Working at Co

We believe exceptional results are born from happy creative minds, so cultural fit goes hand in hand with talent and experience when we hire. We are always on the lookout for talented designers with brand and packaging experience, who show intelligent thinking in their creativity.

Current Positions

Design Director

We are looking for an experienced drinks / packaging designer to join our senior team. To be eligible for a Design Director position, you must have the experience to work autonomously from day one and adapt seamlessly to a new way of working. You must have several years of experience in respected packaging and drinks design agencies. Able to work across multiple disciplines from strategic concept design, crafting development and visualising, to directing other designers and presenting to clients. We have very high standards, so your portfolio must be tailored to be relevant to Co Partnership to impress us. Your folio will tell all; understanding of strategic branding, packaging, typography and print production. A passion for premium drinks and food industries is a must. Applicants should have at least 7-10 + years agency experience.

Attributes:

  • Intelligent thought led strategic design
  • Packaging experience
  • Drinks experience
  • Solid understanding of print finishing
  • Strong typography
  • High level Photoshop / Illustrator skills
  • Master level craftsmanship
  • Leadership skills
  • Able to lead a project and from start to finish and guide a creative team.

Send your sample portfolio to co@co-partnership with DESIGN DIRECTOR POSITION in the subject header. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Thank you in advance for your interest in working at Co Partnership.

Senior Designer

We are looking for an experienced senior packaging designer to join our team. To be eligible for a senior designer position, you must have the ability to work autonomously and work well under creative direction. You must have several years of experience in a respected packaging and preferably drinks design agencies. Able to work across multiple disciplines from strategic concept design, and crafting development to visualising and presenting ideas clearly to the team internally. We have very high standards, so your portfolio must be tailored to be relevant to Co Partnership to impress us. Your folio will tell all; understanding of strategic branding, packaging, typography and print production. A passion for premium drinks and food industries is a must. Applicants should have at least 5-6 + years agency experience.

Attributes:

  • Intelligent thought led strategic design
  • Packaging experience
  • Drinks experience
  • Good understanding of print finishing
  • Strong typography
  • High level of craft for the details
  • High level Photoshop / Illustrator skills
  • Able to work under and be open to creative direction.

Send your sample portfolio to co@co-partnership with SENIOR DESIGNER POSITION in the subject header. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Thank you in advance for your interest in working at Co Partnership.

Mid-Weight Designer

We are looking for an experienced branding and packaging designer to join our growing team. To be considered for a position, you must demonstrate an understanding of strategic design, strong typography and a desire to work within the premium drinks and food sector. Applicants should have at least 3-4 + years agency experience.

Attributes:

  • Intelligent thought led design
  • Packaging design experience
  • Good understanding of print finishing
  • Willingness to learn and work under creative direction.
  • Strong typography
  • High level Photoshop / Illustrator skills

Send your sample portfolio to co@co-partnership with MID-WEIGHT DESIGNER Position in the subject header. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Thank you in advance for your interest in working at Co Partnership.

Freelance Designers

We are looking for Freelance Designers who specialise in drinks design. You know the drinks market like the back of your hand and can work efficiently on your own, from day one and from either our studio or remotely.

We realise drinks is experience can be a rare art form, so we will consider experienced packaging design freelancers, with experience at credible agencies and an exceptional portfolio.

Send your sample portfolio with relevant work to co@co-partnership with FREELANCE DESIGNER in the subject header. Only freelancers that we feel have the right experience will be contacted. Thank you in advance for your interest in working at Co Partnership.

Mid-Weight Artworker

We are looking for an experienced mid-weight packaging artworker to join our team. To be considered for a position you must confidently talk in spot colours, over prints, knockouts, trapping, high builds and foils - you nerd out when the printer comes in with new print samples. Candidates should have at least 3-4 + years agency or relevant print company experience.

You will have a very good understanding of the set up of files for print for various types of packaging print processes. You understand the importance of attention to detail and how the details make the design. You are also able to think creatively to overcome restrictions in some print processes and suggest ways to use them to the designs favour.

Visualising skills will be highly regarded when we consider candidates, as will the ability to take on design roll-out from an established design.

Attributes:

  • Pre-press level artwork ability
  • Packaging agency or print pre-press experience
  • Good understanding of various print techniques
  • Strong attention to detail and quality control process
  • High level print understanding
  • High level Photoshop / Illustrator skills
  • Comfortable in front of the client for production meetings
  • Willingness to learn and work under creative direction

Send your sample portfolio to co@co-partnership with MID-WEIGHT ARTWORKER Position in the subject header. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Thank you in advance for your interest in working at Co Partnership.

Account Manager

We are looking for a strategic minded Account Manager to join us - a great opportunity for an Account Executive ready to move into an Account Management role or an Account Manager with a few years experience.

You will be working directly with an Account Director and Company Founder as well as managing your own projects. This job is for someone with a keen interest in branding & packaging and the alcohol industry. We provide the opportunity to work with a very experienced team, on a variety of projects from established global brands to new brand creation.

THE ROLE:

  • Assisting an Account Director
  • Client management
  • Forecasting and reporting
  • Workflow traffic and budget management
  • Assisting in writing creative briefs
  • Assisting the strategic process - visual/structural research
  • Representing the client and consumer view during the design process
  • Checking of work against client requested changes
  • Thorough detail checking of artwork
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Assisting the company directors
  • Arranging and attending meetings
  • Documenting meeting notes

QUALITIES & SKILLS:

  • Organised
  • Ability to multitask
  • Professional, polite, patient and confident
  • Bright and energetic with a 'can do' attitude
  • Comfortable in boardrooms and in front of clients
  • Strategic thinker
  • Able to present ideas
  • High attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Motivated and focused, able to take initiative
  • Proficient with Keynote and MS Office programs
  • Basic understanding of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is preferred
  • A genuine interest for the design industry
  • Emotional intelligence, show intuition
  • Have leadership qualities to bring out the best in people

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • At least 2 years in an account service / project managment role with another creative agency. Salary will be negotiated on experience.

If the above sounds like you, send your CV with references and a cover letter saying why you want to work at Co Partnership and what makes you the best candidate to co@co-partnership with ACCOUNT MANAGER JOB in the subject header.

We run a busy studio, so only successful candidates will be contacted. Thank you in advance for your interest in working at Co Partnership.

Contact

Please contact Max Harkness for employment opportunities.

Email co@co-partnership.com

Phone +61 2 9280 2007