Production Designer (Packaging Focus)

Menomonee Falls, WI
Job Terms:
hourly rate
Start date:
posted by:
Jessica Wolcott

Job Description:

Aquent's large retail client is looking for a Production Designer to work in the packaging department. This is a contract role, which will be in-office at 35-40 hours a week, in office in Menomonee Falls (sorry no offsite).
The contract will go until spring, and could extend longer if things are going well.

This role will be working on a variety of packaging design and specs (other printed work as needed) for large national brands. Includes work on dielines and designs to go on packaging. Primarily Production work but having a nice portfolio/design aesthetic needed/helpful! Some details include:

- being proficient in resizing a variety of printed materials, packaging, understanding dielines
- receive proofing instructions and follow them carefully, and check your own work.
- ability to juggle multiple projects.
- Understand and handle files in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop that may have multiple layers.
- Knowledge of style sheets, paragraph guides, fonts, layers and resolution, SKU's, etc. 
- Ability to work within corporate setting and communication
*If you have worked in a past production or packaging role that is great!
*Junior designers w/great internships and a good portfolio welcome to apply.

*please note: if you are offered the job and accept, there is a drug and background screen



- Must have online portfolio showing design/production work (or PDF showing at least 5 samples)

- Packaging or understanding of PACKAGING a huge plus (packaging samples in portfolio)

- Agency or in-house experience preferred (1+ years)

- Ability to work independently + as a team... ability to follow directions/proof own work - all with a fabulous attitude!