Brand Designer Part-time or Freelance

  • Auckland
  • Competitive based on experience

We’re after a graphic designer who thinks outside the square. That doesn’t mean you can’t design to a good brief, but that you’ll push yourself naturally to think how you could answer the brief better and in keeping with this aspirational, edgy, Kiwi food brand that continues to push boundaries.

Working in-house means you’ll be privy to the dreams of the owners and the growth plans already in place. Yes there will be straightforward production briefs, but as part of this fun and supportive team, you’ll have the opportunity to influence how that growth happens both visually and strategically.

You’ll have a minimum of 2 years working in a design agency and your portfolio will clearly show your ability to collaborate to not only develop original ‘look and feel’, but also be able to come up with the core idea that the design stems from. If it’s not currently in your portfolio due to lack of opportunity, then you must have other examples that shows your design thinking. Your love of type and our NZ culture will stand out for us. Being able to verbalise the strategy and thinking behind the ideas and outputs will be important.

We haven’t specified the level we’re looking for apart from the minimum because we’re open to everyone and if there’s a quirkiness or edginess you like to exhibit, we’re open to that too. In fact a designer who has to have everything lined up and perfectly symmetrical may not flourish here.

The commitment we’re looking for is to work three days a week on a permanent basis. You may also be a freelancer who wants committed hours and there is flexibility as to how those hours are spread out. However you would need to spend time both at this FMCG manufacturer’s headquarters in West Auckland and alongside their creative agencies. You need to be in the mix of things to be able to contribute in a meaningful way.

If you have the attitude we’re after, the ability to self motivate and manage your time and the personality that will bring others along with your thinking, apply now with your CV. You will then receive an email that will allow you to include your portfolio or link. For questions or a confidential chat, call Jo Bayley on 021 972 054.

Please note this role is only open to those living in New Zealand and legally permitted to apply for permanent roles.

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