DESIGN DIRECTOR - PACKAGING - SOHO - £90k package + 15%

England, London
£90000 per annum + Benefits
17 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Darren Rapp
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Packaging, Retail

Design Director - Global FMCG Brand - SOHO - £90k package + 15% Bonus

What a client and what a role! Here at SALT we work with brilliant brands and there is no exception here. We are on the look-out for an exceptional conceptual Design Director with a high level of mastery and entrepreneurial attitude to join a newly established European Design and Innovation team for a global FMCG brand. We are looking for someone with a High calibrate of thinking visually in FMCG package goods. This role will be based in SOHO, Central London.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a global super brand and help develop an ambitious London 'start up' tasked with creating meaningful, authentic and relevant brand experiences across the brands huge portfolio. This has been replicated in NYC, Moscow, China, South America and Australasia.

The work will be fast-paced, and you'll be expected to deliver real business value by seamlessly coordinating your design mastery with agency expertise.

For this particular role, we are looking for a brand led FMCG packaging specialist with Interactive and Experiential design capabilities who is able to connect commercial strategy with creative thinking in order to deliver creative work that changes the game.

They have 3 specialist teams focusing on Branding graphics, 3D structural design and Experiential and brand activation. This role will be covering all those areas so experience within all would be beneficial.

What you will need:

  • Extraordinary design taste with the ability to think strategically and develop impactful brand visions
  • A passion for storytelling and the ability to create surprise, drama and standout at shelf
  • Strong experience within a design driven organisation - either agency or 'client-side'
  • Understanding of brand strategy in relationship to packaging design
  • Experience in art directing photo-shoots
  • An ability to visualise design solutions with a mastery of Adobe Creative Suite software
  • A highly collaborative mindset with the ability to inspire and direct both multi-disciplinary teams and creative partners
  • A solid knowledge of designing and art-working for print

Nice to have:

  • Experience of 3D modeling (Rhino/Keyshot)
  • International experience outside of the UK

What this company can offer:

For this role, they are offering a base salary up to £80,000. In addition to this, they offer a company car (or car allowance of £8,000), a performance related 15% bonus, private healthcare, company pension scheme and a range of flexible benefits.

To apply for the role, please click the 'Apply' button, alternatively please send your CV to or call +44 207 928 2525

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