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Senior Designer (Packaging)

Brand:  SGK
Company:  Schawk USA Inc. (US103)
Line of Business:  Schawk
Location: 

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55418

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

SGK Brand Solutions is a leading global brand development, activation and deployment provider that helps companies drive brand performance by improving top-line growth and bottom-line efficiency through the delivery of solutions. Our Schawk solution produces the brand assets required to represent brands accurately and consistently in print and online to help brands deploy their products to markets worldwide quickly, efficiently and consistently.  

 

Schawk Minneapolis is looking for a Senior Packaging Designer to utilize strong conceptual thinking and design knowledge to translate client concepts into design pieces. This role visualizes and develops solutions for products and campaigns, while mentoring team members to achieve project goals. The Senior Packaging Designer utilizes creative thinking while following brand standards and internal workflows to create designs that meet project deliverables in an efficient manner.   Ideal candidate will have at least 3 to 4 years of prior package design experience, preferrably in the space of consumer packaged goods as well as a portfolio that reflects strong concepting skills.

 

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?
  • Connecting consumer experiences with brands to drive engagement and action?  
  • Creating comprehensive brand identities, meaningful brand stories and engaging brand experiences? 
  • Helping brands and retailers creatively, efficiently and cost-effectively develop relevant messages? 
  • Producing brand assets required to represent brands accurately? 
DO YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH?
  • Leading design project from concept phase through successful completion?
  • Creating 3D mock-ups of design concepts?
  • Developing and implementing visual elements or creative concepts for project deliverables?
  • Translating existing and emerging concepts into actual brand and/or product designs?
  • Integrating images, text, motion, etc. with a great sense of aesthetics, while executing against the brand/product vision or brief?
  • Acting as a liaison amongst production department to ensure results meet project specifications?
  • Developing working relationships with clients to fully understand requirements and expectations?
  • Leading project meetings to understand concept, timelines, objectives and specifications?
  • Communicating project deliverables across design team and production department?
  • Presenting ideas, research and trends during creative meetings with both internal teams and external clients?
  • Working with creative teams to direct photoshoots for design projects?
  • Overseeing project deadlines to ensure they are met consistently?
  • Ensuring projects are on track to be completed on time and within budget?
  • Creating presentations, moodboards and proposals based upon project scope?
  • Advising the design team with technical problem solving in the development of design elements and layouts?
  • Recommending improvements in creative design concept, tools, processes and/or assigned tasks to management?
  • Conducting market research to stay up-to-date on market trends and new design developments?
  • Advising Designers and Jr Designers throughout project deliverables?
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, Design, Advertising, Marketing or related field
  • Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred
  • 6+ years of previous Packaging design experience; ideally in the area of consumer packaged goods.
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • Proficient with design software (Adobe Creative Suite, QuarkXpress, etc.); ability to provide professional portfolio upon request
  • High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting

 

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Schawk, a division of SGK Brand Solutions, produces the brand assets required to represent brands accurately and consistently in print and online to help brands deploy their products to markets worldwide quickly, efficiently and consistently. SGK Brand Solutions is a leading global brand development, activation and deployment provider that helps companies drive brand performance by improving top-line growth and bottom-line efficiency through the delivery of solutions by six sub-brands: Brandimage, Anthem, Equator Design, IDL Worldwide, Schawk and Saueressig. SGK Brand Solutions is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 
 

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis