ASAP Until the end of the year with potential to extend!
Under the direction of a Creative Manager, you will contribute to the overall creation and implementation of package designs that translate brand message while maximizing current technologies and trends. Key responsibilities include: conceptualize and execute toy packaging concepts which include line looks, logos, basic structural studies, etc. using standard industry computer graphics software; participate and contribute in brainstorm sessions and consistently use sense of creativity, foresight and good design judgment in developing and applying marketplace trends (e.g. competitive graphics, styles, fashion, lifestyles, etc.); utilize internal resources and time management skills to independently manage projects and achieve individual project milestones and provide support for presentation, trade show and other packaging comp needs.
Ability to implement approved line look across entire product line
Ability to conceptualize and execute unique 1-off package designs based on established brand guidelines
Drive structure innovation and advise on cost-effective manufacturing & production methods
Create on-brand graphic elements including callouts, multi-lingual iconography and other visual communication
Art direct photography & illustration based on approved line look for individual items
Consistently use sense of creativity, foresight and good design judgment across all aspects of the package development process
Keen awareness of marketplace trends (e.g. structure & product innovation, competitive graphics, fashion, lifestyles, etc.)
Work effectively and professionally with cross-functional partners
Independently manage projects and achieve individual project milestones
Must have strong presentation skills