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Assistant Packaging Designer

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New York, NY

Dec 10
Job Description

Carter's, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at www.carters.com, www.oshkoshbgosh.com, and www.cartersoshkosh.ca. The Company's Just One You and Genuine Kids brands are available at Target, its Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at www.carters.com.

Parenting can be tough, but at Skip Hop, we believe it can be easier when you have highly functional products on hand. Our team brings modern design to life, creating innovative essentials for moms, dads and infants all over the world. The brand is a favorite of parents worldwide, sought after for its best-in-class products that feature iconic designs with an emphasis on function, high quality and authenticity. We're big enough to be a major player and trend-setter in the marketplace, but small enough for everyone to have serious impact on our business.
•Assists with the concept, design and execution of original packaging for 100+ new skus per year.
•Works on running changes to existing packages and line refreshes.
•Incorporate design direction and feedback from multiple departments and stakeholders.
•Understanding of different packaging types i.e., hang tags, blisters, window boxes, PDQs, retail POPs.
•Gather and organize translations for multi-lingual packaging and instructions.
•Create planograms for retail store displays.
•Ability to articulate, critique, and communicate design strategy during packaging meetings.
•Works closely with structural designer on packaging die-lines.
•Work directly with copywriter and compliance to ensure product is accurately represented through packaging and meets all compliance regulations.
•Help maintain digital assets library of all packaging files, enabling the team to be self-serve, share, and collaborate with each other.
•Strive for highest quality and excellence in creative design.
•Complete other projects as assigned.
•Mastery of the Adobe Creative suite - specifically Illustrator and Photoshop.
•Well-versed in best practices for print including the three-dimensional aspects of packaging.
•High energy, team player with strong time and project management skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
•Must possess an unflappable personality: Ability to tackle multiple projects while staying organized and keeping your cool in a fast-paced team environment.
•Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with the ability to gracefully defend your design decisions.
•Possess an exceptional eye for detail and strong aesthetic skills.
•Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field.
•2+ years of experience in packaging design is preferred.
•Experience with pre-press and preparing files for mass production.

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

Skip Hop

Carter's, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at www.carters.com, www.oshkoshbgosh.com, and www.cartersoshkosh.ca. The Company's Just One You and Genuine Kids brands are available at Target, its Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at www.carters.com.

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