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New Role

Middle Weight Creative Designer

Lucas Luxury Packaging and Lucas Promotions is looking for a Creative Designer to join ASAP!

Contract: Temporary / Permanent
Starting Date: Immediate

Job brief

We are looking for a Middle Weight Graphic/Product Designer to create engaging designs according to requirements. We design bespoke products for prestigious brands such as Jameson, Absolut, Beefeater, Chivas, etc., so the ideal candidate is able to come up with new ideas, graphic design solutions, mock ups and final artwork for production.


  • Participating in various design projects from concept to completion
  • Producing sketches, photorealistic mock ups and simple prototypes if necessary
  • Preparing and submitting finished artwork for print
  • Preparing and submitting finished technical drawing for production
  • Pitch creative ideas that enhance projects
  • Collaborate with team members to launch designs


The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience working in the FMCG industry is a plus.
  • Must be an experienced Graphic Designer with 2+ year’s work experience, ideally within the product or print industry.
  • In this role, you should be highly creative and have a sharp eye for visual detail.
  • Creativity skills and problem-solving attitude.
  • Awareness of budget implications when creating designs.
  • Knowledge of printing production, such as offset, screen print, laser engraving, etc.
  • Understanding of various substrates, such as uncoated, coated, metallic and kraft papers, etc.
  • Understanding of fabric, metal and plastic materials and processes is a bonus.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • All candidates must be fluent English speakers as this role requires interaction with a variety of clients.
  • A 3rd level diploma/degree in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Desktop Publishing or equivalent experience in the field.
  • Proficiency in Adobe tools, including Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop is essential
  • Some knowledge in 3D modelling and rendering is plus.
  • Overall, sound person.


If you are passionate about design and are eager to learn more through various projects, we’d like to meet you.

Take a look at our websites and find out more about us:


Phone: 01-2018101­­­­­



September 2018

Job Description

At Doggett Group we are continuously growing, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a talented Junior Graphic Designer with Digital Print Machine operating experience to join the team at our state of the art operations centre in Harolds Cross, Dublin 12.
Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a Print and Design background.
Key requirements:
Ability to collaborate with the Studio and Production Manager, take instruction, interpret the brief, while at the same time, applying your own design style.
• Experience with data merge/mailing campaigns and packaging/carton work is an advantage.
• Ability to take direction well, interpret the brief, while at the same time, applying your own design style.
• Professional, creative design ability, speed, flair, good communication and ability to demonstrate a strong work ethic, have excellent attention to detail and committed to seeing tasks through to completion and willingness to observe and learn.
• Experience working on Xerox, Konica and Roland Machines.
• The ability to react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require a quick response or turnaround.
• Verbal and written fluency in English is a must.
Please apply with CV and cover letter outlining why you are suitable for the role plus PDFportfolio or link to online portfolio.  Send CV’s to Mark Murphy –

Start Date: Immediate
Salary: DOE
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

New Role

Dawn Foods          Title:                          Packaging Technologist

          Department:              Supply Chain Dept

          Reporting to:             Supply Chain Manager

          (Based in S&I main office, part of Technology team)



Established in 1985, Dawn Farms is a leading business-to-business manufacturer and supplier in the cooked meat ingredients sector.


Job Description:

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the continuous development and ownership of Packaging innovation projects within Dawn Farms.
  • They must have a passion for continuous improvement and sustainability, an in-depth knowledge within the areas of materials & food science, up to date packaging insights and processing technologies are all considered important to this role.
  • The successful candidate will be an Origin Green champion for the business, actively supporting key site initiatives is a key requirement. Identifying packaging best practice from incoming packaging right through to product application packaging for finished product shipment.
  • The ability to work effectively with others is essential within this role, being a positive role model to others, taking an action which respects the needs and contributions of others.


Main Duties:

  • Responsible for the delivery of the Packaging innovation pipeline platforms (Nectar) to agreed standards and its communication both within the business and with key Customer stakeholders. Working with S&I Project Managers to identify specification required for new packaging products in response to briefs.
  • Developing a strong packaging support network within our supplier base that enables our business to leverage their skills and innovations to add to our Nectar pipeline.
  • Work with cross-functional departments to drive the execution of the packaging productivity initiatives to achieve targeted annual savings.


  • Customer Account Manager

    Team – Sales

    Reporting Relationship – Sales Director / Sales Reps

    Team Overview – Our sales team works together to engage customers, drive sales forward and increase brand awareness.

    Role Purpose – To know how their customer’s money is spent, and what service they are receiving. They foster the relationship between Westside Press Ltd & the customer through accurate and efficient management of accounts, and timely resolution of any issues they may have. Any concerns or developments that may affect the timeline, quality or duration of the order, the Customer Account Manager has the responsibility to inform the customer. With a number of client accounts, the ability to manage effectively and prioritize the various customer tasks is paramount. In this role, the Account Manager liaises with cross-functional internal teams (including Designers, Printers, Bindery) and external suppliers (for outwork needs) to improve the entire customer experience.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to their assigned customer’s accounts
    • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships
    • Oversee customer account management
    • Utilize, review and update the client database “Tharstern”
    • Provide support and reassurance to customers
    • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of jobs according to customer needs and objectives
    • Prepare reports on account status
    • Respond to customer communications or queries and resolve any issues
    • Provide good quality control & communication on quality issues
    • Clearly communicate the progress of weekly / biweekly matters of interest
    • Identify new business opportunities among existing customers.
    • Provide support to Sales Rep

    Core Behavioural Competencies

    • Be able to communicate efficiently – verbally, in print and on the phone
    • Be detail oriented
    • Be able to Multitask and handle several client accounts
    • Be able to manage time and projects effectively – work to deadlines
    • Be able to work along with teams
    • Have knowledge and experience in using Microsoft Office
    • Have efficient networking skills
    • Have initiative, motivation and focus
    • Have extensive knowledge of the company’s products and services
    • Be professional

    Key Components

    • Trust
    • Open Communication
    • Clear Direction
    • Accountability
    • Deliver Results
    • Excellent Customer Service
    • Respect
    • Integrity
    • Teamwork

  • Technical Support Representative (Internal)

    Are you an organised Team Player who to wants to work with a company who are focused on delivering great Customer Service?

    Do you want to be part of a Happy & successful team?

    Can you work in a fun, fast paced environment?

     The Opportunity – An exciting opportunity to work in a Technical Sales Support Representative role in Irelands leading trade supplier to the signage and printing market.

    Key Accountabilities – This role is about providing excellent Customer Service to existing customers over the phone by providing technical sales support and also developing business with new customers by providing the technical information required in a professional and quick manner

    Ideal person – The job exists within a demanding, fast paced environment.  Consistently focusing on what is best for our customers is vital.  The role demands someone who is eager to learn.  It calls for a high level of optimism and a “can do” attitude. Attention to detail, good administrative skills and being able to switch rapidly between tasks will play a part in your success in the position

    The job demands a customer focus and a positive and constructive view of working with others.  As an effective communicator you always maintaining a friendly interface with others, building rapport and influencing people by anticipating and exceeding customer expectations. There will be a high percentage of time spent in listening to, understanding and successfully working with a wide range of customers.

    The job requires a need to be thorough and complete tasks that have been started. You are someone who lives by the words of ‘follow up and follow through’.

    Experience – Experience working within a trade environment for 2+ years

    Salary and Benefits – A competitive package is on offer for the right candidate with the usual extras.

    Contact – email your CV and a cover letter to

  • Marketing Executive

    Here at Sign & Digital, Ireland’s leading trade supplier within the sign and digital print industry, we are looking for a Marketing Executive to join our expanding team.

    The successful candidate must be able to develop, manage, execute and report on channel specific initiatives, alongside undertaking any other departmental activities as deemed necessary.

    At a minimum, we are looking for someone who has a real understanding of, and experience with:

    • Content creation. You must have the skills to curate engaging and relevant content for use across multiple platforms and channels for targeted audiences.
    • Social media platforms. You should possess the ability to build and maintain a strong following or community. You must be driven by the right numbers!
    • Email Newsletter distribution. You need to have the competence to create and distribute monthly bulletins, including database management.
    • Data Collection and Reporting. You should be able to report and explain in detail any required metrics or trends across our digital platforms.

    Your bonus skillsets would include:

    • SEO.
    • Google Analytics.
    • Adword Campaign generation and management.

    The role will require both project and people management skills, and you must be able to demonstrate a successful track record of delivering growth, as well possessing a knowledge of the latest digital trends.

    You should have at least 2 years commercial experience within a Sales & Marketing Team and poses a third level qualification in marketing.

    At Sign & Digital we are committed to developing and investing in our staff and are looking for an energetic Team player who just gets stuck in!

    So if you’re a ‘big picture’ thinker and enjoy a challenge then tell us your story. Drop your CV to

  • Data & Graphic designer

    • Project Data Management Data Merge with Indesign
    • Good knowledge and experience working with data advantage.
    • Good knowledge and experience with data cleaning techniques
    • General upkeep and programming of website
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design
    • 2+ years web and graphic design experience
    • Knowledge and understanding of current design standards Adobe Suit.
    • Expert knowledge of Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, excel.
    • Knowledge of content management systems like WordPress, css.
    • Strong English communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Ability to hit the ground running on a daily basis, and meet tight deadlines
    • Creative thinker with attention to detail
    • Marketing Responsibilities will include;
    • CreatIon and implementing online and offline marketing campaigns
    • Building relationships with other businesses
    • Building on our reputation

    Send your CV to Paul O’Rourke

  • Interior Designer/ Interior Architect

    Description:  We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic designer to join our team.  We want someone with a creative ability to see projects through from the concept to completion stages.  We are looking for someone who is ready for a challenge, who wants to grow and with our company and develop their career with us.

    • Third level education or similar in a design related field of study
    • Creative design ability and enthusiasm
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD
    • 3D rendering skills required, whether in SketchUp, 3D Max Design, Revit or Pcon Planner
    • Excellent Microsoft Office and IT skills
    • Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator and Indesign an advantage
    • Organisational skills to prepare, manage and maintain all project folders, files, drawings, correspondence, orders etc.
    • Have excellent communications skills, strong negotiation and presentation skills
    • Good customer relationships
    • Ability to manage own project workloads and timelines
    • Fluency in English

    This is a full time role based in Dublin.  Salary will be dependent on experience level.

    Please send your CV to and include your portfolio or past design work in your preferred format.