Packaging Designer

Los Angeles, CA | Freelance | Job ID #50811 |
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Onward Search is on the hunt for a Packaging Designer to join our beauty client's Creative team. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role! 

You'll report to the Creative Director and be responsible for:

  • Designing on-brand package design from the beginning thru production-ready files for beauty and lifestyle products.
  • Support efforts to launch a new beauty product line, as well as supporting other skin care and home care product's packaging projects.
  • Manage the overall production timelines for each product in development to ensure that projects produced on time.
  • Contribute insights to current packaging trends to elevate products
  • Sourcing materials, proofing, doing color matching and visiting vendors to do on-site proofs 10% of the time
  • Managing 3-7 small and large projects at any given time, working with project management on priorities
  • Must be able to work within the guidelines of R&D, legal, for your designs.


  • 3-7 years of professional design experience primarily focused on CPG packaging
  • Portfolio with beauty focused packaging is ideal seeking high end aesthetic
  • Must be an expert in print packaging design and understand the processes of preflight and press checks.
  • Must be an expert in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Professional with strong communication skills able to share specifics of experience and contribution of projects
  • Up-to-date on current beauty and packaging trends for new cause-based and/or how healthy/clean product companies are doing to reach consumers.
  • Sourcing experience and partnering with vendors is deal
  • Seeking warm, humble, collaborative partner to join the team with the opportunity to have a lot of creative expression.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

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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