Graphic Designer

Boston, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #62618 |
Posted Earlier this month
 

Our client is seeking a Graphic Designer.

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

  • Design Delivery Specialists [DDS] manage the design execution process for regional packaging or retail design
  • Partners with multifunctional internal & external project team to enable quality design intent delivery at shelf or in-store

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE:

  • Prefer 2 year degree in Design-related field and/or minimum of 2 years of Design Production & Print experience (Design Firm, Printer, Production House preferred)
  • OR 2 years proven in-role experience in CPG industry

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Design Production & Print experience
  • Basic understanding of the E2E design process: from design concept through design production.
  • Thorough/In depth understanding of Print Feasibility, Print Quality, and Pre-Press
  • Thorough/In depth understanding with artwork file production, fit for use requirements, print process capabilities, substrates/finishes, Color Management & digital proofing
  • Munsell Test score of ‘Average Discrimination’ or above
  • Print trial or print production run experience preferred
  • Design Execution Leadership & Project Management experience
  • Able to demonstrate solid collaboration skills with multi-functional teams and outside suppliers.
  • Strong project and time management skills, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with attention to detail.
  • Basic business communication planning & execution skills – verbal and written.
  • Proactively identify issues, and willingness to continually build on knowledge to optimize tools and processes.
  • Ability to analyze and assess current state and recommend systemic improvements
  • Brand Equity & Design understanding
  • Basic understanding of brand equity, brand identity systems, Design implementation and production guidelines, and how to translate design intent to packaging and other mediums.
  • Basic understanding of design, design assets, and importance of design principles to achieve visual consistency
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat

Preferred:

  • Print trial or print production run experience
  • Munsell Test score of ‘Superior Discrimination
  • Experience working in the consumer packaged goods industry
  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Flash)

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.