These job descriptions are examples. Looking for work?

Find JobsFind Jobs

Packaging Designer, Toy/Licensed Products

0 people like this description

A good package is a perfect balance of product communication, brand expression, and visual appeal. Our client is seeking an energized packaging designer for a 3-6 month contract for a team that delivers award-winning and innovative packages for entertainment properties. Our ideal candidate will excel at communicating concepts visually and verbally, and be a great cross-functional team player. Up-to-date knowledge of youth culture and the latest graphic trends is critical. Professional packaging design experience is ideal.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary function of the Packaging Designer is to communicate the appeal of our products, while meeting real-world needs of the retail environment.
• Develop rough concepts quickly with sketches or computer
• Execute final designs based on input from art directors
• Work closely with packaging engineers to conceptualize innovative structures
• Partner with marketing counterparts to ensure package meets commercial needs
• Art direct photo shoots (product and/or people)
• Art direct external vendors such as illustrators, photographers, re-touchers, etc.
• Create 3D package comps for presentations
• Communicate with our production team in Asia to ensure quality and integrity of package execution.
• Present your work effectively to cross-functional teams

BASIC EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS REQUIRED
• Passion for design & creative thinker that strives for innovation
• In-depth knowledge of Photoshop & Illustrator
• Ability to see the big  picture while not losing focus of details
• Team player (ability to work with direct & indirect team members)
• Ability to take and give creative direction
• Up to date on current trends (graphics, advertising, fashion, cosmetics, entertainment, etc.
• Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in order to meet tight deadlines
• Good communication skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• Design Degree, plus 2-3 years experience in packaging design is preferred.

These job descriptions are examples. Looking for work?

Find JobsFind Jobs