Packaging Designer

North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will be responsible for creating professional and strategic design concepts that will showcase an item and it’s features and in turn, help sell more of that product. The success of this position relies heavily on creating legitimate product brands from the ground up. This goes well beyond just designing a logo for a box. Conveying personality and tone; building a brand's essence will help our customers make an emotional connection to that brand and assist in making current and future purchasing decisions.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produces final graphic artwork from inception to completion
  • Conceptual design, production design and preparation of final print mechanicals. You will be responsible for building files that will faithfully reproduce, problem-free, quality artwork when printed.
  • Highly skilled in Adobe Illustrator CC & Photoshop CC, 3D software experience is a plus
  • Strong Drawing & Illustration skills
  • Extremely skilled photo retoucher and compositor
  • Seasoned logo & brand development skills

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have extensive knowledge and experience in preparing final packaging press ready files.
  • Strong, conceptual, layout and design skills.
  • Must be well versed in many graphic design styles
  • A sharp eye for typography & design with a deep understanding of composition & color theory
  • Fully understands the pre-press production process
  • Understanding of various commercial printing techniques and knowledge of how to prepare a file for special effects and custom nishes (coatings, spot varnish, hot stamps, emboss, etc)
  • Strong communication skills & ability to take direction
  • Ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously under tight deadlines

A current portfolio that demonstrates smart creative concepts and solutions with a strong focus on mass markets.

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Communicator: You possess strong communication skills and enjoy working with customers and coworkers.
  • Team Oriented: You are capable of embracing the ideas of others (even if they conflict with your own) for the sake of the company and client.
  • Self-motivated: You can work with a minimum of supervision and be capable of strategically prioritizing multiple tasks in a proactive manner.
  • Passionate: You must be passionate about online collaboration and ensuring our clients are successful; we love seeing hunger and ambition.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work primarily in a climate controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Sedentary, sitting, and frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Ocean State Job Lot offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance - If eligible
  • Profit Participation  
  • Service Awards
  • 401K plan - When eligible
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, and Sick)
  • Store 20% discount

 

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other job duties and tasks, some of which may be essential to the position.  Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract, either express or implied.  You are an at-will employee, meaning either you or the Company may terminate your employment at any time, with or without notice.