Design Lead - Brand / Packaging - Retail / FMCG

Job Title: Design Lead - Brand / Packaging - Retail / FMCG
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-12-19}
Reference: 05749JAS9
Contact Name: Jessica Ashley
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 23, 2019 17:20

Job Description

We’re on the search for a new Design Head with strong FMCG branding and packaging design experience to join this hugely exciting creative agency! We’re working with a top West London based agency who are further developing their design team and looking for a new Lead to join them, and we’re very excited by where they’re headed. This agency boasts top tier clients, creative license and a brilliant team structure, so get in touch if you’re looking for a change! Please include your portfolio along with your CV with your application. 

The experience we need.
  • You’ll have experience as a Design Lead / Design Head having worked with a number of FMCG / retail brands
  • You’ll have a considerable amount of design experience, having earned your stripes in the packaging and branding agency sphere
  • You’ll have a very strong portfolio with fresh, innovative and eye-catching designs, having already worked with some big names in retail
  • You’ll have a well-honed eye for distinctive design as well as a clear commercial head for what works, alongside the clarity to express your visions and the sensitivity to know when to sit back and allow others to articulate their ideas
  • You’ll be responsible for overall art direction of the agency, ensuring that work answers client briefs and encouraging the team to create outstanding design

The role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Design Lead to head up a stellar team of creatives and work at a senior level with some very exciting clients. You’ll work closely with the Executive Creative Director to lead on high profile accounts and be integral to design strategy and the growing of this agency’s offering in terms of brand and packaging. You will lead and motivate the creative team and spend a considerable amount of time developing and growing client accounts, helping to achieve business goals and growth. Some travel (both national and international) will be a part of this role so please keep this in mind when applying.

The company.

This agency have been producing fantastic work for decades. Their client base speaks for itself, and the work they produce shouts even louder. Nothing is done without creativity, strategical thinking and industry know-how. With a fresh new take on design and sustainability, this is a fantastic time to join the agency.

What you’ll get in return.
  • A competitive salary of £50k - £60k
  • 25 days holiday (rising to a maximum of 30 – one extra day a year after 2 full years)
  • Company pension (3%/3%)
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • This agency are owned by an umbrella company which comes with a benefits portal, saving money on gym memberships and many other vouchers and discounts etc.
How to apply.

If this sounds of interest, then please click the apply button right away!

For more info on this or similar roles please give Jess a call.