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Temp Packaging Designer

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Issaquah, Washington
Posted November 11
Freelance
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to anna@thesmartdept.com.

smartdept. inc is hiring a Packaging Designer for a 3 month contract with a national retailer based in Issaquah. As the packaging designer, you will work closely with the Packaging Graphics team, creating designs that follow corporate brand standards for a wide variety of packaging types; Including: color boxes, poly bags, labels, ect. Candidates should be able to handle project from initial concept through final production stages.

What You Need:

  • Formal training at an accredited graphic design school.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat.
  • The ability to conceptualize ideas.
  • Good use of typography and layout.
  • On the job Macintosh design and production experience..
  • Working knowledge of dielines.
  • Understanding of multiple printing processes.
  • Experience in creating designs that are follow a creative brief.
  • Flexibility in daily tasks; able to shift back and forth between design and production tasks.
  • Self-motivated and set priorities.
  • Work well in a team environment, under extremely tight deadlines.
  • Ability to follow tight file set up procedures and departmental guidelines.
  • Excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and ability to take direction and criticism well.
  • Extreme attention to detail, commitment to accuracy and ability to multi task.

Nice to Have:

  • Ability to do hand cutting and assemble mock-ups.
  • Experience in 3D rendering.
  • Illustration skills would be favorable.
  • Past use of project management software would be helpful.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to anna@thesmartdept.com.