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Packaging Designer - OXO at helenoftroy

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: New York, New York





Job Description:
OXO is hiring a Packaging Designer for our New York City office.

About OXO

At OXO, we're on a quest to make the everyday better. For over 25 years, we've made household tools that delight our customers and exceed their expectations. When we have an idea, we're going to make it happen, even if it hasn't been done before-especially if it hasn't been done before. If you've ever thought, "There's got to be a better way to do this," you belong here, too.

We balance hard work with a thriving office culture; community isn't just a buzzword at OXO, it's a way of life. With a guest speaker series covering topics like service robots and crafting hard-to-write letters, group limoncello making, book and bike clubs, volunteering opportunities, luau-themed happy hours, summer outings to theme parks, and an annual ski trip-we like coming to work every day and think you should, too.

What you'll be doing:

As a member of OXO's Brand Design team, the Packaging Designer is responsible for the concepting and design of graphics for all OXO packaging as well as point of purchase, signage and sales collateral. The designer works closely with the Associate Design Director, Copywriters, Photographers, Production Manager and Project Managers.

What's Required for Consideration:
  • Create visual solutions for packaging, point of purchase, signage and sales collateral, with support for e-commerce and digital applications when needed
  • Understand, embody and deploy the OXO brand identity and packaging system
  • Work cross-functionally with creative, product management, sales and brand communications teams
  • Contribute to, attend and art direct photo shoots with the ability to create brand-right, focused, compelling imagery
  • Design approximately 15 packaging projects per week in a fast-paced environment
  • Create comps and presentations, and present your work weekly to internal stakeholders
  • Packaging designer is NOT responsible for creation of dielines or mechanicals, but must have a thorough understanding of designing for 3D and of the production and print processes


Qualifications:
  • A history designing packaging for consumer products, retail brands, or major branding firms with clients in the consumer branding space
  • 5 years of professional design experience with an emphasis on packaging design
  • A bachelor's degree in graphic design from an accredited four-year college
  • A thorough understanding of design-related processes including photography, retouching, production and printing
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat) and Microsoft Office
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


For more information about who we are and what we do, click here.

(Link: https://www.oxo.com/our-philosophy)

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.

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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 and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.

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