Packaging Design Manager

Location: Bend, OR Posted: Apr 13

Job Description

USA - Bend, OR
Full time

As the world's premier company for insulated products, Hydro Flask began with a challenge: to create a reusable water bottle that truly performs in any environment. It had to keep hot liquids hot and cold liquids cold. Period.

We are hiring a Packaging Design Manager who will lead all product packaging activity from product brief to production file release.

What You'll Be Doing:

You'll will work with internal teams and external partners to act as project manager and lead graphic designer for packaging solutions. This position will play an essential role in the execution of our product packaging efforts through project management, design, and art direction that supports the brand.

What's Required for Consideration:
• Bachelors degree in relevant field of study (graphic design, visual arts, marketing, etc)
• 5+ years experience in packaging design and facilitation working within an in-house creative department or other creative team environment. Consumer-facing product brand and/or lifestyle brand experience preferred.
• Expert knowledge of most current version of Abode Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver) knowledge of CSS and HTML a plus
• Experience working across packaging, print, and brand marketing and demonstrated portfolio of solutions
• Familiarity with and usage of project management software tools (Basecamp, Smartsheet, etc)
• Understands common design software and usage requirements
• Demonstrated ability to work with internal and external resources for timely project execution
• Experience leading design and communicating effectively with senior leadership
• Highly motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work independently, while also able to build strong internal relationships
• Willing and able to handle multiple projects with tight deadlines
• Ability to make project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently and maintain flexibility
• Leadership potential
• Experience with packaging strategy and development
• Excitement about Hydro Flask and Saving the World from Lukewarm!

Working for Hydro Flask:

Do you love a challenge? We are a group of hard-working people and outdoor enthusiasts who are constantly putting our products to the test and delivering "ahh" experiences to active consumers worldwide. As an employer, we live our brand values every day, supporting a reliable, playful, adaptive, honest, inclusive, and unconventional culture where employees can learn, thrive, and grow.

Hydro Flask is based in Bend, Oregon. There's desert to the east of town and mountains to the west. Our geography says a lot about who we are. We bike, ski, run and hike. We grill burgers and share growlers in our backyards. We don't hold back. That may sound like the weekend, but that's how we live every day of the year. We don't accept lukewarm in our attitude toward life or in the temperature of whatever we happen to be drinking. We want to taste the fullness life has to offer and share it with the world. That's why we are committed to making tomorrow better - our lives, our products, our experiences. We believe nothing in life should be lukewarm.

Hydro Flask not only gets what our customers want, we also know that providing an awesome environment for our employees (who are also our customers!) is vital for our long-term success. Along with a casual, dog-friendly environment in our beautiful headquarters in Bend, Oregon, we ensure our employees are taken care of with a strong compensation and benefits package, including healthcare, 401(k) with company match, PTO, annual incentive pay, paid parental leave, a sabbatical program, free lunch every Friday, and of course, product!

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume with a cover letter to the hiring team. In your cover letter, please describe why you're interested in working with Hydro Flask in particular. In this letter please also address how you meet each of our listed qualifications (What's Required for the Role).

Boilerplate introductions are highly discouraged!

Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you, as one of our employees or as an applicant for employment, have any questions about our Affirmative Action Plan, please contact Human Resources during regular business hours.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties, education/experience/skills requirement of the position at any time.

About Us
Founded in 1968, Helen of Troy (NASDAQ: HELE) is leading global consumer products company offering creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well recognized and widely trusted brands – some include: Hydro Flask®, OXO®, Good Grips®, OXO tot®, Vicks®, Braun®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Febreze®, Hot Tools®, Revlon®, Pro Beauty Tools®, Sure®, Pert®, Infusium23®, Brut®, Ammens®, Sea Breeze®, Bed Head®, Karina®, and Gold 'N Hot®.

We employ people across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. We also utilize temporary, part-time, and seasonal employees as needed.

We have 3 business segments-

Housewares: Provides a broad range of products to help with food preparation, cooking, cleaning, organization, beverage service, and other tasks to ease everyday living for families.

Health and Home: Provides healthcare and home comfort products.

Beauty: Provides personal care, beauty care, and wellness products including hair styling appliances, grooming tools, hair accessories, and liquid/solid/powder based personal care products.

Why Join Us?

At Helen of Troy, we share an uncommon passion for our work. With our collective expertise, we work together as a close-knit family of brands to create and deliver leading consumer products that make a difference in the lives of people across the world – our powerful brands are marketed in approximately 75 countries.

A job at Helen of Troy provides you an array of career paths, development opportunities, leading benefits, and a foundation of values that shape our company. Supporting a diverse portfolio of brands, our 15+ locations elicit unique team cultures that attract a wide variety of people. Many of our products rank as #1 brand in their category. We’re proud to be market leaders, largely through our new product innovation, product quality, and business strategy.

We are Helen of Troy. Join us!

#WeAreHelenofTroy #JoinHelenofTroy


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