This job is no longer available.
You can view related vacancies or set-up an email alert notification when similar jobs are added to the website using the buttons below.

Search live jobs
26th Aug

Design Director

— Global Packaging Agency

Location:
Bristol
Type:
Salary:
Up to £60k DOE
  • Gain global experience.
  • Work with internationally acclaimed brands.
  • Play a key role in growing the agency in Europe.

We’re currently on the lookout for a Design Director to join an established packaging agency who are building out their UK offices in Bristol. We’re looking for a packaging design specialist who needs to be strategic, conceptual and know packaging, branding and identity like the back of your hand.

What you’ll be doing

Joining their new Bristol office you’ll work with other designers (including a remote team) to produce eye-catching consumer packaging for a range of globally recognised FMCG brands. As for products, you’ll work across food, beverages and personal care. 

As Design Director you’ll work closely with the Creative Director to lead the creative team by overseeing projects and getting involved in the full design process; utilising your craftmanship teamed with your deep understanding of the packaging industry as a whole. You’ll create concepts for a range of big names and take your ideas through to highly polished designs that push the boundaries of contemporary packaging. The agency is well-established in the US so you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with the global offices remotely on a regular basis.

You'll be a head figure who'll be representing the agency by presenting well considered solutions to client briefs, so it goes without saying you're an articulate communicator with the ability to not only inspire the team, but their global client base too.

What experience you’ll need to apply

  • Extensive experience within the FMCG/Packaging industry, some of which in a similar or Senior role.
  • An outstanding portfolio of commercial Packaging designs (Ideally food/beverage/homecare).
  • The portfolio should also highlight your process/rationale. 
  • Strong typographical skills.
  • Be flexible in your approach to design.
  • An articulate pitcher and presenter.
  • Confident managing projects end-to-end without guidance.
  • Able to collaborate creatively, working with remote teams.
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite/CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)  

What you’ll get in return for your experience  

Joining the agency you’ll work with a truly international client base and be an important part of helping to grow their European presence. This is a great opportunity to build a long-term relationship with an agency that is going from strength to strength. A competitive salary is also up for grabs and summer hours that include an early Friday finish.

What's next?

Sound good? Apply today with your CV and portfolio and we can discuss in more detail.

Search live jobs
 

This job has now been filled but you may be interested in:

  • 14th May

    Designer / Animator

    — Purpose Driven Agency

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    Upto £28k
    Join a purpose driven team passionate about sustainability and a greener future. Design and animate for a wide variety of creative challenges. Enjoy a great working culture and flexibility.  We’re looking for a multidisciplinary Designer with animation skills to join a purpose driven agency team in Bristol.   What you’ll be doing You’ll be joining a small but growing agency with big ambitions. You’ll work alongside one other designer and be responsible for creating graphics, campaigns and storytelling animations for purpose driven brands.  Naturally you’ll be highly experienced in the Adobe Creative Suite and have a good grasp on brand, social media creative and animated / video content. Being part of a small team means being adaptable and open minded, you’ll wear a few hats and respond to a wide variety of creative briefs.  Due to the nature of the work you’ll need a deep passion for sustainability and a desire to get under the skin of brands that have social and environmental goals, whether they're already making a difference or looking to do better. You’ll come with a knowledge of sustainability yourself but always be looking to learn more and broaden your own horizons in and outside of work. This is a dream role in so many ways!  What you’ll need to be considered A designer capable of creating graphic communications and animation / motion graphics.  Experience in the Adobe Creative Suite and animation / video editing software. A big passion for the environment and creating a more sustainable future evidenced by your actions, hobbies and interests.  A creative and conceptual mindset, able to truly understand a problem and how to communicate purpose through creativity. Able to work remotely for now and eventually in central Bristol. Curious and always eager to learn. What you’ll get in return for your experience You’ll join an inclusive and purpose driven team with great prospects as the agency grows.  What’s next If you’re interested please apply with an up to date CV and portfolio to be considered. 
  • 14th May

    UX Lead

    — Top Bristol Agency

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    Circa £65k
    Join a thriving digital agency with a robust client base. Carve out your own UX function and grow a team. Be part of a tight senior team with shared ambition. We’re looking for a UX lead to join a top Bristol agency. This role will sit amongst a growing digital team and help build out a UX function in line with the agency’s ambitious digital strategy. What you’ll be doing The agency has a rich history of creating meaningful and purpose driven creative for its clients and over the years their offering has become increasingly digital, crucial to their next phase of growth is a senior UX hire. With 20 years in the business, a strong and motivated senior team it’s a great time to join. A robust client base means they’re in good footing and have a strong pipeline of digital work. The agency is already delivering on UX projects and has capability both within the design team and at a senior level amongst the directors but this role will be a dedicated resource and focus on growing the internal capability further. For this we need someone with experience of delivering UX in an agency or client led environment; you’ll need to understand the delivery and cadence of agency work and how to implement UX solutions fit for purpose, budget and scope, matching varying client needs. As a natural leader and manager, you’ll work well with a team and your experience will guide you on who to use on what project and when you might need to get hands on yourself. You’ll know how to get the most out of your people and how to coach and guide others. This role would suit a hands-on leader with a well-rounded skillset in UX. They have fantastic creative skills in-house so it’ll be important you bring experience that can add value to discovery work, research and experience design. From day one there will be opportunities to grow the team, and quite quickly they can see 2 midweights being needed in addition. What experience you'll need to apply Agency experience or experience of working within a business with multiple and varying client needs. A UX practitioner with skills in discovery and UX design. Previous leadership or management experience and the ambition to grow a team / function. Experience of delivering digital solutions to enterprise clients. Passionate about your craft, involved in the wider UX community. What you’ll get in return for your experience This is a great opportunity for an experienced UXer to join a team and carve out their own function amongst an already successful business. You’ll receive a competitive salary, a mature and progressive culture to call home and the influence to make a difference. What’s next? If you’re interested please apply with an up to date CV and portfolio to be considered.  
  • 4th May

    Senior UX/UI Designer

    — 3 Months Initial - Remote Working

    Location:
    Remote + Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £400 p/day
    Senior UX/UI Designer. Remote Working - B2B Project. Up to £400 p/day. 3-month initial contract opportunity, for a UX/UI Designer to work on an exciting B2B project - in the luxury brands industry. What you'll be doing Working for a niche company, based between your home office and their global offices - fully remote working initially moving to occasional meetings onsite. What experience you'll need to apply for this role UX Designer (Expert). UI Design (Expert). User Research (Advanced). JavaScript/React/TypeScript (Desirable). B2B (Essential). What you'll get in return for your experience The daily rate is up to £400 p/day, however, all quotes from suitable candidates will be considered. What's next? Please apply with your most up-to-date CV/portfolio and I will be in touch to discuss further.