Packaging Designer

Glendale, CA | Freelance | Job ID #55598 |
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Our client, a Consumer Products Company, is seeking a freelance Packaging Designer to join the team.

You will be responsible for:

  • Design and create innovative, accessible, packaging concepts (i.e. artwork, print, pattern, 3D mock ups) for client. drive processes to ensure product creation meets aesthetic and functional standards, manufacturability, and adherence to cost/profit margin targets.
  • The conception and execution of packaging design projects of all levels of complexity
  • Supports Sr. Designers and Packaging Manager
  • Works under minimal supervision
  • Actively participates in concept meetings
  • Oversee lower level designers
  • Works with internal partners (ie. licensees, Production, and/or Packaging) to influence and
  • support design and development process from concept to production.


  • Minimum 2-­4 yrs. related work experience
  • BA/BS or 2 years Technical College in a related field (Graphic Design) or equivalent work
  • High-­concept “out-­of-­the-­box” thinker
  • Strong awareness of market trends
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Thorough understanding of all elements of design: illustration, page layout, color and
  • typography
  • Thorough knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is critical
  • Traditional illustration skills are a plus
  • Experience with character based design is a major plus

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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