Senior Graphic Designer with Packaging and Production Experience

Compensation

: $50,570.00 - $81,620.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



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Job DescriptionPosition Overview:ArtSkills, Inc., is seeking a talented, collaborative, and energetic Senior Graphic Designer with strong package design and production experience to work in our fun, fast-paced, and energetic art department in Bethlehem, PA. ArtSkills is a family-owned, national company rooted in the art and craft consumer products industry. Our work environment promotes career growth, camaraderie, and a healthy work-life balance for all employees. The successful candidate will be an innovative, out-of-the-box thinker who strives for design excellence and enjoys challenges, as well as challenging others.RESPONSIBILITIES:Creation of new packaging design incorporating fresh ideas while effectively communicating product features and maintaining brand imageHeading and organizing a program, inclusive of directing a team of designers and junior designers.Making recommendations on the best and most cost-effective way to solve design challenges while maintaining brand aesthetic.Create packaging concepts, graphics and any visual elements: sketches, prototypes, compsOffer creative layouts and designs within short timelinesAccept and implement Art Directors and Creative Director's corrections and suggestions.Effectively manage project timelines for self and others.Illustrate and communicate packaging concepts about our products.Determine appropriate means to produce the desired visual effect and the production methodsBuild and maximize relationships with cross-functional teams of Sales, Marketing, and Overseas operations to ensure successful conceptualization, development and execution of package design specs are met.IDEAL CANDIDATE possesses:5+ years professional experience in Retail/Consumer Packaging Design and Production (overseas implementation experience needed) no travel neededA track record of excellence in implementing brand and product marketing strategies through design.Excellent knowledge of print production and press practices Pantone vs. CMYK, how colors are laid on press.Extensive knowledge of dielines, layout and assembly of large format displays and signage.Ability to work independently on a variety of projects under pressure, as well as collaboratively with team membersBFA or MFA in Graphic Design or related fieldStrong MAC skills with extensive knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and, Adobe PhotoshopStrong design skill set with high sensitivity to typography and layoutStrong time management, interpersonal communication and organizational skillsSolid understanding of design process and production including production and Engineering processesStrong work ethic and a whatever it takes and can do attitude3D/industrial design experience a +-All candidates applying for this position must be authorized to work in the United StatesIf you fit these requirements please send your resume, work history, salary requirements and at least 5 PDF samples of your best work. No one will be considered for this position without samples.Thank you for your interest.Job Type: Full-time- Local Applicants Preferred

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