Design Manager

Greater London
up to £50K + bonus + benefits
14 Nov 2012
14 Dec 2012
FMCG, Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking to recruit a specialist Packaging Design Manager to work client side with a global FMCG giant on their portfolio of high profile powerbrands.

Core responsibilities for this role include application of packaging design to brand re-launch, NPD/EPD an promotional projects; identifiying trends, evaluating objectives, assessing projects and supporting external agencies and providers on design and implementation; ensure consistent brand perception, control guidelines, manage ongoing design strategy; manage time and costs, safeguard master design creative, manage optimal usage of resources to budget, supervise, audit and direct the design agencies, control design funding.

Minimum requirements:

: design related Masters Degree or equivalent

: significant experience in design/ project management, brand/packaging design strategy working with or in a FMCG/CPG environment

: strong background in packaging design and demonstrated experience in the implementation of brand design guidelines into packaging properties

: understanding of packaging and printing technologies

: management of internal and external cross-functional projects, suppliers and agencies

: project leader spirit that is positive, enthusiastic and dynamic

: proven ability to write clear and concise creative design briefs

: strong problem solving and analytical skills

All CVs must be accompanied by a cover letter highlighting relevant experience and those that do not meet the packaging and design manager key competencies will not be shortlisted.