Creative Designer

Berlin Packaging

Berlin Packaging is the nation's premier supplier of rigid packaging and packaging components. We are a $2.6 billion-dollar company with 30+ straight years of record growth.

Don’t know what makes the rigid packaging industry special? Well, chances are you enjoy products supplied by Berlin Packaging every day! Imagine yourself walking into your favorite big-box store. Take a mental look around and think about every glass, plastic, or metal package you see. Berlin Packaging touches virtually every market: automotive, beverage, food, home care, industrial chemical, pet care and veterinary, personal health and beauty, wine and spirits, and now, cannabis too.

Next, combine that with an award-winning culture. Our 1,000+ employees are high-performing - and importantly, collaborative - entrepreneurs who blow through obstacles and embody an “Anything is Possible!” mindset. We love it here. Our engagement scores are 3x the national average. And every single employee shares in Berlin’s profitable growth.

Now you understand why since 1898, our 100+ year-old company has grown 10x faster than our industry!

And we're not done yet.

Position Details

Creative Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago or Hybrid, IL

In order to continue our record growth streak, we need people like YOU to join our team! Are you up for the opportunity of a lifetime? If so, we are seeking a Creative Designer. As a key member of the Marketing team, the Creative Designer communicates and promotes the Berlin Packaging brand through compelling graphic design and strategic multi-channel marketing initiatives to drive consumer demand. Oversees all graphic design needs and facilitates marketing campaigns from start to finish, while collaborating with all functions within the company.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead the creation and execution of multi-channel marketing campaigns that increase brand awareness, and help sales achieve growth objectives. 
  • Designing Marketing collateral such as logos and creative design, brochures, presentations, infographics, webpages, and much more. 
  • Create and execute Marketing assets for Berlin Packaging brands. 
  • Review, maintain, and evolve brand standards and visual identity. 
  • Collaborate with Marketing Design Manager and Brand Director in brainstorming/creative sessions. 
  • Collaborate with all departments and divisions to best hit their goals. 
  • Fulfill employee portion of the Berlin Values by demonstrating a strong work ethic, teamwork, loyalty, innovation, productivity, and driving profitable results.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BS/BFA in Visual Communications Design or equivalent 
  • 5+ years of related marketing design experience 
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Ability to manage time and resources on multiple simultaneous projects with aggressive deadlines 
  • Basic working knowledge of DSLR photography/lighting equipment 
  • Basic working knowledge of web design (html/css) 
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite (strong PowerPoint experience a plus) 
  • Motion graphics and multimedia design experience a plus 
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations for design-related needs 

Working Environment:

  • Corporate office; flexible work

Berlin offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package including profit sharing, 401(k) with company match, medical insurance (including an HSA option and telemedicine), dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, health club reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, 529 college savings plan, employee assistance, smoking cessation program, pet insurance, employee discounts, employee referral bonus program, and, last but not least, flexible spending accounts for transportation, medical, and dependent care.

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