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Senior Packaging Designer

Senior Packaging Designer

Job Title: Senior Packaging Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Industry:
Salary: competitive salary plus bonus and bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: GF5925
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email: gemmaf@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: September 23, 2021 12:59

Job Description

Senior Packaging Designer
Permanent
Malmesbury

Our innovative R&D client based in Wiltshire are looking for a creative designer / graphic designer with experience of designing outer packaging for their wonderful array of products. This sits in the NPI side of their business designing / creating luxury packaging.

About the role
We are looking for a talented, hands on Packaging Designer. You will be based at our UK campus working within the Global Design and Product Experience team. You will have the opportunity to work on our entire product portfolio across all categories. You are passionate about packaging and the out of box experience; able to look beyond legacy and challenge the expected packaging execution in order to innovate and elevate the design intent.

Define the look and feel of our packaging. Willing to challenge assumptions and bring the ability to adapt or generate imaginative and innovative ideas to the unique problems associated in achieving ‘best-in-class’ packaging & out of box experiences

Bring your ideas and designs to life utilising digital and physical tools (sketching, renderings and 3D mock-ups)

Research and explore new materials and processes to enhance the design and environmental credentials of our packaging

Champion sustainability within packaging; bring innovative ideas to improve the environmental impact of our packaging

Collaborate closely with our global network of designers and engineers to ensure the design vision is realised into production

About you
A degree in Industrial/Product Design, Packaging Design, or equivalent

Hands-on industry design experience. Experiences from many different packaging industries (FMCG, consumer electronics etc.) are welcome

Strong product focussed design skills - layout, graphics, sketching, prototyping along with problem solving and analytical skills

Highly skilled in 2D and 3D packaging design software (Kasemake, ArtiosCAD, NX, Solidworks, Adobe Creative Suite etc.)

Experienced in rendering software (Keyshot, VRed etc.)

Confident communicator with the ability to clearly present ideas both verbally and visually

A good understanding of a wide range of packaging manufacturing technologies and material

Assertive and diplomatic - a great collaborator and receptive of constructive criticism

Competitive salary and great benefits package

To apply please send an MS Word formatted version of your CV over for our review and consideration.