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Packaging Designer



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Must be willing to work onsite 3x a week in Soho.
Our client, coveted beauty brand in NYC is searching for a Packaging Designer to join their amazing in-house Creative Team. First and foremost – you are a graphic designer who loves all things packaging with a keen eye for layout, color, type, imagery and patterns. iIllustration skills are a big plus, and if they have 3D experience as well that’s a plus too!.
 They will love you if, you are conceptual, self-driven and hands-on through to project delivery.

-Graphic/Packaging designer to create package designs for skincare launches, seasonal programs, collateral, gift sets – experience in Beauty/Luxury industry a plus but not required.
-Must be able to take ownership of projects from inception through production including final mechanicals.
-Follow and uphold brand guidelines and work within the brand codes, however you can (and we encourage you to) push boundaries an experiment within our creative sandbox.
-Exceptional at rendering concepts in AI or Photoshop – retouching capabilities are a must, organized with meticulous attention to details.
-Team player who is comfortable working with both creative and cross functional team members.
-Attend meetings, work directly with project manager on project needs and timelines
-Effective verbal and written communicator
-ALL designers are expected to work on everything from line extensions, basic mechanicals to larger global hallmark programs. Leave egos at the door.
-Self-starter who is able to manage their own time– will be part a team but needs to have the ambition to keep things moving.
-Timelines are tight and there are very quick turn-around – we are looking for someone who can
keep a cool head and is able to function in high-pressure situations.
-Must have a great eye for color – able to review and provide feedback on color proofs, color matching samples etc…
-Graphic designer with at least 5 years of experience
-Portfolio demonstrates branding/graphic and packaging designs – show work relevant but not limited to the Luxury Beauty/Fashion market
-Proficient in mechanical creation and typesetting
-Exceptional knowledge of print, file preparation for print and on-press experience
-Expert in Adobe Creative Suites – Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
-Meticulous 2D rendering and concept retouching capabilities are a must
-Comfortable and familiarity creating DTO’s (Design Turn-Overs) – be able to visualize packagingstructures and construction and translate
-Illustration, hand drawing or pattern creation skills a plus

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $50 to $55 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits! Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive