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Freelance Packaging Designer

Catch Co k

Chicago, IL | Onsite or Remote Possible

Nov 15
Job Description

Our mission at Catch Co. is to create amazing products, content, and shopping experiences for the modern angler. Our approach to commerce and community is one that feeds anglers’ endless appetite for product innovation, experimentation, discovery, learning, nature, and of course…fishing! Our vision is for every angler in America to discover something great, memorable, or unexpected through one of our brands.

We are looking for an experienced Packaging Designer to support our current product portfolio’s packaging needs, as well as create exciting, new packaging for our ever-expanding portfolio of fishing tackle!

Candidates must have a background with both plastic clamshell and structural cardstock box design and packaging, and understand the manufacturing processes of these and similar packaging types well enough to execute manufacturable designs.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have:
Minimum 3 years working specifically in packaging related to plastic clamshells and structural cardstock boxes
Ability to move from concept to final quickly
Proficiency with Adobe CC
Proficient in sketch-concepting
Ability to create realistic renderings
Knowledge of vacuum forming and corrugate manufacturing
Ability to create production-ready 3D models and 2D drawings
Ability to effectively communicate concepts and present to cross-functional groups

Nice to have:
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design/Engineering or similar
Proficiency with Solidworks
Familiarity with Google Suite of applications
Fishing experience a plus, but not necessary
Loving the outdoors is a good thing too

Catch Co

At the Catch Company, our purpose is to rescue people from the indoors and connect them one of America’s largest sporting industries: fishing. Our approach is built on five pillars: (1) Delight the customer; (2) Digital first; (3) Brand matters (a lot); (4) Go vertical (we make many of the products we feature); (5) Data, data, data. Using these pillars, we’re building the premier digital shopping experience that introduces anglers to the best new gear and lifestyle apparel and we are looking for exceptionally talented people to help make that vision a reality. In addition to being talented, our team members are honest, curious, take action and always seek to leave things better than they found them.