Senior Packaging Designer

Atlanta, Georgia | Freelance | Job ID #52496 |
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Onward Search is hiring a Packaging Designer Lead for a national fast food restaurant

Job Summary:
* this is a full-time, on-site, contract position that could turn into FTE.

In this role you will be responsible for designing the clients foodservice packaging along with retail merchandise and packaging design systems. You will establish visual guidelines and ensure there is consistent representation of the client’s brand across all touch points.

Job Requirements:

  • Responsible to lead vision and development of North America and Global foodservice print packaging, including: children’s packaging and retail merchandise packaging design systems
  • Develop design briefs to define objectives, business strategy and deliverables
  • Ability to develop visual identity systems to ensure a consistent level of creative excellence, cohesive with our brand system.
  • Develop and execute client’s merchandise and packaging strategy for retail channels while working closely with Marketing and cross-functional teams
  • Manage packaging project deliverables making sure to keep appropriate timelines, and managing budget
  • Direct innovative 2D foodservice packaging design concepts across 100+ SKU's
  • Direct product/packaging photoshoots, templates, renderings
  • Supervise execution of designs through prepress and printing
  • Lead 2D sustainable food packaging design strategy
  • Cultivate ideas and inspiration to drive product development
  • Ability and experience to work collaboratively and independently under creative manager’s guidance through concept development, visual exploration, and finalization
  • Project coordinate & ability to facilitate meetings among internal teams, agency, and research, legal, and additional counterparts
  • Ability and experience to research competitors and design trends to develop innovative and modern packaging design concepts


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, packaging design, retail packaging or related field
  • 7+ years experience in creative environment
  • Experience in packaging, retail, print and production
  • Amazing attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities, time management, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate concepts in 2D and 3D execution
  • Proficient with Mac, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, and Excel

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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