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Mid Weight Designer

Brand:  SGK
Company:  Schawk UK Ltd (UK105)
Line of Business:  SGK UK
Location: 

London, GB, EC1V 7LQ


SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company. From idea to implementation, we deliver packaging solutions and brand experiences that give brands the freedom to speak louder, scale faster and grow stronger. We simplify marketing and amplify brands to deliver value.  SGK is a Matthews International company. 
 

POSITION SUMMARY

We are SGK, a global agency that focusses on brand experience and packaging design. We are looking for an experienced Middleweight Designer to join the brand solutions team. 

We are currently in an exciting period of growth and are looking for someone who can work closely with our CD and DD. Predominantly working for a leading FMCG brand, focusing on pack design with opportunities to work across our portfolio of pack clients when the need arises. The briefs we work on are varied and solutions are led by the client’s needs. 

 

About You

  • You love good design and make jobs your own. You have a positive mindset and inspire people you work with
  • Experience with Tier 1 and adaptive briefs, ensuring the design is on brand and on brief, but beyond expectations 
  • Experience working in an agency, working closely with the CD, client services, clients and production
  • Experience creating pack concepts, adaptive work, mood boards, POS and presentations 
  • You can communicate your ideas clearly in words and scamps 
  • Good understanding of relevant software and print production
  • Team player, working closely with other team members on and off site
  • Good communication, presenting work to clients and team members, asking questions to make sure you know all you need to know about a project, explaining what you need from others or raising flags when things don’t go as planned. 
  • Be flexible. We work on a large range of projects for our client. Some jobs might stretch your skills while others might not feel like a challenge to you at all. We need you to deliver the best solution on all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We work hybrid with 3 days from home and 2 from the office in London (Angel), with another office in York and a photography and video studio in Leeds. We also regularly work together with our production team in Newcastle and international teams in the US, LATAM, Asia and China. 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create amazing work which delivers on the objectives of the brief
  • Construct clear and convincing presentations for internal and client purposes.
  • When required present work internally and to clients 
  • Support briefing illustrators, artwork and production team inside and outside of SGK to create what is needed

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • 4+ years as a designer
  • Experience working in a creative agency
  • Good conceptual skills
  • Excellent visual design skills and attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of print production
  • Strong visualisation and sketching skills
  • Fluent in Adobe CS

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