The Estee Lauder Companies Sr. Packaging Designer in Irvine, California

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Senior Packaging Designer

Job Description

Reports to:Executive Art Director

Summary

Too Faced is looking for a passionate Senior Packaging Designer to create thoughtful, inspiring and exciting exterior package design in order to translate our brand DNA to the world. The ideal candidate will have experience in packaging design, gorgeous typography, exquisite color sense and impeccable skills. The Designer will be working on creative packaging and product development projects under the guidance of the Chief Creative Officer and Executive Art Director. This role will be responsible for a range of tasks including everything from digital illustration, graphic and package design to production. This position will be an instrumental part of the packaging design team helping to develop new and creative packaging for Too Faced product launches.

The position is based in our Corporate HQ office in Irvine, CA. Remote work is not an option.

THIS IS HOW YOU WORK IT:

Responsibilities

  • Design, create, layout, and build beautiful and innovative packaging and graphics for best in class products

  • Support the Chief Creative Officer in conception and creation of packaging design for product launches

  • Produce digital illustrations (raster & vector) to be used on product components and packaging

  • Work closely with the Chief Creative Officer and Executive Art Director to carry out the company’s strategic vision by designing within the Too Faced brand DNA

  • Drive the execution of product branding by developing and managing consistent product packaging across core products, line extensions, seasonal campaigns and promotions

  • Partner with product development and marketing teams to achieve the highest level of quality for each project- understanding limitations due to timing, costs, etc.

  • Support design and maintenance of a wide array of unit cartons, palette and component designs.

  • Work with production team to make mock-ups of products for presentations and reviews

  • Follow workflow and sign-off protocols to ensure final deliverables are error-free

  • Prep final files for production and work with production team on specifics such as Pantone matching, proofing, etc.

  • Organize and maintain project and digital archives

  • Research current beauty design trends and push team with creative, out of the box thinking

  • Participate in brainstorms and new idea sharing

THIS IS WHAT YOU’RE MADE OF:

Desired Skills and Requirements

  • 8 years’ experience within a creative environment across a variety of practices in design with a super concentration in package design; including collateral, pop displays, print advertising, and digital in the beauty industry

  • B.A. or B.F.A. in Graphic Design

  • Must have raster & vector illustration experience

  • Able to work independently and be self-motivated, while still working within a team environment

  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects at once under tight deadlines

  • Demonstrate ability to work as a team contributor, working closely with Creative, Product Development, and Marketing

  • Extremely organized with a strong attention to detail, an outstanding communicator and a solution oriented problem solver by nature

  • Resourceful and knowledgeable of beauty/fashion retail market trends and new packaging trends/technology

  • Able to think and work strategically, able to plan ahead and foresee opportunities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of concept development, design and all phases of production

  • A candidate’s visual portfolio demonstrating creative talent, digital illustration, sense of typography, and creative use of imagery and communication will grab our attention

  • Extensive knowledge of design software includingAdobe Creative Suite: Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

Job ID2018-1409

CategoryGraphic Design

TypeRegular Full-Time

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Brand: Too Faced