Graphics/ Packaging Designer

Kirby Muxloe – Leicester

We have a new opportunity for a Graphics / Packaging Designer to join our team.

Role & Responsibilities

Your role will need to change and adapt with the needs of the business. Some of your responsivities will be:-

Work closely with the buying team to develop and produce innovative packaging designs.
Working closely with suppliers in the UK and in the Far East
Supporting the social media team with innovative material for social media
Create great ideas through sketching, mock ups, visuals and presentations and convert into manufactural packaging solutions
Product printed graphic mock ups
Create all artwork for all packaging requirements
Liaise with all relevant departments throughout design processes
Create visual merchandising tools including posters, leaflets, sampling packs, packaging, event artwork

Key Skills

A design to print design background is essential
Ideally you will be qualified in Product Design
Strong eye for Packaging and artwork graphic design
Passion for both Innovation and brand development
Excellent communication and organisation skills
Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure

About Us

Established in 1981, Poundstretcher is the UK’s leading variety discount retailer for quality food, toiletries, garden essentials and home-ware brands. With over 450 stores nationwide, Poundstretcher stocks a huge selection of great value products at competitive prices, including kitchenware, bedding, bathroom products, furniture, electric goods, children’s toys and even pet care products within the brands “Pet Hut” section. In 2018 we launched our Bargain Buys brand which is now live in 83 stores across the UK.

Employing over 6000 employees across the UK