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Packaging Designer

Clifton, New Jersey | Job #312203


We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to assume the role of Packaging Designer. This is a full-time, temp-to-hire opportunity located onsite in Clifton, NJ. The ideal candidate will create and develop packaging graphic solutions for a variety of clients, under general direction and utilizing current graphic design technology and computer software to develop, and edit, graphic layouts to meet customer needs. If you are capable of generating multiple creative ideas for a single project and have knowledge of the print industry, inks & coatings, print processes and techniques, then this may your next creative opportunity. 

Packaging Designer Responsibilities:

  • Design and layout printed and graphic materials
  • Perform routine and complex duties in the preparation of printing specifications
  • Design and produce quality graphic design artwork
  • Utilize graphic design equipment
  • Contact in-house or outside vendors to verify print specifications
  • Prepare design layouts, specifications and mechanicals for booklets, brochures, packaging and other printed and graphic materials analyze and select proper paper, ink, type, illustrations and printing techniques to be used in total production
  • Coordinate interrelated activities with others to promote efficient workflow
  • Maintain communication with clients, other staff members and vendors, including illustrators, photographers, printers and writers, in order to communicate job specifications and ensure deadlines are met
  • Meet with clients, program managers and sales representatives to develop design concepts, gather information, discuss alternatives, gain approval and review design specifications

Packaging Designer Requirements:


  • BS degree in Print, Graphics, Branding, Marketing
  • 0-3 years of experience
  • Entry level understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Ability to work in 2D and 3D
  • Ability to prepare high quality customer presentations to identify multiple concepts or ideas
  • Understanding of software required to manipulate digital photographs
  • Ability to visualize concepts and turn concepts into 3D renderings, graphic layouts and physical mock-ups
  • General knowledge of commercial art and printing industry
  • Working knowledge of in-house graphic design equipment
  • Ability to generate prototypes (cutting, folding, gluing)
  • Ability to work with standard materials like paper, folding carton, corrugated, and films
  • Works effectively in both individual and team environments
  • Ability to take direction from others and accept constructive criticism

About The BOSS Group:

We offer an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program. 

A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations acr
oss the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.  The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

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