Sr Packaging Designer

El Segundo, CA | Freelance | Job ID #55735 |
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Our client, a leading consumer products company, is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Sr. Packaging Designer to join its packaging design team. This team focuses on delivering exciting innovative packaging for a wide range of licensed and internal IP brands with varying audiences and aesthetics.

Through research, understanding consumer trends as well as the online and retail landscape, the team focuses on creating new and innovative packaging that translates into successful products. This involves designing and presenting packaging concepts in digital, 2D and 3D formats to upper management of marketing and design. The ideal candidate will possess proven packaging design experience showing the ability to work on challenging and fun kid’s products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The primary function of the Sr. Package Designer is to create brand statements through innovative package designs.
  • Design and develop packages from concept to production
  • Create package concepts & brand statements that are relevant and trend-setting
  • Assist the other packaging designers with projects and design communication as necessary
  • Work with the design manager to further develop designs
  • Effectively communicate product strategy and features through package design/copy
  • Work with copywriter & engineer to create cohesive packaging/brand statement
  • Partner with product design & marketing counterparts to ensure package delivers on strategy
  • Art direct photo shoots (product and/or talent)
  • Art direct in-house & outside resources such as illustrators, photo re-touchers, and Asia counterparts to develop elements of the package
  • 3D render and/or physically comp packages for presentations
  • Communicate with Asia counterparts to ensure quality and integrity of package design is maintained through production, and onto the shelf.


  • • Passion for design – creative thinker that strives for innovation
  • • In-depth knowledge of Photoshop & Illustrator
  • • Basic 3D software knowledge
  • • Ability to see the large picture while not losing focus of details
  • • Team player (ability to work with immediate team members and cross-functional partners)
  • • Ability to accept and give creative direction
  • • Up to date on current trends: graphics, advertising, fashion, technology, entertainment, social, etc.
  • • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects with different delivery dates simultaneously, to meet tight deadlines
  • • Excellent communication skills
  • • 3-5 years experience and a Degree in Design or Arts (and/or) Graphic Design Experience in the Communication Arts preferred

​Does this sound like you, then do not hesitate to apply!

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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