This role is for someone who is passionate about design and illustration and able to deliver to a high standard quality within time constraints.
It will involve product packaging and concept design and illustration, working alongside an NPD division.
Gaining knowledge of appropriate styles to suit each customers requirements
Ability to work to critical paths and deadlines
Analysing a brief's speciation and the text to be illustrated, as well as researching each project, thoroughly and explaining ideas.
Thinking imaginatively and creatively to produce new ideas
Creating images and designs by using the traditional hand skills of drawing and painting, alongside other techniques, such as photography to meet design briefs
Using computer-aided design (CAD) packages to scan images and change size, colours and other elements, using the Adobe Suite
Providing roughs for approval
Redesigning a brief through further consultation with the sales team to include new ideas or text as appropriate
Working within a set timescale, often to tight deadlines
Researching appropriate comp shop and show reports to ensure the business is taking the right approach to illustration when it comes to newness
Working to a commercial brief which will be fit for purpose adjusting the mood and style of images accordingly to the customer.