Senior Graphic Designer

  • London  
    perm  
    dependant on experience  
  • Company
    Meller Designs  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    24 July 2019  
    Posted on
    25 June 2019  

Meller Designs is a creative design company and importers based in London, Bedford and the south coast. We offer a complete design and import service for own label Beauty, Homeware, Textiles and Jewellery for a diverse range well known brands. We work with dynamic businesses to help bring their collections to life, drive sales growth and offer on trend product and packaging design to deliver collections unique to each brand, which stands out from the crowd. We strive to achieve this through research, strategy and inspiring creativity, all delivered through our expert teams.

Within our Homeware department we have a team of product developers who you will work closely with to create great packaging and product design.

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to join the team. The successful applicant will bring design concepts to life and create innovative packaging for our customers.  It is a great opportunity for them to build their creative skills and to work closely with our product developers and customers to create great designs.  

About the role:

  • Working for the Homeware department in the London office.
  • Will be designing mainly Home Fragrance packaging for private label or branded products.
  • Support product development.
  • Creating Mood Boards.
  • Create cutter guides/nets.
  • Produce ‘mock ups’.
  • Provide comparative data of shop reports.

About you:

  • Highly creative with a real vision for designing print and graphics for Homeware packaging with attention to detail.
  • Be passionate about retail, design and consumer trends.
  • Familiarity & understanding of the design process from concept to final product.
  • At least 3 years experience within the design industry as a Graphic Designer.
  • Preferably design experience working for a retailer or retail supplier.
  • Be able to work to a brief ensuring your work reflects the customers brand values and design standards.
  • Good Knowledge of typography/fonts.
  • Be able to draw 2D and 3D Cads in illustrator.
  • Be able to react quickly to any project changes and developments.
  • Be highly motivated and eager to learn.
  • Open to feedback and willing to make changes to your designs.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Qualified with a Degree in Design or related subject.
  • Be highly skilled in using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Capable of working well within a team and building productive relationships.
  • Mac Literate.
  • Experience of producing printed artwork.
  • Knowledge of print design.
  • Time management and multitasking skills.
  • Creativity skills and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Good presentation skills and the confidence to explain and sell ideas to clients and colleagues.

Please note: as part of the application process we require you to submit examples of your portfolio. Please ensure you provide a link or attachment of your portfolio. Unfortunately, applications without a portfolio will not be considered. If you are shortlisted for consideration for the role we will be briefing a small graphics project to check suitability for the role.

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