Packaging Designer (freelance)

Los Angeles, CA (Company Confidential)

Our client, an Innovative Health Food Startup, is currently seeking a versatile, highly-organized, and talented Food Packaging Designer to join their team in Los Angeles on a freelance basis.

In this exciting role, you will handle multiple artwork adaption, mechanical production, photo retouching/manipulation, and pre-press tasks.

The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented and innovative professional who is fluent in typography and possesses a solid understanding of prepress needs. Strong organizational and time management skills will be key to thrive in this fast-paced, deadline-driven role.

Responsibilities

  • Re-format and re-size previous packaging design
  • Collaborate with design to format designs for printing
  • Research and execute print specifications for assigned tasks
  • Analyze copy, package elements, and legal mandatories
  • Participate in pre-production meetings with clients and vendors
  • Oversee the execution of design through its full creative cycle
  • Keep track of production files and master art

Qualifications

  • At least 2+ years of design experience
  • Previous packaging experience
  • Standard photo editing/retouching skills
  • Proficient with dielines and diecuts
  • Basic understanding of working within brand guidelines
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively
  • Skilled with Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

Please submit your current resume and portfolio for review.