Position Packaging Graphic Designer
Location New Jersey - North
Starts End of February or early March - interviewing now!
Duration Full-time, all onsite, Monday - Friday, 9-5
Status Full-time
Rate DOE
Our client, a healthy food company, needs a Graphic Designer who is strong with 3D packaging design to join their team full-time, onsite in Bergen County (not commutable by public transportation).

The Graphic Designer must not be afraid to speak up and needs to have a voice to be heard because even though it's a small team there's still a lot going on.

They don't mind what program the Designer works in but one of the main deliverables will be 3D packaging design for their products. The Designer must be able to create a realistic 3D product rendering of a new bottle or can or container.

The mock ups are important because they meet with buyers 2-3 times a month which is when the 3D items need to be shown on a presentation.

Graphic Designer Responsibilities:
• Conceptualize and execute original, innovative and beautiful package design, point of purchase collateral, advertising and digital designs (websites, web-based applications, emails, and other digital media), within existing product categories as well as new categories
• Design materials that include, but not limited to, trade ads, trade show/event/demo materials, point-of-sale, sell sheets, presentation design, digital and social ads, e-mail newsletters, coupons
• Develop and maintain product image and asset library
• Contribute new ideas and creative design solutions, utilize feedback to refine, then present work and ideas effectively to leadership team members
• Collaborate with marketing / creative team, sharing knowledge and creating an inviting and passionate environment while working on multiple projects simultaneously and meeting deadlines
• Ensure all graphics are print ready (prepress, proof and review) and liaise with project management to ensure quality and proper translation of graphic from concept to final product
• Work in partnership with the Marketing & Sales and Leadership teams to determine the direction, vision and scope of projects to deliver innovative, on brand creative solutions
• Review projects with digital and creative team leaders to ensure designs are impactful, aesthetically excellent, and on-brand and on-message

Graphic Designer Requirements:
• 4+ years of experience in a fast moving environment
• Highly proficient in Adobe creative Suite: Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
• Extensive experience designing for print, web, mobile and social media
• A strong eye for visual composition
• A team player; willing to take direction and adapt in professional and social situations
• Solid understanding of print production requirements
• Skills to maintain and expand an existing website (they use BigCommerce to host their eComm site)
• Working knowledge of HTML/CSS (hand coding/WordPress knowledge is desirable)
• Detailed-oriented, great organizational and time management skills
• Ability to multitask and prioritize work based on deadlines

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: NJ36@jobalert.creativecircle.com