Packaging Designer - Other Areas

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Months
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $75/hr (DOE)
Our well known luxury beauty client is currently seeking a freelance Packaging Designer to join their team onsite for ongoing freelance.

Packaging Designer Responsibilities:
- Collaborates with Managers and Directors throughout design development of all products and packaging for programs, including new products, line extensions, promotional programs and gift sets.
- Render design options, execute layouts for presentations, and order comps etc.
- Create, maintain and organize library of designs, resources and materials and utilize effectively for new programs.
- Manage color standards, review submissions for primary and secondary packaging with package development.
- Create renders where needed for presentations
- Work cross functionally to develop multiple iterations of designs
- Maintain and build on sustainability goals
- Create innovative and connected packaging solutions
- Create graphic layouts for primary and secondary packaging within brand guidelines and aesthetic.
- Prepare and check final artwork for primary and secondary packaging and bags before it is released for production.
- Participate in weekly cross-functional meetings to discuss and track projects.
- Work with Corporate Packaging Department to resolve issues of function, performance, manufacturability, and scheduling
- Adhere to required schedules during design development and production phases of projects.

Packaging Designer Requirements:
- BA or BFA preferred
- 5+ years of experience
- Multi-disciplinary designer with a background in Industrial, Package Design, or Product Design
- Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams including Creative, Marketing, and Packaging Development
- Detail oriented designer who is comfortable with shifting design direction and working on multiple projects simultaneously
- Self-starter who will participate in all aspects of the promotional programs from concept through execution
- Ability to quickly generate concepts and visually communicate those ideas with renderings and/or comps
- Excellent eye for color and color combinations
- A sense of both current and developing trends in print/pattern, art, and packaging
- General understanding of engineering and manufacturing aspects of printing, patterns, and materials (cartons, fabrics, plastics, etc.)
- Good knowledge of 3D modeling/rendering software such as KeyShot, Rhino and/or SolidWorks and graphic programs such as Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
- Can communicate thoughts clearly and take feedback to create the best products possible
- Must be able to communicate technical and design issues well through drawings as well as 3-dimensional comping
- Must possess strong interpersonal skills, self-starter and creative resolution skills
- Good communication skills and professional demeanor
- Must have ability to handle numerous tasks in an efficient and timely manner in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

Creative Circle is focused on protecting the health and safety of our candidates, clients, and communities. Details of our job descriptions are always subject to change, e.g., on-site vs off-site. We follow the guidance of the CDC, WHO, CPHA, and government officials. If you have questions about a specific job posting, please contact us. Be well and stay well. - Creative Circle.


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