Studio / Design Manager, Food Packaging Solutions - Bedfordshire
Globally established Food Packaging solutions provider, seeks an accomplished Technical Design Manager to lead and mentor a small team of packaging designers, as they continue to expand their market presence in the FMCG / Food arena.
As a Technical Design / Studio Manager, you will possess extensive corrugated & carton board 3D construction experience, with an impressive breadth of skillset operating in a creative leadership role across the Packaging arena. Ideally you will have Food & FMCG sector exposure and a developed flair for innovative / creative design, alongside intelligent structural packaging evolution.
You will be equally effective at the Client interface, leading a diversely skilled creative & technical team, whilst making a strong personal contribution to the Creative, Constructional & cost-effective Design output of an array of Retail ready packaging and carton solutions. You will develop strong relationships with Customers, assessing technical issues and delivering a variable & volume centric array of Client demands & projects, leading & driving a first class and value added service, through a comprehensive understanding of the Company's current product range and offering expanded technical liaison & support to Customers across an existing portfolio and importantly, bringing an innovative array of new products to market.
Creatively orientated, you must have exemplary 3D constructional expertise, ideally proficient with Artios CAD, creating and working with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat), plus any additional design package experience will be positively considered. You will be accustomed to working in a multi-faceted role liaising with Clients, internal management & suppliers, ensuring effective communication and clear understanding when managing Client’s briefs & expectations.
As a valued member of this organisations onward investment, supported in achieving both the Business’ and your own personal development aspirations, working closely In an extremely rewarding and supportive team, full of innovative and creatively likeminded individuals, where the opportunity to progress your career is limited only by your ability & aspirations.