Mid/Senior Packaging Graphic Designer

Mid/Senior Packaging Graphic Designer

Remuneration: negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits: Within the cost to company package
Location: Cape Town
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Mid
Type: Permanent
Reference: #Chris2105
Company: VGP Recruitment

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.
We have an exciting job opportunity for a talented, mid-weight Packaging focused and Branding Graphic Designer at a leading retailer’s internal in-house studio in Cape Town. The role exists within the retail sphere and calls for a designer with superb design skills, conceptual ability and relevant experience to create beautiful, effective work. If this sounds as fabulous to you as it is, we’d love to chat.

Responsibilities
  • Interpreting of briefs to the brief objectives
  • Layout and design with the ability to carry a project from concept to completion
  • Ensuring consistency of all design material to brand guidelines
  • Meticulous attention to detail & ability to problem solve in a challenging retail environment
  • Presenting concepts – when necessary
  • Constantly enhancing the creative to ensure the brand stays relevant
  • Working closely with creative team and Creative Manager to develop effective marketing communications
  • Thorough understanding of the repro (DTP) process
  • Staying abreast of design trends
  • Researching product trends and competitor product offering to adapt current promotional creative
  • Efficiently managing and checking own output and motivating junior creative(s)
  • Participating in brainstorming sessions
  • Providing support to the line manager.  

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in graphic design or visual communication
  • 5+ years’ experience in a packaging graphic design role within a design studio or agency
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite 6 (InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop)
  • Mac operating system
  • Strong Photoshop ability – beneficial
  • Ability to multitask
  • Deadline driven
  • Retouching and illustrative ability – desirable
  • Organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately
  • Working knowledge of print processes, finished art and repro skills
  • A team player.

Please submit a relevant portfolio along with your CV on application.
Should you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application for this specific role, unsuccessful.

Company Description

VGP Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, creative, digital, PR/communications and publishing industries.
Posted on 09 Feb 18:45

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Christine Swartz
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+27 21 422 1037


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