What is Paper Pocket?
Paper Pocket is a
stationery brand that was established three years ago with a portfolio of 12
products. This has now grown to more than 200 products, with plans for
continual expansion. As part of Universal Magazines, Paper Pocket is backed by
more than 30 years’ media industry experience.
Working closely with
the Paper Pocket team, the successful candidate will work on the development of
existing and new brands, from end-to-end idea development through to product
design, ensuring all marketing collateral across print and digital mediums are
of the highest calibre, including point of sale, campaigns and proposal
presentations. This is a full- or part-time role, based in North Ryde, with
flexible working hours on offer for the right candidate. You will be
continually supported by a team of enthusiastic Individuals who love what they
do and will be presented with the opportunity to hone your creative skill set
and be involved with the launch of new products from start to finish.
closely with the Paper Pocket team from conception, marketing and sales
development across diaries, calendars and journal ranges
forecast and interpret trends and product design in the stationery category
150+ different products: diaries, calendars and journals (stationery range)
Work with national
and global brands through licensed product development
design across the entire portfolio
based around hand illustration/and digital graphics
(existing and new)
part of a team to complete assigned projects within the time frames provided
outside the square and challenge briefs wherever possible, including
understanding license partner requests, and offer the best design solutions
A strong design
portfolio including illustration work
drawing and hand illustration skills
in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
attention to detail
work collaboratively within a high-performing team and a dynamic working
environment, as well as competence to work autonomously
Be able to
meet tight deadlines
tertiary design qualification (previous industry experience is highly regarded
but not essential)
in design for digital platforms including website, social media handles and
other electronic communication is desirable
To apply for this new
and exciting position, please send your resume and portfolio in PDF formats to
We are seeking a talented & ambitious Midweight Designer with a strong digital bent.
You will be working alongside a great team of designers, creatives and technologists to generate design ideas and roll out work across all media but with a particular focus on digital.
You should have experience collaborating with UX & IA specialists. Motion graphics experience would also be of benefit.
You will be expected to keep up-to-date with industry trends and have a desire to learn & share with the broader agency team.
What we're looking for:5+ Years commercial agency experience and comprehensive portfolio of workExceptional design capabilities across all mediaConceptual skillsGood problem solving skillsStrong written and verbal communicationUnderstanding/Appreciation of UXExcellent attention to detailExperience briefing dev teams
Technical Skiils:Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative SuiteAll-round experience in digital and printClear knowledge of print preparation for digital and offset printingMotion experience (Final Cut Pro/Premiere Pro/After Effects) is not essential, but would be highly regardedBasic code – html 5, CSS, JS would also be highly regardedRetouching and concept visualisationMotion experience (Final Cut Pro/Premiere Pro/After Effects) not essential, but would be highly regardedIllustration skills would be highly regarded
Hopefully you're able to recognise yourself in this list of attributes:Positive and energetic (and fun!)Curious and hungry to learn more about the worldOrganised and responsible - both in your personal and professional lifeKind, intuitive, able to read and deal with lots of different personalitiesResilient and determined to attain professional fulfilment