Packaging Designer - Leawood, KS

Starts Fall 2020
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate Up to $70,000 annually, depending on experience
Our client is a leader in the gift industry and needs a full time Packaging Designer to join its team onsite this fall.

The Packaging Designer will report to the Product Design Director and work with their team to develop product packaging solutions for new line items. You will execute all facets of production from initial ideation and brainstorming, sketching, prototyping and producing final print-ready production files.

Projects will include die cut boxes, belly bands, hang tags and more. Product categories will range from home accents, giftables, jewelry, stationary and more.

The Packaging Designer responsibilities:
- Brainstorm, sketch, prototype and provide final production ready files for new line items
- Update packaging skins with new artwork including boxes, die cuts, belly bands, hang tags and more
- Versioning files as needed
- Responsible for pre-press production and working with vendors to hand off files
- Handle fast turnarounds with a strong ability to prioritize and multitask.
- Showcase superb attention to detail

Packaging Designer requirements:
A bachelor’s degree in graphic design or industrial design is preferred.
4+ years of experience in packaging design.
Showcase a strong portfolio with a variety of samples demonstrating creativity, attention to detail and knowledge of market and consumer trends.
Proficient knowledge of creative tools, including Adobe Creative Cloud.
Knowledge of print production and processes and an understanding of their limitations.

Client will pay for relocation for the right candidate!

NOV. 2020

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: