Packaging Graphic Designer
Who we are looking for...
We're looking for someone who loves packaging! Someone with a keen eye for design and a knack for noticing details. Someone who lives for great typography and creating customer illustrations.
In a nutshell... a packaging designer.
As a packaging graphic designer at Trader Joe's, you'll be responsible for creating the designs that excite our customers, at all of our 460+ stores nationwide.
You'll be designing for everything from coffees and teas, to health and beauty, to imported salamis and cheeses to produce and prepared meals.
As a Packaging Designer, you'll be responsible for partnering with our Product Developers to design the packaging (labels, boxes, bags, bottles and cans) for our products and is in close contact with our nutrition team to cover regulatory aspects of labeling.
This position is based out of our Boston, MA office.
If this sounds like something you'd love to do, then we'd love to hear from you.
The ideal candidate has...
A Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design (or equivalent experience)
A minimum 5-7 years graphic design experience in a studio setting (preferably in packaging)
Demonstrated strength in creative thought and visual problem solving
Fluency in Adobe CS6 (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign)
Thorough understanding of print production processes (process color, flexography, etc.)
A positive attitude, strong communication skills and a passion for creating package design solutions that excite our customers!
What you'll do...
Design 2 & 3 dimensional packaging (labels, tags, boxes and bags) to showcase our products.
Incorporate hand-drawn artwork, clip-art, photography and type to develop packaging that correctly positions products within their category and resonates with our customers.
Develop designs for our regional reusable bags.
Assist stores (from time to time) with marketing requests.
Develop graphics for internal meetings and events.
Promoting the Trader Joe's company culture by encouraging open communication, team work with fellow Crew Members, food, fun and Hawaiian shirts!
What you'll get...
Along with competitive pay, Trader Joe's offers medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible Crew Members. We also have a great retirement plan, paid time-off plan, free Hawaiian shirts and a fabulous 10% Crew Member discount on everything in our stores. (Yes! You get 10% off our already amazing prices!)
If you've got the experience we're looking for - and love Trader Joe's as much as we do - then apply today! When creating your cover letter, please tell us why you want to work for Trader Joe's and what is your favorite product and why. Please be sure to include samples of your work.
How To Apply
NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.