Director, Creativity & Customer Care
VISION: Creative and hands-on leadership role within established and expanding consumer packaging industry that partners with domestic and international customers. Proactive and empowering culture. Lead seasoned design and graphics team as well as customer care group to provide high quality solutions and support to diverse consumer products and retail packaging customers (i.e. Grocery, Specialty, Drug, Mass, Convenience, and Club channels).
OPPORTUNITY: The goal is to drive innovation and creative design as well as support existing customer relations from concept to delivery on advertising, product promotion, and branding for packaging and displays. Lead a team of 15 and partner closely with customers, sales, and production on all projects.
Visit prospects and key customers for presentations on business proposals. Partner on creativity and innovation on design, graphics, CAD layout and content finished goods packaging, displays, and Point of Purchase marketing. Manage deliverables including 3D renderings, original artwork, structural drawings, presentations, sells sheets and others as required. Identify and purchase new design and project management tools. Mentor and develop a successful design team. Be viewed as a value-adding executive to both internal and external stakeholders.
REQUIREMENTS: BA/BS is required. Seek 10+ years of experience in structural and creative design for Point-Of-Purchase displays and retail ready packaging gained by working for consumer packaging industry. Must have a track record of success in leading creativity design for consumer packaging and management of design and graphics teams. Experience with Artios CAD, Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat), 3D modeling and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) is wanted.