Purpose of Position:
The packaging designer provides creative thinking and execution on a wide variety of packaging project types and at various stages in the design development process. Working closely with the Managing Art Director and members of the creative team, this candidate will conceptualize and execute ideas that are appropriate to brand strategies, target consumer trends and project objectives. The ability to develop attention-grabbing packaging that is functional and appealing to customers is required.
This person must submit a strong portfolio with a minimum of three packaging samples plus a variety of other graphic design pieces that demonstrate creativity, superior typographic sensibility, attention to detail and knowledge of market and consumer trends. Familiarity with packaging materials and print dielines is required.
This role requires the designer to be very organized and able to meet tight deadlines. They must also have strong problem-solving skills to quickly identify and rectify mistakes. Package designers also require input and assistance from several different groups, so strong interpersonal abilities and project management skills are necessary. This combination of skills allows a package designer to create functional, yet creative and unique materials that engage the customer.
What You’ll Love:
- Being a part of an innovation-driven organization that is growing fast, and taking care of business through catalog, web and retail stores.
- Working on a team that makes retail workwear for customers who are smart, straight-talking folks who do everything from pounding nails to shoeing horses and pitching bales.
- POKING AVERAGE IN THE EYE!