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Sr. Packaging Designer

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Our health food client is looking for a Senior Graphic Designer with packaging experience. The ideal candidate will not only lead an active life, but also be familiar with the popular active brands and health food brand markets. This temp role will report to the Design Director and require extremely flexibility in a “high-change” environment where priorities shift from day-to-day. The role manages illustration, photography and print vendors as needed, and has a huge hand in helping develop our client’s brand across all marketing touch points (including print, in-store displays, event marketing, industry trade shows, online, video, and various collateral).

Primary Responsibilities Include:
• Collaborate with Brand Managers and Design Director to develop best solutions for new packaging, as well as in-store displays and POP designs
• Work with production team to ensure design direction is realized from inception to final delivery at the store or event
• Occasional press checks required
• Create new solutions for evolving brands and potential new brands
• Manage multiple projects and timelines and be able to prioritize based on business needs
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to better understand challenges in the retail environment and create new solutions that solve those challenges

Skills Required:
• Thoroughly understand grid structure and systems thinking
• Be a type hound, including for type in motion
• Understand online deliverables for banner advertising and social media
• Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
• Understanding of online media and how to design in Photoshop in layers to hand off to a production team
• Working understanding of Macintosh work environment and how to use Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint and Word
• Minimum 4 year degree – BA or BFA in Graphic Design or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of 8 years experience in a fast pace environment

Interested candidates please respond with links to packaging samples. Thank you.

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