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Senior Graphic Designer, Beauty (Maternity Cover)

Department:  Beauty
City:  London
Location:  GB

INTRODUCTION

JOB PURPOSE

Burberry requires a highly experienced, skilled and enthusiastic Senior Graphic Designer with a keen interest in the field of print, packaging and product design to join our Beauty team on a Maternity Cover. 

 

This person will work across a broad and varied remit including designing for print, packaging, product, POS and digital media. They will manage and lead a small team of designers and artworkers whilst being the go-to person for all graphic, packaging, product and Burberry Beauty brand related questions.

 

Reporting into the Creative Director of Beauty, this person will need a strong understanding of the Burberry Beauty brand and be able to communicate this both internally and externally to ensure a high standard across all communications and products. 

 

The success of this role will be driven by their ability to collaborate and clearly communicate, lead a team, manage multiple and varied projects at any one time, have an excellent understanding of printing and product development processes as well as the ability to work autonomously in a pressurised and fast-paced environment. 
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and lead a small team of designers and artworkers 
  • Lead and support brand and design across Burberry Beauty streams (POS, Digital, Social, Art Direction)
  • Build and protect the Burberry Beauty brand
  • Understand and help develop Burberry Beauty’s strategy proposition within brand and product
  • Design and develop new makeup or fragrance product lines
  • Design and develop packaging and print collateral
  • Work with licensee on product feasibility
  • Receive, review and approve licensee and third party prototypes
  • Oversee artwork for both in-house and external production
  • Oversee campaign guidelines
  • Make informed technical recommendations to designers, licensee and third party agencies
  • Passing print and / or product off-site

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Will have solid experience in similar or relevant rolls
  • Ideally have experience within the luxury fashion sector
  • Extremely organised with a focus on timely delivery and excellent communication skills
  • Extensive understanding and experience of print and product development processes, from prototyping to industrial production
  • Proactive in identifying issues, exploring and proposing innovative solutions
  • 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 and forward thinking
  • An extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Knowledge in SketchUp or CAD is preferred but not necessary 


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