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Freelance 2D Graphic Designer (Packaging)

New York, NY 10010

Posted: 08/14/2018 Job Category: Graphic Design Job Number: 99518

Job Title: Freelance 2D Graphic Designer (Packaging)

Location: New York, NY

Start ASAP

End: Temp to Perm

They will be working on GWP and Promo, need to be passionate about packaging and talented illustrator.

Their aesthetic needs to be elevated, modern and luxurious-not mass

The position is responsible for collaborating on the conception, theme development, graphic design and execution of necessary production artwork for the brand's seasonal and promotional packaging.

Design:

  • Ability to create shelf-back, social-ready 2D designs and package design layouts to support overall brand strategy, with guidance  from manager
  • Ensures adherence to brand guidelines in own work; ensure a consistent visual approach to all programs, marrying package design with in-store merchandising, digital and core visual concepts
  • Develop layouts for photography as it pertains to promotional sets and packaging; oversee and art direct photo shoots and final retouching

Industrial Design:

  • Understanding of product and industrial design
  • Help resolve issues of function, performance, manufacturability and scheduling during design development and production phases of projects

Retail Experience:

  • Experience or exposure in designing across select consumer touch points i.e., specialty-multi and open-sell environments
  • Focus on social/e-commerce – especially familiar with packaging graphics as a vehicle in open-sell environments
  • Awareness of competitive landscape and trends
  • Liaise with various Marketing groups to develop designs that are relevant for specific markets and retailers.
  • About You
  • 3 years’ experience and relevant degree
  • Strong in shelf-back, social ready design
  • Differentiated, innovative packaging
  • Industrial design capabilities; Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and In-Design
  • Strong graphic design and typography skills with the ability to develop graphic standards.
  • Strong ability to render and communicate ideas, flexibility of vision, responsiveness to creative input, and great visual sensibilities
  • Able to work well in a team environment, contribute ideas and interact with cross functional partners
  • Artistic backgrounds in areas like sculpture (nice to have)
  • How You Will be Successful
  • Identifies innovative opportunities and provides feedback on possible actions
  • Problem solves by creating new approaches, seeking ideas and suggestions when appropriate
  • Encourages self and others to be creative in their approach to team tasks
  • Understands needs of Creative and its customers in order to build effective partnerships
  • Taps into informal network to gain support for ideas/projects
  • Treats others with respect and concern
  • Adapts to new environments, processes and teams
  • Ability to proactively seek diversification of knowledge, skills and abilities

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