Design Assistance

A1 People
London (Central), London (Greater)
25 Feb 2018
25 Mar 2018
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Branding, Graphics, Other, Print, Retail

Position: Design Assistant

Location: London

Salary: 18-20k

Ref: 1567-3662

Our client based in London are looking for a packaging Assistant to join the studio team on maternity cover basis starting Feb but then for most of the year.

To organize and run the proofing meetings for company brochure

To assemble and supply customer samples and images

To manage the sampling workload and prioritize and organize resource accordingly.

Using the QAD system to check stock levels and order both finished goods and packaging components required to fulfill role.

To organize and maintain the storage facilities (development room) required to hold and organize stock and materials

General internal office admin required for the role.

To confirm deadlines for samples and images

To challenge unrealistic deadlines and requests

To escalate to the line manager any consistent breakdowns in the process, highlighting the individuals and departments involved

Good communicator at all levels

Ideally up to 2 Years’ experience in similar role ideally within Print industry / Design environment, working with 3D  packaging concepts in carton board.

Computer Literacy

Numerate and Literate with good handwriting and language skills

Illustrator / CAD experience.

Conversant Microsoft Office Software.

Good team Player also able to work on their own initiative with an eye for detail.

Focused on right first time, quality and accuracy.

Ability to manage own time in order to successfully complete all role requirements to an agreed timescale

Ability to work under pressure and to prioritize workloads at short notice

Shows initiative and uses a common sense approach to resolving issues and discrepancies


An understanding of product development is preferred but not essential

Experience in CAD software such as Artios, Impact, Kasemake

3D Structural mind set

Attention to detail

Comfortable and cautious using scaples, blades, glue gun ect.

Keeness to learn and understand packaging and structural design

Creative mindset and keen to bring packaging ideas to the table

Please make sure that your full address and details are included in your application for this role. 

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