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Job# 29297 BH# 353481
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Packaging Design PM | Permanent | Arlington, VA

Title: Packaging Design PM

Location: Arlington, VA

Duration: Permanent

Start: ASAP


- Responsible for the end to end process (design adapt briefing to release to SGS for prepress)

- Partner with their vendor Sr. Design Manager and Design Operations Manager to manage and help bring projects to life.

- Responsible for leading and optimizing the process of design from design frozen through adaptation, artwork & pre-press.
- Leads the project execution from design lock to print production to ensure integrity of design is 
- Responsible for ensuring vendor proprietary colours and information are reproduced with absolute accuracy regardless of materials through final sign-off of colour prints or targets
- Routes artwork with cross-functional teams
- Provides creative direction/consolidated feedback to design adapt agency
- Co-ordinates artwork mechanicals/prepress with pre-press partners


- 5+ years’ experience in design and adaptation project management with deep experience in
artwork and print production for packaging/POS. 

- Must have experience in a CPG environment, (food industry is a PLUS)
- Proficient using PC platform, (Excel, MS Office, Outlook, as well as web-based systems/asset
management systems). Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite is preferred. 

- Ability to speak creative marketing language

- Ability to juggle multiple projects and manage both timelines and budgets.

- Good mix of project management that involves creative experience (working with a design team and the client design team, help with the briefing process, provide consolidated and directional feedback)

- Solid understanding of print production (understand print processes and work with printers, advise on print issues with design concepts).

- Ability to work with high volume accounts & multiple vendors

- In-depth experience managing packaging/POS artwork projects from design through to print 
execution in CPG/FMCG or retail experience.

- Experience managing design projects inclusive of print production, pre-press process and technical