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Graphic Designer - Beauty

Department:  WHOLESALE, FRANCHISE & LICENSING
City:  London
Location:  GB

INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

Burberry requires an experienced, skilled and enthusiastic graphic designer with a keen interest in the field of print and packaging media. 

This person will work across a broad and varied remit for Burberry Beauty including bespoke packaging briefs, print collateral, event and experience design as well as assisting on technical artworks and guidelines for global campaigns where creativity, consistency and quality are key. 

The designer will work from researching concepts through to design and technical detailing for internal review as well as overseeing external production. 

Reporting into the Senior Designer, this role will require a close working relationship with both the Creative Media Department’s Beauty team to interpret and implement the Burberry Beauty design vision.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working as part of the Beauty team researching and developing concepts across multiple projects, creating bodies of work for internal and external approvals and creative discussion
  • Partner with parallel teams in-house for project input from graphics, digital and art direction and architecture
  • Liaise directly with graphic designers and art directors
  • Make informed technical recommendations to designers and art directors
  • Create guideline documents for advertising campaigns and wider projects
  • Be involved in the communication of projects to licensee and third party agencies
  • Liaise with print management companies and printers
  • Pass print jobs on press
  • Regular presentation of creative concepts internally and externally

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Ideally have experience within the luxury and/or beauty/fashion sector
  • Extremely organised with a focus on timely delivery and excellent communication skills
  • Great understanding and experience of print and packaging processes, including prototyping and production
  • An understanding of colour processes
  • Proactive in identifying issues, exploring and proposing innovative solutions
  • Be well informed and aware of current fashion and trends, always bringing fresh ideas
  • Be self-motivated and highly organised to deliver consistently against agreed deadlines
  • Will have the ability to prioritise and multi-task in a pressurised and fast paced environment, with strong attention to detail and perfectionist attitude
  • Self-motivated, positive can-do attitude and forward thinking
  • An extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Demonstrate the Burberry behaviors:
    • Be accountable and responsive
    • Put our customers first
    • Be bold and open to new ideas
    • Be one team


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