Packaging Designer/Production Artist 

Sunnyvale, California | Freelance | Job ID #68347 |
Posted Last Week
 

Our client, a global creative content production company, is seeking a Packaging Designer/Production Artist to join the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Product Graphics team with production and design tasks in the implementation of artwork for sustaining products
  • Perform miscellaneous production tasks such as reviewing vendor part marking specifications and test devices
  • Supports Product Graphics Designers by revising all sustaining hardware product artwork with general text and content updates, regulatory changes, and font updates. Graphics are for implementation on products, components, and individual parts
  • For Regulatory updates, works with Designers on design needs, intent, requirements, and interpretation, and with Project Manager to understand key implementation dates and the product localization matrix
  • Understands the client’s design style and product ecosystem to ensure brand consistency. Works with Graphics Manager to find the best compromise between design intent and regulatory constraints
  • Ensures all artwork has been reviewed and approved by the Product Graphics Designers and delivered on time for cross-functional team review
  • Supports Product Graphics team with graphics specifications and best practices documentation
  • Participates in process improvement to make the workflow more efficient

Musts:

  • BA degree in Graphics Design or equivalent
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a design organization for consumer electronics/consumer goods
  • Strong knowledge of fundamental design principles. Well-honed eye for sophisticated design, quality, and consistency
  • Mastery in graphic and production design and in the application of typography best practices
  • Understands line-weights and how they appear on various surface materials: plastics/metals/fibers/other
  • Ability to read 3D CAD drawings
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously while tracking milestones and deliverables
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, In-Design, Photoshop
  • Proficiency in Mac Applications: Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and in Microsoft Office
  • Trustworthy in a highly confidential environment. Supportive of company values
  • Strong work ethic. Accountable for actions. Takes initiative
  • Highly motivated and goal oriented. Follows through from beginning to completion
  • Positive, attentive, focused, and engaged
  • Straightforward, honest, and diplomatic demeanor when dealing with others
  • Exceptional communication interpersonal and written, and follow-up skills
  • Adaptable to frequent change. Works well under pressure
  • Manages time effectively
  • Collaborative “team-player”
  • Meticulous and detail oriented, shows ingenuity in solving problems
  • Resourceful, and is dedicated to achieving high quality standards. They are dependable, calm under pressure, and able to learn quickly and cope with rapid change

Pluses:

  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and production phases
  • Database management systems

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.