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Graphic/Packaging Designer

Annie k

North Wales, PA

May 8
Job Description

Annie is a beauty and cosmetics company based in North Wales, Pennsylvania. We are a wide ranging team that develops innovative products from start to finish. Our products include electrical hair styling tools, manicure/pedicure tools, cosmetics and more.

 We are looking for a graphic/packaging designer to join our team. This is a chance to work in the beauty and cosmetics industry and learn all facets of design.

Requirements & Skills:

• BFA or BS in Graphic Design or related major

• Experienced user of Adobe Creative Suite specifically: Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
• Strong branding and logo design skills

• Knowledge of packaging design, printing, materials, and package structure

• Photography skills and retouching capabilities
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Copy writing and/or advertising experience is a plus

• Proficient in MS Office software (e.g. Excel, Word, Power Point)

• Responsible for the timely and precise creation of packaging designs, from concept to completion
• Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities, anticipate demands, communicate status appropriately

• Ability to prepare mockup packaging
• Knowledge of 3D rendering for presentation is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:
• Formulates designs and specifies material details, such as style and size of type, photographs, graphics, format and packaging components. Presents final layouts for approval.
• Works with the Creative Department Manager to develop design solutions for a variety of print collateral including products, packaging, marketing materials, and websites.
• Create mockups of physical materials.
• Confers with creative, purchasing and sales department members to discuss requirements and present concepts for packaging and marketing materials.
• Responsible for applying established branding specifications to ensure work meets corporate guidelines.
• Conducts self-review of art, images, materials, and proofs to determine if it conforms to standards and specifications. Prepares design drafts, proofs, and final art for production.
• Discusses objectives, budgets, background information, approaches, styles, and techniques for projects with Creative Department Manager.
• Achieve goals set by Creative Department Manager.
• Creates graphics for the company's products and assists in the creation of graphic elements used in other departments.
• Researches current trends and new technology, such as printing production techniques, computer software, and design trends.
• Attend photo shoots.
• Work closely with the creative, purchasing and sales departments to implement changes of production process to meet company’s needs.
• Prepare production ready files (packaging, logos, barcodes, marketing materials) for print and electronic sharing.
• Develop, update and maintain company websites
• Maintain and archive completed design files.

How to Apply:

Please send your resumes and portfolios to tonyb@annieinc.com.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Annie

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN… The company was founded in 1993 with a range of products for the beauty supply market. As the popularity of the products has grown, Annie continues to expand its product lines to match the latest beauty trends seen around the world in cosmetics, bath, personal care, hair and nail coloring, and electric styling tools. These innovative products continue to fuel the company’s steady climb and measured growth. ANNIE TODAY… Annie’s success expands around the globe as more and more retailers find our innovation and quality unmatched. Today, Annie’s brands are available in over 45 countries worldwide. Annie continues to study and understand the needs of its diverse consumers, allowing us to provide them new and trending products. Our Corporate Headquarters and warehouse are located in North Wales, Pennsylvania USA, just outside of Philadelphia. Additional distribution warehouses are strategically located in Georgia, USA, and California, USA. With a workforce strengthened by skill and ambition, Annie delivers professional quality products at the best possible value.