Package Design Manager
ONSITE AT CLIENT LOCATION Los Angeles, CA 90020 US
- Location: ONSITE in Los Angeles, CA, 90065
- Work Authorization: Candidate must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
- Contract duration: estimated 6 months
- Experience required: 7+ years of experience
- Payrate range: $33-$38 per hour
- Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision
We are looking for a highly creative and experienced Package Design Manager to lead our Graphic Design team within the cosmetics industry. As a Package Design Manager, you will play a pivotal role in developing visually stunning and marketable packaging for our cosmetic products. If you're a talented and innovative design professional with a passion for cosmetics, we invite you to apply for this exciting contract to hire opportunity to shape the visual identity of the brand.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Package Design Leadership: Lead and manage the Graphic Design team, setting the creative direction for packaging design. Oversee and guide the team's efforts to ensure on-brand, visually appealing, and innovative packaging solutions.
- Concept Development: Spearhead the creation of unique and compelling packaging concepts that align with our brand's aesthetic, target audience, and market trends. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure design objectives are met.
- Product Packaging: Design packaging for a wide range of cosmetic products, including skincare, makeup, and fragrance items. Ensure packaging conveys the product's value, benefits, and unique selling points.
- Brand Consistency: Ensure brand consistency across all packaging design elements, maintaining a cohesive visual identity and messaging throughout our product lines.
- Material Selection: Collaborate with suppliers and manufacturers to select appropriate materials, finishes, and production techniques to meet design requirements and budget constraints.
- Regulatory Compliance: Stay informed about cosmetic packaging regulations and ensure packaging designs comply with industry standards and legal requirements.
- Team Collaboration: Work closely with marketing, product development, and production teams to ensure seamless execution of packaging designs, including prototyping and production oversight.
- Budget Management: Manage the budget for the design department, allocate resources effectively, and negotiate costs with suppliers while maintaining high design quality.
- Market Research: Stay up-to-date on industry trends, competitor packaging strategies, and emerging design technologies. Utilize this knowledge to innovate and improve design strategies.
- Bachelor's degree in graphic design, visual arts, or a related field (Master's degree is a plus).
- A strong portfolio showcasing extensive experience in packaging design, preferably within the cosmetic industry.
- Proven leadership and team management skills.
- Proficiency in design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite.
- Strong creative thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills.
- Knowledge of printing and production processes for packaging.
- A passion for cosmetics and a keen eye for design trends.