgrounds, editing elements such as images/textures and also laying up product visuals ready for presentations. Good skills in InDesign would be needed for setting up customer presentations and brochures. Photography skills would also be an advantage, but not essential.
The candidate must be efficient, organised and able to work accurately to tight deadlines at busy periods of the year; attention to detail is a must. You should be happy to work alongside other team members on large projects, but also confident to work alone when required and support the Senior Designer with workload and guiding the Junior Designer when needed.
So, if you would like to work for a company that’s growing year on year with the opportunity to progress within the team, then please submit your CV and Portfolio ASAP. The Maternity leave does not start until 1st November however there is flexibility and could start from 4th September enabling a long hand over and settling in period.
The role is commutable from Worcester, Cheltenham, Warwickshire & South Birmingham.
Look forward to hearing from you
If this role is not quite right for you and you have similar skills and experience, please get in touch, as we are always getting new Designer, Digital Designer, Online Designer, Front End Designer, Email Designer, Graphic Designer, Creative Artworker and Artworker roles in.
Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is a Creative, Design, Marketing and Digital Recruitment Specialist covering the West Midlands and East Midlands.
The company is based on a solid foundation of 20 years of creative recruitment experience and are able to provide solutions for job seekers looking for a new career in Design, Digital Design, Graphic Design, Front End Design, App Design, Email Design, Animation Design, Video Design. We have roles in Creative Marketing and Digital Agencies along side filling roles with companies directly. We also recruit for Developers and Coders, Marketing, Account Handling, Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing, SEO positions, PPC job roles Marketing Strategist, Marketing Communications including Content writing, creative marketing, digital, executive and sales jobs across Birmingham and the West Midlands. Filling a selection of Marketing, Communication, Creative, Digital, Marketing, Sales & Executive jobs at all levels in the West Midlands and East Midlands areas. Including; Birmingham, Cheltenham, Cotswolds, Coventry, Derbyshire, Dudley, Evesham, Gloucestershire, Hereford, Kidderminister, Leamington Spa, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stratford Upon Avon, Stourbridge, Stourport, Walsall, Warwick, Warwickshire, Worcester Worcestershire, Wolverhampton and surrounding areas.