Packaging Designer


  • Osterley  
    London, United Kingdom
  • Company
    Sky UK  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    23 July 2023  
    Posted on
    23 May 2023  

The Group Product Design team at Sky spends every day creating brilliant customer products and services across the Group Product portfolio. As well as transforming the OTT experience across Europe, evolving the Sky Q set-top box interface, and continuing to develop our market-leading digital News and Sports products, we have bold and revolutionizing plans for the future. A team of brilliant design specialists working across multiple platforms – we’re shaping the way customers enjoy Sky’s products and services.

The perks:

As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from either a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation) or a NOWTV premium package, an excellent pension scheme, private health care and a share save scheme. There’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.


This role of Packaging Designer: Group Sky, is the execution of design work across multiple projects and focuses on:

  • Support the Group Industrial Design Director and Lead Industrial Design Manager in shaping the packaging designs, on-product graphics and instructional guides for Sky hardware products, ensuring alignment with wider product and brand strategies and constantly striving for excellence
  • Manage compliance information on product and on packaging
  • Assess product, user research and design requirements
  • Analyse and develop best practices
  • Develop, test & refine prototypes
  • Show an understanding of product range design, building harmony, consistency and clear purpose across multiple products and functionalities


  • Help drive our creative culture by being a highly visible advocate for all things packaging design
  • Work closely with the wider design team to ensure visibility and provide input into group design critiques
  • Champion excellent design, communication, and organization skills as well as the ability to work across teams

Relationship & Network building:

  • Work with stakeholder groups, suppliers, and manufacturers both within and outside the Group Product team
  • Advocate the value of User Centred Design practices with stakeholders across the business
  • Bring strong communication and collaboration skills and the ability to work across teams
  • Pair effectively with mechanical engineers to help efficiently build designs to the quality and high standards our customers expect

For the role, we are looking for you to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • 3+ years of experience at a packaging firm /agency, design studio, or brand side creative/packaging team
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating breadth and creativity in packaging design, including versatility with prototyping tools and methods.
  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • A proactive, self-driven individual that has an equally strong team ethos
  • Proficient with the latest rendering and graphics tools and applications (CAD, Solidworks, Keyshot, Adobe Creative Suite or similar)
  • Experience of designing packaging and/or instructional guides for consumer electronics
  • Experience of designing sustainable packaging

The Rewards:

There’s a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband

Where you'll work:

Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to support you as much as we can with the option to start and finish earlier or later depending on your needs.

We already have excellent hybrid work system in place. And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.