Packaging Graphics Producer

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Sara Truesdale

Job Description:

Daily Rate - Packaging Graphics Producer

Packaging Graphics ProducerJob SummaryThe Packaging Graphics Producer, Lead manages packaging, labeling, and print documentation for products worldwide to ensure that high-quality printing and finishing is developed, produced, and shipped on time. In this role, you will ensure the execution of final design for assigned projects in a large-scale manufacturing environment that reflects standards for simplicity and elegance. Key Qualifications

•    You have four to seven years of relevant experience in consumer electronics or consumer goods packaging as well as a background in print labeling.

•    You have expertise in program and project management.

•    You are knowledgeable about prepress, printing processes, and on-press trouble-shooting.

•    You have an extraordinary eye for color accuracy and quality.

•    You have working experience with materials, papers, inks, adhesives, and print decoration and finishing techniques.

•    You have a positive attitude, and you lead by example to support collaboration.

•    You have the strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills to work with cross-functional teams and a worldwide supply base.

•    You are a creative problem solver who is adaptable, flexible, resourceful; you guide the product specification, considering product definition, time and budget constraints.

•    You have subject matter expertise in print techniques and manufacturing processes.

•    You develop positive relationships with our cross-functional team members.

•    You care deeply about packaging.

•    You have appreciation for quality, can communicate clearly and have a deep understanding of the process—both engineering and design.

•    You are proficient in Mac applications; database management systems; Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat; and the Microsoft Office suite.

•    You are available for both domestic and international travel at least 20 percent of time; travel may raise to 50% during peak business periods.

•    Guide proposals during the creative and development phases of projects while understanding capabilities within our supply base.

•    Maintain expertise in product category, staying on top of packaging innovation as it relates to materials and treatments, both on press and finishing.

•    Work with suppliers to develop packaging and labeling concepts, validate manufacturability, and obtain samples for approval.

•    Handle multiple projects at the same time. Flag issues that may affect internal or external workflow.

•    Track all deliverables by developing timelines and schedules, craft them with engineering schedules, and build custom solutions for projects.

•    Establish print specifications in collaboration with Design and Print Production Management, including paper choice, inks, printing processes, foils, varnishes and coatings, lamination, emboss and deboss tools, and more.

•    Partnering with the Program Manager, ensure print specifications, color drawdowns and press sheets are accurate, on time, and meet print standards.

•    Handle the localization process, including copy approval, translation request, file assessment, file handoff, and localized reviews.

•    Initiate and provide oversight for deliverable part numbers and understand their place on the bill of materials.

•    Brief the Packaging Print Specialists on inks, foils, or coatings that need to be developed with our suppliers.

•    Provide professional color judgement to match design goals across multiple sites and suppliers, including sign off on color standards.

•    Participate in internal meetings, status and design reviews, and cross-functional team meetings.Education

Bachelor degree required. BS in Print technologies/Packaging science or BA in Graphics communication preferred.

Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

Here are some more things you can expect:

  • Wi-fi equipped shuttle service
  • Free parking
  • Onsite cafeteria

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)