Packaging Designer

30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
11 Sep 2019
09 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

We are looking for a creative and talented Technical Designer to be responsible for carrying all of the technical design and innovation throughout the business. You will take charge of the technical design for client projects including, but not limited to, corrugated packaging, packaging process, pack area layout, packing benches, packaging materials, and illustrative work for marketing.

You will ensure that all projects are completed in a timely manner with clear time-related research and development projects, meeting with clients and other designers and exchanging ideas, as well as providing CAD design for any proposal presentations for the sales team. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills in CAD design with a rapidly growing and dynamic company.

The key responsibilities of a Technical Designer include, but are not limited to:

- Taking charge of the technical design of client projects in all aspects of design
- Operating as a designer and CAD technician, producing finished customer samples, 3D visuals, artwork proofs and presentations
- Meeting with clients and other designers and exchanging ideas
- Supporting external sales team when required on projects/layouts/innovations, listening to the customer's needs and be able to communicate in a professional and coherent manner
- Keeping up to date with the latest marketing programs i.e. Adobe Suite, SketchUp, Photoshop, KaseMake etc.
- Ensuring deadlines are met; reporting KPI'S weekly back to the Marketing Director; and tracking record of cost-saving projects

Any Other Duties As Required From You

The Company

Our client is an extremely well-established business that specialises in the design and supply of smart packaging materials for fulfilment operations across Europe. The company's core business is within the corrugated board and consumables, aiming to supply an all in one solution to the end user.

We understand packaging and we make no secret of it. With over 20 years of consistent, quality design and supply to organisations throughout Europe we work with our fulfilment clients to reduce packaging costs, reduce packaging waste and increase packaging process speed. In an ever-evolving marketplace we'll really ensure that you're loads smarter. From products to people to process to price, you've found safe hands.

The Person

The key skills and qualities of a Technical Designer:

Degree educated in a design-related degree, with proven experience working with CAD design and technical design, ideally within packaging

Experience/knowledge of the following: Adobe Suite; SketchUp; PhotoShop; and KaseMake

Excellent technical and creative skills, able to solve complex design problems and come up with innovative solutions

Good communication and interpersonal skills, able to work independently or as part of a team in a time-pressurised environment

SER LTD are acting as the Recruitment Agency for this role

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