Packaging Designer Job Description

Packaging Designer Job Description

May 14th, 2020

Packaging Designers are responsible for designing cost-effective, attractive, and safe packaging for commercial products. They work closely with design and marketing teams to develop packaging ideas that best suit clients' needs.

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We are looking for an experienced Packaging Designer to develop creative and cost-effective packaging designs for our products. As a Packaging Designer, you will work to develop functional, eye-catching packaging designs that resonate with our target market and comply with state health and safety regulations.

To ensure success as a Packaging Designer, you should have a good eye for style and in-depth knowledge of packaging regulations. A top-class Packaging Designer should be able to analyze market trends and create product packaging that is both eye-catching and functional.

Packaging Designer Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with the design and marketing teams to discuss packaging specifications and confirm budgets.
  • Evaluating market trends and analyzing similar packaging designs.
  • Brainstorming packaging ideas using hand sketches, verbal cues, words, and design software.
  • Ensuring packaging designs accurately represent the company’s brand and ethos.
  • Selecting functional ideas and creating packaging mock-ups.
  • Identifying suitable packaging materials and conducting feasibility studies.
  • Collaborating with graphic designers and copywriters to finalize packaging text and graphics.
  • Completing final mock-up designs using computer modeling software.
  • Presenting final designs to stakeholders and company managers.

Packaging Designer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Art, or a similar field.
  • Marketing experience would be preferable.
  • Proven experience working as a Packaging Designer.
  • Natural talent for design and a keen eye for detail.
  • Experience with market research and product placement advertising.
  • Familiarity with various packaging materials.
  • Knowledge of consumer packaging health and safety regulations.
  • Proficient with 3D design software including CAD or AutoCAD.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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