Jr Designer

Date: 24 Mar 2024

Location: York, GB, YO31 8TA

Company: Matthews International

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. 


We are looking for a Junior designer to join our team in York. The ideal candidate will have some professional design experience looking to take the next step in their career as part of a successful, varied agency environment.


The team has a focus on Packaging, Point of Sale, digital and consumer experience campaigns. With clients including Nestlé, Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s, Pladis, Kimberly-Clark and Colgate-Palmolive, there is the opportunity to work across a varied mix of high-profile brands, and the range of projects means no two days are ever the same. 


The successful candidate will have a passion for creative design with a keen eye for detail and enthusiasm to work as part of a fast-moving environment. You must have good knowledge of design software including Photoshop and Illustrator and be able to respond to a brief with a range of creative ideas supported by clear thinking and a high standard of finish.



• Understanding creative design briefs from clients and senior team members

• Work on projects from concept phase through successful completion.

• Develops and implements visual elements or creative concepts for project deliverables.

• Translates existing and emerging concepts into actual brand and/or product designs.  

• Work collaboratively with other team members on larger creative projects

• Talk about ideas during creative meetings with clear rational.


  • Fluent in the use of relevant design software for your projects (Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Keynote, Powerpoint etc)
  • Good communication and teamworking skills 
  • A good understanding of typography, illustration, logo design, communication hierarchy, colour etc.




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At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.