Design and Product Development Assistant

The Sales Company
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is thriving and successful supplier of branded housewares and childrens licensed products products who supply many of the UK’s leading high street and specialists retailers .

They now have an exciting opportunity for a pro-active and talented design and product development assistant to join their marketing team.

You will be responsible for :

  • Designing and producing artwork for product ranges with guidance from the product development team - including researching trends / materials / colour palettes, brainstorming products ideas, comp shopping and competitor monitoring and general design admin tasks.

  • You will demonstrate the ability to make design decisions for ranges based on shape and functionality, design and colour

  • Prepare product briefs for suppliers and communicate sample comments back to factories

  • Liaise with key suppliers on designated product ranges

  • Develop key skills and gain product development experience on relevant product ranges.

  • Develop communication skills in order to manage key suppliers and internal contacts.

  • Packaging design and artwork

  • Promotional layout designs and artwork

  • Preparing mock ups for customer selections

  • Product photography for approvals/presentations/websites/catalogues

  • Work on catalogue design, layout and approvals

The ideal candidate will be proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign, also possible 3D programmes for 3D product design. You will have a Design ,marketing or product marketing degree or similar with experience in product design (and then packaging/catalogue/web layouts).

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with this proactive and successful company that can offer excellent career development.