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Director, Packaging Designer

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  • Create shelf-back, social-ready 3D designs and package design layouts, to help drive overall brand strategy
  • Support and drive continued innovation, while in adherence to brand guidelines
  • Design with visual merchandising & store design across all channels in mind (travel retail, specialty multi, department stores, online)
  • Understand that packaging is the key sales vehicle and design with the consumer shopping habits in mind

Industrial Design:

  • Support and offer leadership in concepting and ideating product designs (primary packaging) in line with company needs and market trends
  • Collaborate with product development, product marketing and creative design to create highly desired designs
  • Bring packaging newness to our product innovations while staying true to heritage facets of our brand identity

Retail Experience:

  • Design across various consumer touch points, including specialty-multi and open-sell as priority
  • Strong focus on social/e-commerce
  • Partner with other creative departments to ensure omni-channel connectivity on daily basis (VM, 2D/Digital)
  • Ensure to always have “finger on the pulse” with product and market trends, gaining inspiration from everywhere
  • Think outside of the box and leverage knowledge of competitive landscape and trends

About You

  • 8-10 years’ experience in 2D packaging design (3D structural design experience a plus)
  • Strong in shelf-back, social ready design
  • Differentiated, innovative packaging
  • Industrial design capabilities
  • Seasoned manager, adept at driving change and brand evolution

How You Will be Successful

  • Challenges standard practices, and applies new and different ways of thinking to generate new ideas/opportunities
  • Fosters an environment that rewards new ideas
  • Champions others’ great ideas and helps move ideas forward
  • Savvy collaborator who builds rapport easily and collaborates across a complex structure
  • Builds and initiates long-term partnerships within Creative and other and with cross-functional stakeholders in support of overall brand objectives
  • Builds and develops diverse and inter-connected teams
  • Demonstrates flexibility and is able to lead teams in ambiguous situations
  • Displays ability to leverage knowledge of organization and industry
  • Recognizes and acts quickly on short-term opportunities consistent with the company’s strategic direction
  • Provides clear direction to direct reports, managers and peers

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