Design Director

  • Sector: Creative
  • Contact: Mea Brown
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  • Location: Melbourne
  • Salary: AU$12000 - AU$120000 per annum
  • Expiry Date: 19 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH440494_1713488175

Our client is a down-to-earth design agency specialising in FMCG packaging. Their team of creatives are known for delivering exceptional design solutions that elevate brands and captivate consumers. As they continue to expand, they are seeking a talented Design Director to join their innovative team.

About the job

As the Design Director, you will play a pivotal role in leading the creative team and shaping the agency's design vision. You will oversee projects from concept to execution, ensuring the delivery of high-quality designs that align with clients' brand identities and objectives. Your leadership, creativity, and strategic thinking will drive the team to produce outstanding work in the FMCG packaging sector.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor a team of designers, fostering a collaborative and creative work environment.
  • Oversee the design process for all projects, ensuring alignment with client goals and agency standards.
  • Develop and present design concepts and strategies to clients, guiding them through the creative process.
  • Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies to provide innovative design solutions.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as account management and production, to ensure seamless project delivery.
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Manage project timelines and budgets, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.


  • Bachelor's degree in Design, Graphic Design, or a related field.
  • At least 7 years of experience in a design role, with a focus on FMCG packaging.
  • Proven experience leading and mentoring design teams.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing exceptional design work in FMCG packaging.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail.

How to Apply: If you are interested in joining our network of freelancers please submit your CV and portfolio showcasing your best work. We review applications on an ongoing basis, and qualified candidates will be contacted for further discussions.

Become Recruitment welcomes all qualified applicants, regardless of your gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, or disability. We are always on the lookout for the best talent, so we encourage you to make us aware of any special requirements you need to participate fully in the recruitment process for this role.