My client, one of New Zealand's leading brand agencies, is on the hunt for a super talented senior designer to add to their growing team. This candidate will be required to lead brand and packaging design projects. They will report to the Creative Director but will be expected to take a lot of responsibility for the job management and its creative outputs.
They will be a conscientious self-starter and have plenty of experience in an agency environment working across diverse brands, from food and beverage to the service and manufacture sectors. They will have a fresh eye and create outstanding design.
The new graphic designer will be key to assisting the company in moving forwards in 2018, so energy and innovative thinking will be the main focus for the person joining the team. Creative excellence and speed at delivery are required.
The candidate needs to be as much a doer as big-picture thinker and talented craft designer – a nice balance of both would be ideal. The successful candidate will be mature, experienced, may be awarded in their career, that sees themselves working in a small, creative, hands-on team.
This is the perfect role for a talented intermediate looking to step up or a passionate senior keen to excel in their craft and work on award-winning projects.
• Min 8 + years
• Design agency experience required
• Pushing design boundaries
• Strong conceptual ability
• Big brand identity & craft design nous
• Able to confidently communicate and present to clients
• Fast and deadline driven
• Typography skills
• Managing a diverse range of projects simultaneously
• On the tools experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
• FMCG packaging experience
• Publication and layout skills
• Technically strong
• Writing and vocal presentation skills
Tertiary qualification preferred
Personality & Culture Fit:
• Good communicator
• Humble (the team is too small for a ‘big ego’)
• A passion for branding and design
• Highly organised, ability to multi-task
• Proactive, keen to excel in quality design
• Fun to have around
• Career development
• CD support
• Central Location with street parking
Let Penny and The Pond agents help you realise your market value and future career potential. Apply today, or get in touch for more information.
Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.
Isn't the whole point of this article to parody exactly that? I.e. the idea that many in the industry don't know what they're doing, which leads to all the flashy/fishy practices described in the article?
Not wanted in that agency were you? Cheer up.
Awful. Badly written, terribly made, no idea. I have no idea why you would PR this level of work.
Agency Wnk. The cold hard experience of being agencyside provides an understanding that most staffers even C level ad-types have no clue what they're doing.
It's good that. …and then there's the D.I.Y. client - who'll cobble it together with a host of bit players from social media mavens to content creators with iPhone Xs (seriously, I listened to a client bang on recently about ...
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