Job Title: Packaging & Gifting Designer

Salary: Competitive

Location: Edinburgh

Reference: J3551

Contact: Chloe Thompson

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: Packaging, Production/Technical, Scotland

We have a fantastic opportunity for a packaging & gifting designer with a distinct passion for the industry to join a creative company made up of thinkers and doers. This company has earned an excellent reputation for quality, service and creativity.

Your role will be to work alongside some top brands and be responsible for the following in order to design their product packaging and gifting products:

o Interpret creative briefs from customers to develop creative, trend-forward solutions.

o Adapt designs within the product line, following and maintaining existing brand and style guidelines.

o Create renderings of packaging concepts for customer presentations.

o Accurately prepare and pre-flight final artwork files to submit to printers and certify that files contain all required elements.

o Create final packaging art files for printing purposes and certify that files meet printing specs.

o Maintain a clear organisation of ongoing projects involving a multitude of components and revisions in a fast-paced environment.

With strong technical packaging and gifting design experience, you will have a comprehensive knowledge of concept development, design and all phases of production. We are looking for candidates who have previous experience with visual identity, branding guidelines, compliance, and design systems for packaging. Technical aptitude with the ability to prepare, package, and pre-flight files for production purposes and proven experience proofreading artwork mechanics and printer’s proofs will also be key to this role, as will strong layout skills and design sensibilities with solid understanding of typography, layout and brand identity principles.

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