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Design Director (Brand/Packaging) | Melbourne $130k inc

at iPopulate Recruitment
Location Melbourne, Australia
Date Posted June 24, 2017
Category Creative
Job Type Full-time


Reporting to the ECD, this is a fantastic opportunity to combine your branding, design and packaging experience to grow the visual offering for the Agency’s key Clients.

A core leadership role that demands a strong understanding of strategy and the ability to translate into beautiful design, you will be responsible for concept development for current product, NPD and as well as brand/print collateral.

An eye for detail, love of design trends and strong communication skills are required to lead the Agency’s designers and studio output.

A minimum of 10 years experience with an established portfolio that demonstrates design/packaging as a central role to the commercial success of a brand is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design strategy and high quality execution of designs for product, NPD, branding and print collateral
  • Responsible for inspiring creativity and fostering new concepts that expand on the Client’s brand vision
  • Manages the graphic design team and studio output
  • Continually looks for opportunities to develop design & studio team members
  • Responsible for proof of concept work by design team
  • Manages the design schedule to ensure timely completion of designs and design package deadlines as well as other collateral

Skills and Experience:

  • 10+ years of related or similar experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • High level of Proficiency in In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Experience in creation of design packages and execution of product designs
  • Experience in research and analysis and design cycles
  • Excellent communications skills, including the ability to present concepts to internal teams and Clients in a persuasive manner
  • Strong and experienced in leadership.

To open a confidential discussion or apply for the position, please send your folio and covering introduction to

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