14 February 2023

Sr Designer



Do you crave a creative environment where unconventional thinking is actively encouraged? Are you willing to take risks and champion new ideas? We’re looking for a senior packaging designer to lead the design process and bring our clients’ product vision to life, creating layouts and illustrations for a wide range of food packaging products. If you’re keen to advance your creative expertise as part of a passionate, dynamic team, this could be the role for you.  


You’ll be: 

  • Leading the design process, including developing realistic sketches, creating mood boards and mock-ups. 
  • Responsible for selecting materials and producing finish reference charts that meet market and physical specifications. 
  • Designing and delivering functional branding by creating layouts and illustrations for a wide range of food packaging products. 
  • Gathering insight to inform design objectives, including understanding key consumer groups and their behavior patterns. 
  • Collaborating and working closely with our project teams and key stakeholders to direct a project to brand vision. 
  • Delivering illustrations, photo manipulations, and typography using digital illustration, photo editing software, and layout software to create designs. 
  • Bringing our clients’ product vision to life by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping, and showcasing mock-ups for a wide range of packaging products. 
  • Highly attentive to detail, ensuring our high-quality standards for creative design deliverables are met and reviewing designs for accuracy before printing or publishing. 
  • Identifying design problems/flaws and implementing practical creative solutions that meet client specifications. 
  • Willing to take risks, champion new ideas and present creative concepts to clients. 
  • Optimizing designs for different materials and print specifications. 
  • Preparing and directing photography and art takes. 


  • Leads design project from concept phase through successful completion.
  • Develops and implements visual elements or creative concepts for project deliverables.
  • Translates existing and emerging concepts into actual brand and/or product designs.
  • Integrates images, text, motion, etc. with a great sense of aesthetics, while executing against the brand/product vision or brief.
  • Acts as a liaison amongst production department to ensure results meet project specifications.
  • Develops working relationships with clients to fully understand requirements and expectations.
  • Leads project meetings to understand concept, timelines, objectives and specifications.
  • Communicates project deliverables across design team and production department.
  • Presents ideas, research and trends during creative meetings with both internal teams and external clients.
  • Works with creative teams to direct photoshoots for design projects.
  • Oversees project deadlines to ensure they are met consistently.
  • Ensures projects are on track to be completed on time and within budget.
  • Creates presentations, moodboards and proposals based upon project scope.
  • Advises the design team with technical problem solving in the development of design elements and layouts.
  • Recommends improvements in creative design concept, tools, processes and/or assigned tasks to management.
  • Conducts market research to stay up-to-date on market trends and new design developments.
  • Advises Designers and Jr Designers throughout project deliverables.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, Design, Advertising, Marketing or related field
  • Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred
  • 6+ years of previous design experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • Proficient with design software (Adobe Creative Suite, QuarkXpress, etc.); ability to provide professional portfolio upon request
  • High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting


  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit;; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

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If you feel like you would be a good fit for our team then please apply online.