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Graphic Packaging Designer

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsStyling

Job description

32-40 hours

Is design your middle name and do you have a passion for translating ideas and concepts into perfect designs? Do you want to see your work in hundreds of stores? Then keep on reading, because we are growing rapidly and we are looking for you!
As our Graphic Designer you take care of our commercial expressions with creating designs that ensures everyone is immediately sold. Our products guarantee quality and you will ensure that the design of the packaging, brochure and other media express the same quality. The end result? Products to be proud of.

Your design enhances the appearance of the product in consistency with the brand and user experience. You do this with keeping the target group, market and efficiency in mind. You provide a strong design that encourages interaction with the audience. Of course you are not alone! You do this in collaboration with your creative designing partners in crime, and with our Product Developers and Marketers.

Summed up:

  • The design of new brands and products
  • Designing packaging, website layouts, brochures and other media expressions
  • Taking care of in-house photography
  • Designing visualizations for websites and social media
  • Provide creative input and show initiative when necessary

“Every day is different at Karsten International. It is great being respected for your creative output while using the best tools available, within a team of motivated professionals. Be ready to take action.” Yara Brekelmans, Designer.

Job requirements

Your talents
You have 2-10 years of similar work experience in packaging design and you would like to develop yourself into an expert in product design. Various printing techniques are not unknown to you and you know how to make files ready for printing (subdivide into printing colours). You blow us away with your excellent (demonstrable) knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. You also see challenge in performing in-house photography. And since you are going to work with international products within an international team, you have excellent a command of the English language in word and writing. Because you will work in our Amsterdam office, it is important that you live in the region. 

Who we are?
Karsten International develops a wide range of products for daily use, from the latest gadgets to sustainable beauty products. You name it, we make it. In addition to working hard and delivering quality, enjoyment and collegiality are our top priorities. The team consists of driven product developers, sales experts, logistics talents, online marketing specialists and graphic designers. Thanks to a broad international network and more than ten years of experience, we are winning the hearts of consumers all over the world with our products. You will be given every opportunity to contribute to this.

To ensure that you stay in top condition, we offer you

  • A 32, 36 or 40 hour contract
  • Appropriate salary
  • Room for personal growth and professional development
  • An excellent pension scheme
  • Travel allowance
  • 13th month bonus
  • 8% holiday allowance
  • An extensive lunch
  • Fresh fruit
  • Freshly ground coffee
  • Boot Camp
  • Yoga
  • Your own football team
  • Massage
  • Discount on cool products
  • A weekly Frimibo and fun parties
  • An Instagram-worthy and easily accessible office in Amsterdam
  • A great team of colleagues

Will you join our team?
Are you convinced that you should become our new colleague? Press the button to apply.
Do you have any questions? Give a call to Amy Groeneveld: 020-2440033.

Attention: applications without portfolio will not be considered.

An assessment in the field of design is part of the 1st round of interviews.

Acquisition responses are not welcome