Packaging Designer

San Francisco , Full time

Our Client is currently seeking a Packaging Design 3-D artist with an outstanding design portfolio and background in consumer electronics packaging design 3-D Modeling, Texturing and Rendering. You’ll work closely with our packaging team from concept pitches to project completion, and beyond. This role is responsible for creating engaging and highly polished renderings for packaging and retail to help communicate portfolio strategy, new product expansions, optimizations of existing packaging and retail across a breadth of components. You will be the driver and thought leader, and must be able to translate your creative energy, engineering knowledge, and production know-how into compelling and thoughtful work.

Specifically, the 3-D Artist will:

  • Work in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment
  • Participate in all phases of the packaging design process from conceptual, to strategic and tactical implementation
  • You will support design harmonization between design, packaging engineering and production -but also the day-to-day details (rolling packaging changes, ranging from the creative to the necessary)
  • You will play an active role on our internal creative team and participate in regular design reviews and may be asked to contribute your design thinking to other creative projects as well.
  • Collaborate with and inspire business, product and marketing leads
  • Provide team leadership with the ability to complete projects with little support
  • Work closely with other designers and engineers, challenging each other to drive better design work
  • Occasionally travel nationally and internationally 

Experience, Expertise and Qualifications :

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in graphic design (consumer electronics packaging experience preferred)
  • Understanding of user-centered design methods and techniques for both design and form factor (must exhibit concept to production in portfolio)
  • Strong portfolio of cutting-edge design that proves forward-thinking design skills on behalf of CPG (consumer packaged goods) product brands
  • Experience defining print specifications and finishes, as well as functional engineering components (show us that you’ve worked with product and supply chain teams)
  • Excellent computer skills including Illustrator, Photoshop, Powerpoint, and Rendering Software (Keyshot preferred)
  • Experience in motion, digital design and any other hybridization of skills preferred
  • Highly driven and proactive self-starter -taking on a task without much context and driving it through
  • Believes in collaboration in a multi-disciplinary design environment
  • Excellent communication skills in sharing your design thinking, presenting to all levels of co-workers throughout all stages of design
  • Strong problem solving, communications and computer skills are essential in this position
  • BS in Graphic Design or related degree from an accredited college or university – OR – 5+ years of relevant experience
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