A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN A HIGHLY DISTINGUISHED BRAND FOCUSSED AGENCY.
Squad Ink is a food and beverage focussed brand and design studio that partners with pioneering entrepreneurs to create sought after product and venue brands. Clients include Archie Rose Distilling Co., The Grounds of Alexandria, Batlow Cider and Regal Rogue Vermouth.
(Located in Potts Point, Sydney)
This is an opportunity for a lead senior designer to make a considerable mark in Squad Ink. The role is primarily focused in brand and packaging design for start-up to medium sized businesses in the premium lifestyle sector.
If immersing oneself in authentic, premium and progressive F&B brands gets you out of bed in the morning, then this is the role for you. A genuine passion for the brands we develop is a mandatory.
> The primary responsibility is to deliver exceptional, progressive creative solutions under the direction of Creative Director Matthew Squadrito.
> The position also involves collaboration and leadership of a mid-weight and junior designer.
> Reports to Matthew Squadrito, Creative Director
> Creative consultation support to Creative Director
> Lead designer on brand Identity and packaging projects. Includes concept development, roll out of designs across product SKUs and developing creative briefs for third party suppliers
> Pre-press and design specification documents to packaging production suppliers
> Developing brand guidelines, templates and style guides
> Interpreting existing brand styles into new designs and concepts
Skills and experience:
> Minimum of 6 years working as a designer in an agency environment with expertise in brand identity and packaging design
> Solid knowledge of the latest Adobe Creative Suite
> Excellent communication (verbal/written) skills. Comfortably present and sell ideas internally and to clients.
> Knowledge of packaging production practices and labelling standards is a bonus but not mandatory
> Ability to work independently and in collaboration with both design team and other third party suppliers
> Good leadership skills and 100% commitment to further developing their craft in brand design
> ATTENTION TO DETAIL
> Ability to work to deadlines is critical
> Efficient and professional with every task undertaken
> Enthusiasm with a drive to go above and beyond to exceptional work
> Shows initiative and accepts responsibility
> Passionate and curious mind to question everything
> Commencement from May 1st
Permanent full time or contract to permanent
Sponsorship to be considered for the right candidate
Applicants with relevant project experience will only be considered