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Job# 33542 BH# 375685
Contact# 5776848

Junior Packaging Designer

Position Overview:

In this position, you would be responsible for developing packaging layouts, creating artwork, and inserting designs using existing artwork.

Duties:

  • Design, develop and test a variety of structural packaging to achieve CSP (Cost, Schedule & performance)
  • Lead development of retail/customer packages to support new products, package improvements, package refresh and cost reduction.
  • Foster use of cutting-edge technologies and innovative design approaches in structural packaging solutions for the consumer markets.
  • Work directly with each graphic designer to translate brand, licensing & marketing requirements into innovative functional packaging structure designs for new and existing products, using paperboard, corrugated vacuum-formed plastic, blisters and other materials for best shelf appeal.
  • Perform preliminary package feasibilities to determine proper package size and affordability.
  • Evaluate structural package designs for cost effectiveness, considering material options, global sourcing, manufacturability, pallet and container utilization etc.
  • Evaluate pre-production and production samples to ensure material quality and product placement are specified
  • Generate timely, accurate, manufacturable die-lines for graphic development.
  • Document all packaging, including conceptual, manufacturing, assembly, interior protective packaging/insert, MS project spreadsheets documenting all package parts, elements and contents.
  • Create package samples as needed for brand, marketing, graphic mock ups, sales and product fit assessments.
  • Maintain knowledge of new packaging technologies and trends related to design, materials, treatments and machinery in order to drive innovation and functionality.
  • Collaborate with local and overseas manufacturing and quality engineers to ensure parties are aligned on all issues related to ongoing products.
  • Monitor current packages for improvements in quality and cost.
  • Seek opportunities to cost-reduce existing packaging for “carry-over” products while maintaining “perceived value”.
  • Manage multiple product categories simultaneously and effectively.

Job Requirements

  • Intermediate to advanced skills with ArtiosCAD and SolidWorks 3D programs, with experience producing manufactured retail packages, including concept, assembly, interior protective packaging/insert.
  • Basic skill with Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Intermediate to advance skill with MS Excel, word and Outlook.
  • Portfolio of past structural designs.
  • Able and willing to travel as required.
  • Strong presentation skill, highly organized with attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proactive thinker and problem solver
  • Able to deal with changing priorities
  • Ability to finish projects on time
  • Good follow through skills
  • Positive and strong personality
  • Great time management skills.