Packaging Designer

Los Angeles, CA
Creative
Full-time

We are looking for an experienced Packaging Designer to join our Creative team as we continue to launch hundreds of Thrive Market Private Label products.  Thrive Market is a young (less than three years old), fast-growing brand, which means this role will have a big impact on our identity across print and packaging.  You'll join a lean team of three other packaging designers, but will work cross-functionally with teams from Merchandising and Operations to Executive Leadership.  

Responsibilities

    • Concept and design consumer packaged goods by leveraging deep experience in print design with an emphasis on packaging
    • Incorporate design direction and feedback from multiple departments and stakeholders. Provide ongoing design support to the company with a primary emphasis on Merchandising
    • Lead by example, contributing to projects and delivering impactful visual designs. Provide direction and support to larger Thrive Market creative staff
    • Actively participate in brainstorming and helping us create the best design team culture, ever
    • Create digital 3D packaging mock ups and compile with comparison items in a presentation for leadership review
    • Help maintain our extensive digital asset library of branded resource art, photography and templates, enabling the team to self-serve, share and collaborate with each other
    • Support with other print and brand collateral needs
    • Design one-sheets and materials related to new product releases

Qualifications

    • 5+ years design experience, preferably with established packaged goods experience. Previous experience at design firm, brand agency or in-house creative group preferred.
    • Mastery of the Adobe Creative suite - specifically Illustrator and Photoshop
    • Experience both giving and receiving peer feedback on design directions and executions
    • Well-versed in best practices for print and packaging
    • User-centric approach to concepts and design execution
    • Well-versed in other creative mediums that could support design and photography
    • Unflappable personality: Ability to tackle multiple projects while staying organized and keeping your cool in a fast-paced team environment
    • Possess an exceptional eye for detail and strong aesthetic skills
    • Experience with pre-press and production