Senior 2D/3D Designer

Would you like to join a fast growing (150+ staff), exceptionally brilliant global company in our lovely seaside office?

Are you a creative, innovative and experienced Designer with a 3D and 2D skillset who loves working with and has a passion for consumer products?

We want you to join a talented creative team and become a part of our journey. Want to know how? Just read on!

Who are we?

Paladone is a wholesale giftware company with offices across the globe. Our mission is to create the best gift products and deliver them to our customers with an unrivalled customer focussed service.

The opportunity

You will be responsible for all areas of design required as part of a product’s development, from initial concept visuals through to 3D model creation, product artwork used to brief suppliers and the design of the packaging used to house our products. Uniquely for this role, advanced 2D artwork skills will be supported by strong 3D skills and knowledge, along with experience in designing products with commerciality, function, and brand compliance in mind.

You will have the opportunity to utilise the combination of your 3D & 2D skillset to take ownership of the design process from original ideation and concept visuals, through to final factory-ready artwork.

In addition, you will assist the team in managing day-to-day workloads by tracking tasks and capacity and delegating resources as required, as well as provide art direction and mentoring to other designers across the wider creative team.

Do you have a great eye for design and a passion for our brands?

What we need you to bring to the team

  • 3 years + design experience in similar role, working within pop-culture, gift, home, or tech is ideal.
  • Creative and innovative mindset.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Adobe suite: Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
  • Highly skilled using 3D software such as SolidWorks and KeyShot, with ZBrush/Blender knowledge.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to produce style guides and cutter guides and an inherent understanding of branding and visual identity.
  • Ability to multitask on many projects at a time.
  • Confident presenting and rationalising ideas

What we will offer in return

  • 22 days holiday per annum. (Rising each year by 1 day up to 26 days)
  • Flexible working hours. (Flexible start and finish times between 07:30 and 6:00pm.)
  • WPA NHS Top Up plan (cashback on medical treatment/services).
  • Social events: Christmas parties / sports days, departmental celebrations.
  • 35% staff discount.
  • Annual sample sale.
  • 4-week bus ticket for Brighton & Hove routes. (For your 1st four weeks)
  • Wide range of vouchers and discounts for various retailers.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Free weekly fruit deliveries.
  • A creative & friendly working environment!
  • Chance to work with many exciting mainstream brands such as Disney, Harry Potter, Warner Bros, DC Comics and many more!

What’s next?

If you are ready to join the Paladone team then click apply and submit your CV, covering letter and design portfolio. We aim to respond to all applicants within 5 working days.

Before you go…

Career development

If you are looking for career development then this role is a great place to start to learn our processes, services, and clients. We love to upskill and promote our staff, training and development starts on day one and continues throughout your journey at Paladone.

What’s it like to work at Paladone?

The office atmosphere is fast paced but fun - we are all grown-ups here & do what’s needed to deliver the exceptional. 

89% of our staff would recommend us an employer (according to Glassdoor) and our Glassdoor rating is 4.0 (the UK average is 3.9/5.0)

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