Graphic Design for Packaging

Apply Job ID 17361950352 Date posted 11/01/2021


ROLE SUMMARY:
We are looking for a senior packaging designer with a strategic eye who is obsessed with detail and has board experience in package design production processes.
This role will primarily focus on implementing international packaging layouts, building out new packaging design concepts, and mentoring a group of junior and contract designers.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Collaborate with teams to explore and develop packaging designs for new products.
  • Lead Packaging Production Designer - creating and updating packaging layouts across multiple categories.
  • Build inhouse mockups as a support for line reviews and customer requests.
  • Handle multiple projects regularly, staying focused on project requirements and works cross functionally with the Head of Packaging and Product Management teams to maintain timelines.
  • Ensure packaging graphics are in compliance with R&D, Legal and QA teams in addition to checking copy for accuracy.
  • Should be able to communicate directly with print companies globally and understand the requirements to prepare mechanical, print ready files.
  • Work directly with the Head of Packaging and Design to ensure deliverables meet design expectation/objectives.
  • Proof, pre-flight, prepare and press check files for production.
  • Ensure all files are organized and maintained.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Extensive proficiency is Adobe CC, image compression, file correction, and optimization techniques.
  • Strong understanding of the packaging industry and process (e.g., dielines, UPCs, materials, finishes).
  • Experience working with Packaging Engineers .
  • Experience working with international teams – both in Europe and Asia.
  • Experience working in the constraints of corporate brand guidelines.
  • Expert understanding of printing processes, during preflight as well as production and press checks.
  • A portfolio of design work is required for consideration.
  • 4-year degree.
  • 7+ years of professional packaging design experience.
  • Possess a strong graphic design background, including having excellent understanding of color, typography, and composition.
  • Experience in 3D rendering a plus – Solidworks, Keyshot, Dimensions.
  • Experience with the project management tool Workfront a plus.


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