Mid to Sr. Packaging Designer

New York
Job Terms:
DOE! + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Becky Morrissey

Job Description:

Aquent Studios is currently looking for Mid to Senior Level Packaging Designers for a top CPG Company!
Projects can be short or long term! Must be able to work on-site


We are looking for packaging designers to work on site, work on line extensions, packaging of new production, revisions, & everything in between. 

  • Develop solutions that fit the overall communication needs of the assigned projects with direction 
  • Execute visual design according to creative brief, specs and art direction 
  • Maintain an excellent grasp of the brand/product/promotion identity guidelines and apply their usage 
  • Effectively determine hierarchy of information on projects 
  • Meet specified deadlines 
  • Present well-organized, well articulated concepts to the Art Director and/or Creative Director 
  • Conduct laser checks and press checks on lower visibility print projects 
  • Develop solutions on projects with minimal direction 
  • Mentor designers and production artists in skills improvement and professional maturity 
  • Can translate creative brief into impactful designs; can balance ?thinking out of the box? with achieving marketing goals, budget and timeframe 
  • Ability to initiate and articulate concepts 
  • Can organize disparate source materials into cohesive, relevant design 
  • Understands components, cycle times and production and distribution requirements of packaging projects 
  • Excellent command of formats, typography, graphics and layout 
  • Advanced knowledge of appropriate ratio of clear space, content and graphics to achieve a brand?s look and feel 
  • Excellent working knowledge of press and finishing technology and operations 
  • Ability to respond and perform swiftly and seamlessly in a rapidly changing environment 
  • Communicates easily and effectively with all levels of the organization 



  • BA in Graphic Design 
  • Minimum 5 years experience in packaging, design and/or marketing communications industry required 
  • Minimum 3 years experience designing packaging materials within corporate identity guidelines 
  • Has collaborated with art directors, copywriters, other designers, photographers, production artists, and illustrators 
  • Has excelled in a fast-paced, high pressure corporate Creative Services or Marketing Communication matrix environment