Branding / Packaging Designer - Fully remote now, then in Irvine after Covid

Starts Within a Couple Weeks, 10/5 target
Duration Open ended
Status Contract to hire - 1-2 month contract then direct-hire!
Rate Pay range: 40-45/hr Full-time salary range: 70-80k
Full-time salary range: 70-80k


Our client, in the luxury gift space, is seeking a Branding / Packaging Designer to help ideate new gift and branding ideas and execute on packaging and gift designs. This is a contract to hire role, about 2 months or less of freelance then converts to a Full-time role!

Branding / Packaging Designer Duties:
-Take designs from concept through completion of packaging and print execution for a variety of gift ideas and categories (food, baking, spices, pet gifts, etc,)
-Help create a new brand guideline/book and style guide for their new company
-Take project design renders from concept through die line and lay-flat creation

Branding / Packaging Designer Requirements:
-Adobe Creative Suite
-CPG experience, bonus if you have fashion or lifestyle experience
-Extensive packaging design experience, including mechanicals and die-lines
-Able to create brand designs from scratch and work all the way through die lines and packaging execution
-An elevated aesthetic and style
-Entrepreneurial spirit with ability to change directions or styles quickly


Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: