As a 3D Designer, you will play a pivotal role in designing and developing innovative packaging solutions for a diverse range of brands in the beauty and alcohol sectors. You're a creative, through-and-through, who believes in the power of design to not only create beautiful things but also to ignite change and make things better. With a deep interest, love, and passion for designing for brands, you have the ability to adapt your design style to meet the unique requirements of different clients.
You keep your energy grounded with true dedication to your craft and show your worth by showing up with an open mind, a positive attitude, and a readiness to push yourself and your work above and beyond expectations. Your flair for styling sets you apart, and you understand that design goes beyond aesthetics; it's about solving problems and creating meaningful experiences.
Working from a solid foundation of skills and experience, you take a more strategic approach to design. This elevates your conceptual ideas, as well as your ability to communicate them and bring them vibrantly to life.
In addition to your salary everyone at JDO gets:
Fri-Yays: Beyond the standard holiday allowance of 20 days (plus a day for your birthday if it falls on a weekday), you get the last Friday of each month off. We also close between Christmas and New Year.
Discretionary Bonus: We offer a discretionary bonus every 6 months based on the business and individual performance. This is open to employees who have been with us for 6 months.
JDO Socials: We organise annual Summer & Christmas off-site trips - which has included our legendary 4-day ski trip to the Alps in December. This offers us the chance to bond and kick back with each other.
JDOX: Recently launched, we are starting to offer an exchange programme between our studios, which allows people 1-2 weeks in New York. This is to help form closer bonds amongst our expanding teams, as well as enable people to gather experience of different markets and cultures.
Family: Enhanced HR policies beyond statutory e.g. sickness and maternity
o Deliver creativity that ‘Creates Belief’, meeting JDO’s high standards of creative excellence
o Conduct market research and competitor analysis to identify innovative packaging trends and opportunities for improvement
o Conceptualise and design structural packaging solutions, considering functional requirements, aesthetics and brand guidelines
o Develop detailed 3D renderings, prototypes and mock-ups to visualise and communicate design concepts effectively
o Create production-ready files and specifications for manufacturing, ensuring accuracy and feasibility
o Collaborate as a member of the JDO team, allowing yourself to be both challenged and inspired as the team strives for the best solution
o Present your work internally with clarity and confidence, and be able to relate your design solution directly to the challenges of brief
o Value constructive criticism and be open to feedback that strengthens your work
o Show up on time, every time; to start the day, briefings and team meetings
o Effectively prioritise and manage your own projects to meet deadlines
o Be proactive, signalling when/if you’re free
Be a team player, willing to do all that you can to contribute to the success of the project, team and agency
Effectively communicate with all members of the team with clarity, confidence and respect
o Be organised and diligent, applying meticulous attention to detail to all that you do
o Be a resource as well as a source of inspiration for juniors on your team, teaching them what you know to develop their skills as 3D designers and your skills as a leader
o Live and breathe design
o Be fascinated about brands and the craft of branding
o Stay ahead of industry trends, materials and technologies, applying your knowledge of emerging trends, consumer attitudes and cultural dynamics to all that you do
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Packaging Design or a related field, or equivalent experience.
3+ years in the industry as a 3D/Structural Designer
A portfolio of high-quality work that showcases clear thinking, original ideas and strong creativity – with at least one project you’ve taken from initial concepts to artwork
Strong understanding of packaging materials, manufacturing processes and structural design principles
Proficiency in 3D-modeling software, preferably Cinema 4D or other software like SolidWorks, Rhino or SketchUp
We are open to experts and highly experienced candidates world-wide, however you must be able to work within UK business hours.
For those less experienced candidates we will require you to work hybrid in either our London or Tunbridge Wells Studios.