Senior Graphic Designer

Job title : Senior Graphic Designer
Location : Birmingham
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £ details on application
Contact : Tracey Parker
Reference : TP-6342

I am looking for a passionate Senior Graphic Designer with a background in packaging for healthcare or cosmetics, to play a strategic and conceptual role in a thriving agency creative team. You will take ownership over a diverse range of projects including design for packaging, concepts, key visuals, storyboarding for animation, retouching and visualisation, design principles and guidelines. The role is permanent, full-time and based in Birmingham with flexible working. We are not permitted to advertise the salary, however, please be assured it is highly competitive and based on experience.

The Company

Our client is a global brand experience agency with 4 studios located in Europe: London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris. They deliver insight-driven, innovative, and strategic experiences and pack design for both premium and FMCG brands. Their passions lie in the art of using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible. They offer strategic direction and design integrity to give brands global scale, specialising in NPD, packaging design, strategic development and art direction. They are based at impressive offices on the outskirts of Birmingham with parking and amenities available on-site.

The Role

As Senior Graphic Designer, you will join a dedicated account team of 8, part of a wider creative studio team of 30, and work alongside Design Directors, Senior Designers, Midweight Designers and Creative Artworkers. You will take full ownership of a diverse range of projects for healthcare brands and establish clearly defined territories that push the boundaries of the brief. A core part of your role will be the creation of concepts and design for packaging however you will also be responsible for writing and designing presentations decks to present your ideas and key visuals to clients, and then develop the visuals to highly polished designs including any retouching. You will also be involved with mentoring junior members of the team, to inspire them and help them grow.

About You

You have a minimum of 7 years' packaging experience and a portfolio demonstrating your ability to think strategically, create visually strong concepts and produce high-quality designs across a variety of disciplines including packaging, point-of-sale and presentation decks. You are also able to demonstrate wider skills in retouching, storyboards, and the desire and ability to continually grow your skills in new areas. You are a strong communicator and can confidently write content for presentations and present to clients in an engaging way. You consider yourself a strong team player, always helping out with the smallest of tasks and delivering solutions to the highest standard. You have a strong awareness of brands, brand experience, brand ecosystems, and keep up to date with consumer trends and insights. You are highly proficient in the Adobe CC suite, specifically Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.

Get in touch

To apply for this role, please send your cv and portfolio. If you don't have your portfolio to hand, please send your CV in the first instance and we can take it from there!