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Packaging Designer

Company: makesy
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

packaging designer.At makesy we believe deeply that the "right" people are our greatest asset. We value people with high energy, who possess the ability to energize others. People who are smart, creative and have a point of view. People who see the answer in every problem, versus those who see the problem in every answer. People who are driven, determined and won't take "no" for an answer. We value team players, people who are more concerned with what's right, rather than who's right.
We are looking for a one-of-a-kind, rockstar Packaging Designer to join our team!
The Packaging Designer will meet with internal departments to discuss and establish project objectives, research current trends and the target demographic, and design and troubleshoot the visual aspects of all packaging for our products. You should possess an understanding of graphic design concepts and software and excellent interpersonal skills. This role will be hands-on packaging design at our HQ in Irvine, CA!

  • Work with the Art Director and product sourcing team in our Irvine location for hands-on packaging design development.
  • Create concepts for new retail packaging opportunities.
  • Implement current design into line extensions and new products.
  • Oversee packaging applications onsite in our irvine warehouse.
  • Own the brand book, ensuring it's consistently updated and accurate.
  • Assisting in packaging sourcing with our product development team and researching materials.
  • Analyzing market trends, customer needs and product details to conceptualize, design, and test effective package designs
  • Evaluate current packaging and develop ways to improve product packaging efficiencies and processes.
  • Work cross functionally with other members of the creative department to evaluate company needs, develop project strategies, and create print elements for products.
  • Develop eye-catching, cost-effective and safe packaging for products.
  • Conduct competitive research to better understand brand objectives, target markets, and industry trends.
  • Ability to troubleshoot design process problems as they arise.
  • Ensure that all aspects of the packaging project align with the needs of the company.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design preferred
    • Strong portfolio showcasing high-end packaging design skills
    • Expert in Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
    • Figma knowledge or willingness to learn Figma as a team design tool
    • Strong communicator with the ability to set goals, provide updates, receive feedback, and present the final packaging file or project
    • Keen eye for detail
    • High level of accountability and motivation
    • Strong Interpersonal, time and project management, presentation, leadership, and communication skills
    • Ability to delegate responsibilities
    • Receptiveness to feedback and adaptability
    • Willingness to meet deadlines
      makesy perks.
      • Annual salary pending experience: $70k-80k
      • Paid Time Off
      • Access to company's health plans
      • Access to company's 401k
      • Corporate Classpass membership (free massages and wellness perks monthly)
      • Team lunches and meals
      • Flexible work schedule
      • Dog friendly workplace
      • Daily Meditation breaks
      • Small (ish) company, open to all input and collaborative brainstorming to help develop the brand. Everyone has a voice!
        meet makesy. Making is our mission. Makin' your dreams come true--- ooh ooh ooh ooh! ---- Makesy utilizes only the highest quality ingredients and components on the planet (literally the whole planet). Any less would be a mess. Makesy is a premier online marketplace offering natural eco-friendly & innovative making supplies to makers around the globe. We pride ourselves in servicing the large global retailer in bulk down to the expressive small business owner and DIY extraordinaire. DIY all day, y'all! Nurturing our planet and gathering inspiration from nature is interwoven into all facets of our brand. It's all we know! We have found ways to make something seemingly complex seem super simple. Yip-a-dee-yup! You can count on us to be extraordinarily transparent, a listening ear, to always deliver top quality, and send you a pick-me-up when you need a lil nudge. At the end of the day, you can rest easy knowin' your pals at makesy have got yo back (and that's a fact)! Think of us as your go-to creative guidebook, hype-person and best friend all in one (we know - pretty awesome, right?). Makesy is the ultimate place to get your creative juices movin' and groovin' on all things DIY! Now, let's get down to business.

Keywords: makesy, Irvine , Packaging Designer, Other , Irvine, California

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