Design Assistant (Packaging)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 20/06/2019


Design Assistant (Packaging)

Welwyn Garden City

About the role

You will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of Brand and Commercially aligned packaging design, from concept through to delivery. I am seen an emerging knowledge expert for design.

You will be responsible for

Working in partnership with Design Management, I will help drive the design end-to-end design process for packaging projects, ensuring that the process is followed at all times. I will work closely with internal stakeholders and design agencies to ensure that all projects are on brief, on budget and on time.

• Develop project plans and budgets for approval with Design Management (escalating risk as required)
• Collaborate cross functionally to deliver project objectives
• Work closely with our design agency partners to understand design strategy and bring that to life within the project
• Ensure projects follow Tesco design process and Milestone process
• Collaborate with Tesco print experts to ensure design can be reproduced across all substrates
• Attend photography shoots as required
• Collaborate with our artwork partner to ensure artwork is approved in a timely manner
• Work with Design Management to prioritize workflow

You will need

- A passion for design, with a degree or equivalent in Graphic Design or related subject.
- Ideally, professional experience of Design, either as a Graphic Designer, Account Exec or Project Manager
- Demonstrated understanding of translating a brief into a compelling design solution
- Awareness of the limitations of print (Flexo, Litho, Gravure)

- Highly organized and self motivated
- Effective project management skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
(- Conversant with MS Office)
(- Conversant with on-line approval tools)

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.  Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’.

In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.  We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; Passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities.

If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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