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Graphic & Digital Designer (12-month fixed term contract)

  • Graphic & Digital Designer (12-month fixed term contract)
  • Auckland
  • $70k - $80k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Leighton Howl Recruitment Director

Are you a talented Intermediate Graphic Designer looking for a fixed term contract to jump into while saving up for your OE next year?

Want to work for a Kiwi born and bred company who manufactures household staples that belong in every home? Do you want to be part of the creative design process where your products are so well-known and loved by all? (We bet you’ve got some in your kitchen).

Our client is New Zealand’s largest manufacturer of a variety of plastic goods in the country, and have a massive export market and presence around the world. They’re looking for an intermediate Graphic Designer to cover a 12-month fixed term parental leave. This is the guaranteed stability you’re looking for if you’re transitioning from freelance, or saving up to travel abroad next year!

This person will be a high-level intermediate who has experience in the print and digital space, previously from an agency or in-house environment (or both), and able to excel in a highly collaborative work environment. Our ideal candidate will be conceptualise, design, and execute all creative solutions and have a knack for working to brand guidelines impeccably. 

This role is exciting as you’ll get to work closely with the Senior Art Director himself, to develop engaging material for both print and online, retail, social media and more. Scale up from the small agency budgets and push your creative ideas further in this company!

Sounds like you? Read on below:

The breakdown

We are looking for a designer with:

  • Min 3+ years’ experience in graphic design, with experience in branding, print & web design
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro)

Proven results and experience in…

  • Strong conceptual ability with interesting, fresh ideas
  • End-to-end ownership of taking briefs, concept creation, artwork production (print & digital), and delivering said collateral on time and within budget
  • Development of brand consistency, brand identity, positioning & messaging, all the while working to brand guidelines 
  • Strong communication skills
  • External supplier management
  • Working well to fast and deadline-driven environments
  • Proactive, smart with attention to detail

Are you someone who is…

  • Creative, motivated and hardworking?
  • Great collaborator and an excellent communicator?
  • Ambitious, and driven by a desire to excel?
  • Want to work for a Kiwi company that’s globally recognised?

 The reward

  • $70,000 - $80,000 per annum
  • Get a paid day off your birthday
  • Office fringe location – never worry about parking  
  • Flexi-work arrangement – WFH days
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Staff product sales
  • Work closely with the Senior Art Director – get that mentorship you crave!

Mandatory requirements

  • Must have a relevant tertiary design qualification

In summary

If you’re an intermediate Graphic Designer tired of freelance and wanting a stable fixed term contract, this is a renowned Kiwi company you’ll definitely want to work for.

Apply today

If this contract sounds like you, apply today or e-mail [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. Or call Nicole directly on 022 044 2042 for a confidential chat.


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