Sr. Packaging Designer Toys

Job Title:
Sr. Packaging Designer Toys
Job Location:
Northeast
Relocation:
No
Position Level:
Manager
Position Report To:
Creative Director
Position Responsibilities:

(Seeking private label/branded packaging designed…not licensed packaging design)

 

The Senior Packaging Designer designs packaging for company-branded and private label products. Present innovative concepts for packaging refreshes and new product launches.

  • Responsible for designing, sizing, and layout of branded/private label packaging used for company and private label products.
  • Create labels for product lines
  • Responsible for blister arrangements on cards
  • Design ensemble packaging for private label/branded products.
  • Design/provide art for CDUs and PDQs.
  • Design die lines for new packaging concepts.
  • Ensure that proper legal lines, country of origin, UPC’s are on all packages.
  • Include correct warning information, age grading, size, weight and translations.
  • Proof all incoming packaging proofs and blister arrangements as needed.
  • Follow up on all existing items that require changes in addresses, warnings or other information.
  • Follow up on existing items that need to be sent to new factories. Update packaging as necessary before sending to new factory.
  • Coordinate the sending of packaging to printers/factories with the product art being sent to these same companies.
  • Give packaging direction for mock-ups for customer presentations and/or for catalog photography.
  • Responsible for including the correct ink colors for each job on the file when sending to the factory.
Percent Travel:
Direct Reports:
No
Experience Required:
  • 4 years of related experience and/or training required; 5 or more years preferred.
  • Must be proficient in utilizing Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Must be able to calculate correct sizes and color percentages for packaging.
  • Ability to understand CDU/PDQ die lines.
  • Knowledge of 4/color process and spot color printing on offset and flexographic presses.
  • Requires effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to proof, present ideas, and/or facts and recommendations effectively.
  • Good communication skills with others in the department, with other departments, and with suppliers.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Excellent follow-up and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.  Ability to work independently with little direction.
Education Required:
BS/BA
Other Remarks: