Description

Clicks Group is a retail-led healthcare group which has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1996. Through market-leading retail brands Clicks, GNC, The Body Shop, Claire’s and Musica, the group has over 795 stores across southern Africa. Clicks Group is a leader in the healthcare market where Clicks has the largest retail pharmacy chain with over 473…
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Packaging Designer

Introduction The Clicks Group – One of South Africa’s largest health and beauty retailers is looking for an experienced, Mid weight designer to join their design team. We are looking for a designer who has an exceptional eye for detail, works well under pressure and is a team player.

Job description

  • To interpret, conceptualise and translate all briefing processes to meet design objectives.
  • Develop clear, concise and brand-compliant packaging creative design with a good understanding of print processes and finished art
  • Troubleshoot issues arising with design briefs.
  • Able to do detailed competitor and trend research
  • Able to present finalised ideas and concepts to internal clients.
  • Ensure all work maintain a highstandard and level of quality
  • Maintain brand consistency and Corporate identity in line with relevant marketing strategies by adhering to guidelines.
  • To work closely/collaboratively within own team as well as Traffic, Client Services and the Client to ensure a smooth workflow and delivery of work while ensuring the creative brief is attained.
  • To effectively communicate with Team, Client service & print production to ensure timeous delivery of all artwork
  • To be aware of the status of work in progress at all times to ensure deadlines are met/ manage own timelines
  • To see projects from start to finish including directing 3rd party resources such as illustrators, photographers, printers

Minimum requirements

Education:

  • Design qualification in Graphic Design – Degree or diploma

Experience:

  • 2-3 years of packaging design

Job Knowledge

  • At least 4 years’ packaging design experience
  • Strong conceptual/Design skills and Style
  • Mac Literate as well as Technical knowledge and proficiency of design software essential (Adobe CC: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop).
  • Experience Directing/Overseeing photoshoots, finished artists
  • Excellent working knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator CC
  • Organised and with excellent Attention to detail is essential.
  • Excellent time management, Ability to multitaks and must work well under pressure
  • Good written and verbal Communication Skills
  • Team player
  • Positive, can do attitute
  • Willing to put in the extra effort
  • Working knowledge and understanding of functional dielines
  • Excellent working knowledge of print processes

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Clicks Group on www.linkedin.com to apply