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Apply pin iconLocation Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota Job Category Creative, Studio & Premedia Services Business Unit (brand) Betty Date posted 04/11/2024 Job ID 30481
Betty is a fully integrated creative agency devoted to building better. You name it, we probably want to improve it. And we want to work with someone who feels the same way. We're looking for an energetic, inclusive, fun-loving person who’d rather lead than follow. Someone who prioritizes creating remarkable work, strengthening client relationships, contributing to agency growth, and building consumer experiences for an increasingly multicultural and global world.

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB

We are seeking a talented and motivated mid-Level graphic designer with packaging experience to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a proactive attitude, possessing professional expertise in Adobe programs and experience in developing packaging for a variety of structures. Competency in understanding production and printing is a plus. Additionally, the candidate must thrive in a collaborative team environment and be adept at working with colleagues across our global offices. 

The primary role of the designer will be to work with the US team to support clients’ brand design and packaging rollout needs. Designers will need to collaborate with the US team to define concepts for packaging based on provided style guides and US market competitors. Designer will work closely with the creative director/senior designer to help establish packaging standard for new brands. They will direct the production team during the mechanical phase regarding design changes in preparation for final pre-press design file release.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with cross-functional global teams to understand project requirements and deliver creative solutions. 
  • Conceptualize, design, and execute visual assets across a number of brand executions (i.e., packaging, point-of-sale, print collateral, etc.) 
  • Develop designs systems for brand identities and packaging systems that align with brand guidelines and meet project objectives.
  • Help prepare presentation materials for client design reviews. 
  • Help ideate on art direction for photography and illustration. 
  • Adapt and extend designs from examples provided by the client. 
  • Manage and review rollout of designs into additional collateral pieces or new varieties of products. 
  • Work with project managers to self-manage time based on provided project schedules 
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices to continually improve design quality and effectiveness 
  • Effectively communicate design concepts and rationale to stakeholders

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis

Education: Bachelor’s in Graphic Design or equivalent 

Experience: 3-5 years of experience as a Mac Operator and Graphic Designer

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • MAC Based hardware/software systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Graphic Design Software: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat) 
  • Experience with packaging
  • Knowledge of presentation layout software: Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides 
  • Have excellent typographic and graphic design skill, superlative production design skills with a great attention to detail 
  • A strong eye for design composition and layout 
  • Extremely detail-oriented 
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple projects, in a fast and rapidly changing environment. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to set and prioritize goals and achieve them as scheduled. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to act on own initiative
  • Knowledge of printing techniques, specifications and limitations 
  • Familiarity with digital proofing systems (Network and Online) 
  • Must have strong project management skills, ability to think strategically and manage multiple priorities, anticipate demands, coordinate stringent deadlines and properly estimate time for work 
  • Some preflight experience is a plus 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Portfolio samples required (Ability to demonstrate competency in layout, art direction, and typography in a portfolio)
  • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language

The above statements are intended to provide the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements. 


Periscope and Quad are proud to be an equal opportunity employers and value diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Periscope and Quad do not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Periscope and Quad also prohibit harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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