Junior Packaging Designer

New York, NY | Freelance | Job ID #52468 |
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Our client, a global retailer of gourmet products, with it's headquarters in NYC is looking to bring on a Junior Production Designer for an ongoing freelance assignment. This role begins on-site in NYC on May 20th.

What you'll be doing:

  • Handling adjustments on artwork and detail work on packaging.
  • Developing mechanicals for a range of products.
  • Making mechanicals production ready with clean files, layers, links, etc.
  • Fielding one-off design requests for packaging templates, revisions, new product designs, etc.
  • Mocking up creative examples to support branding campaign development.
  • Owning production setup of packaging assets, setting up templates, building mechanicals, checking colors, etc.
  • Changing file types, filing, organization of materials, packaging up assets for delivery and execution, etc.
  • Creating templates (master pages, stylesheets, layout grids, etc.)
  • Creating PhotoShop mockups (superimposing flat designs into situation, etc.)
  • Photo retouching as needed.
  • Other tasks may apply.

About you:

  • 2+ years of graphic design experience.
  • Experience with packaging design, packaging production design and the process.
  • Expert at Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Experienced with photo retouching.
  • Extensive pre-press, print file setup, die-line creation, mechanical building and printing experience. Must be fluent in production language.
  • Must be familiar with printing terminology - know what Pantone is and how it fits in to design work.
  • Able to handle multiple fast-paced assignments at a time, you have strong organizational skills and can follow direction.
  • You are headstrong, well organized and don't get flustered by last minute requests and tight deadlines.
  • Up to date portfolio with your design and production work.
  • You need your own computer for this job.
  • BONUS: Illustration skills are a huge bonus.

 

Must be at least 18 years old. Onward Search is a drug-free workplace. Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in 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, nationally and internationally. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO_
 

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.
  • The client 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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