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Design Director/Packaging

c. £45,000

Are you a Senior/Lead Brand and Packaging Designer looking for your next step up into a Design Director position?...This agency is part of a larger group with a fantastic reputation for delivering strategic brand creation, packaging design, development, artwork and production for some top FMCG and retail brands.

The agency already has an established team who are at the top of their game and currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Design Director to join their team in Manchester.

Job Description:

As Design Director you‘ll report to the Creative Director and support the other Design Directors by helping to create timelines, oversee the design direction and ensuring the deadlines are met across all projects.

You‘ll be the main contact for key accounts, client facing and leading the projects from concept phase through to completion.

The work spans across brand, packaging, retail strategy and POS activation, so we‘re looking for someone with a strong retail and packaging background and an impressive portfolio to demonstrate your experience.

You‘ll Art Direct and mentor others on photoshoots and will have a strong knowledge in print production and photography.

With excellent communication skills you‘ll collaborate with the photography teams across the sites to keep abreast of trends in lighting, propping and food styling to help inspire future projects.

What We‘re Looking For:

You‘ll already be at a senior level and you‘ll excite clients with your passion and enthusiastic approach, selling the concept ideas. You may be a Senior Designer who is ready to step up to a Design Director level, or an already established Design Director looking for a move to a larger agency.

We‘re looking for someone with exceptional agency experience in retail, brand and packaging along with an impressive portfolio to reflect your experience.

This agency is part of a larger group who have grown massively and continue to work with some top retail clients.

To Apply:

If you think this role would suit you, please apply via the link below or call Emma Thomson on 0113 2183550 for a confidential discussion about the position.

We respond to all CVs so you will hear back from us within the next couple of days.

About Us:

The Book is the sister company of Network Marketing and specialises in creative and digital recruitment for agencies and in–house creative studios throughout the UK.

The Book is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation