Packaging Designer

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Christie Bridges

Job Description:

Designer, Packaging Design

Position Summary

The primary focus of this position will be to support the Packaging Design team with concept and design for primary and secondary packaging. A knowledge and love of fashion, design, typography, art and pop culture is essential. The ideal candidate must be a creative problem solver that has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict/tight deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

Concept and design decorations on primary components for permanent products, kits and seasonal programs.

Concept and design decorations on cartons for permanent products, kits and seasonal programs.

Work with packaging design team to create specification briefs for vendors.

Design packaging for makeup influencer sets when needed.

Prepare renderings and models required to convey the design intent.

Presentation of selected designs, detail specification to manufacturers of approved designs, liaison with contractors, engineers and manufacturers on development of prototypes, sample approval.

Support packaging design team by transferring art to dielines for production.

Key Qualifications

BFA in Graphic Design or equivalent.

Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (an expert in Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign). 3D rendering is a plus.

2-3 years of beauty, fashion, agency or retail brand experience is preferred.

Experience in packaging design is preferred.

Must be a connoisseur of typography / graphic design with a love for current trends and culture.

Must have a general understanding of the print process. Knowledge of printing on different materials/surfaces is a plus.

Proactive self-starter with team player mentality and preference to work in a close knit, highly collaborative environment.

Ability to manage multiple high-priority projects in a very fast-paced environment, and react with a sense of urgency.