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Packaging Graphic Artist



Job Description

Packaging Graphic Artist


This role is responsible for translating creative strategy, building on creative direction and ensuring visual consistency across all packaging projects.

The ideal candidate will have a discerning eye for design, along with a solid appreciation for the production process. They’ll be an experienced designer who has worked with a variety of advertising mediums; well-versed in layout, file preparation and print production.


·          Design, develop and execute packaging aligned to brand concepts developed by Marketing team.

·          Create graphic elements based on a creative strategy, and roll them out across multiple form factors and SKUs.

·          Develop standards and guidelines for production artwork mechanicals.

·          Build complete production files for full range of packaging lines, including versions.

·          Manage storage and organization of development artwork and final production files.

·          Collaborate with packaging suppliers to ensure accuracy in mechanicals and alignment on materials, print techniques and finishes.

·          Review all samples of packaging development for final approval to production.

·          Partner with compliance to ensure all regulatory and compliance needs are met state by state.

·          Collaborate with project managers and agency partners to understand deadlines, and prioritize deliverables on a daily basis.

·          Oversee production from start to finish; coordinate and prioritize multiple deliverables at one time.

·          Prepare final press/production-ready files.

·          Troubleshoot artwork or technical issues that may arise.

·          Retouching, manipulation and preparation of imagery (as required)



·          3-5 years’ experience in a packaging position.

·          Thorough knowledge of printing techniques, die-lines and production layout.

·          Clear understanding of structural design, packaging materials & substrates.

·          Ability to sketch and visualize 3D objects.

·          Working knowledge of 3D modelling software considered an asset.

·          Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.

·          Experience in CPG, Beauty or Food & Beverage packaging preferred.

·          Self-motivated, innovative and able to multi-task in fast paced environment.

·          Works effectively with cross functional teams and partners.

·          Strong organizational skills.

·          Discerning eye and strong attention to detail

·          Ability to meet deadlines and manage work load effectively.

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