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Packaging Graphic Designer: Retail

Remuneration:negotiable cost-to-company 
Benefits:Within the cost to company package
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Type:Permanent
Reference:#Chris2161
Company:VGP Recruitment


We have an exciting job opportunity for a talented, mid-weight Packaging 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 meet the creative deliverables and objectives
  • Meticulous attention to detail & ability to problem solve in a retail environment
  • Presenting concepts - when required to
  • Excellent understanding of the mechanics of packaging work that goes to repro
  • Staying abreast of design trends
  • Researching product trends and competitor product offering to adapt current promotional creative
  • 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 the latest Adobe Creative Suite
  • A conceptual packaging design portfolio showcasing creative flair and work experience
  • Strong Photoshop ability - beneficial
  • Deadline driven
  • Illustrative ability - advantageous
  • Organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Working knowledge of print processes, finished art and repro skills
  • A team player.

Please submit a relevant portfolio/link 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 01 Dec 04:34, Closing date 30 Jan

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Christine Swartz
christine@vgp.co.za
+27 21 422 1037

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