Packaging Graphic Designer: Retail: In-House Studio – Cape Town

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We have an exciting job opportunity for a talented, mid-weight Packaging Designer at a leading retailer’s internal in-house studio in Cape Town. The role exists within the retail sphere and calls for a designer with superb design skills, conceptual ability and relevant experience to create beautiful, effective work. If this sounds as fabulous to you as it is, we’d love to chat.


  • Interpreting of briefs to meet the creative deliverables and objectives
  • Meticulous attention to detail & ability to problem solve in a retail environment
  • Presenting concepts – when required to
  • Excellent understanding of the mechanics of packaging work that goes to repro
  • Staying abreast of design trends
  • Researching product trends and competitor product offering to adapt current promotional creative
  • Participating in brainstorming sessions
  • Providing support to the line manager.


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in graphic design or visual communication
  • 5+ years’ experience in a packaging graphic design role within a design studio or agency
  • Proficient in the latest Adobe Creative Suite
  • A conceptual packaging design portfolio showcasing creative flair and work experience
  • Strong Photoshop ability – beneficial
  • Deadline driven
  • Illustrative ability – advantageous
  • Organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Working knowledge of print processes, finished art and repro skills
  • A team player.
Please submit a relevant portfolio/link along with your CV on application.

Should you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application for this specific role, unsuccessful.

City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Level of Expertise: Mid
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Chris2161