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Graphic Designer - Packaging

Apply Job ID 20464 Date posted Aug. 31, 2021 Location Sidney, Nebraska Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

The Graphic Design Associate works closely with the Art Directors within the internal creative team to develop on-brand, creative solutions for the retail packaging channel.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop well-designed, cohesive, dynamic packaging for a variety of consumer products
  • Present choices during internal reviews with consumer consideration and persuasiveness of design principles and client requirements
  • Study, use and fully understand creative and executional briefs 
  • Understand client’s brands and properly adhere to guidelines/requirements 
  • Ensure the overall quality of deliverables, ensuring accurate and timely completion on multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines 
  • Maintain the creative and quality standards of our production and design team 
  • Research products/services to inform design ideas 
  • Own assigned projects from initiation to pre-media handoff by proactively engaging with Workfront to manage project tasks and track time

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Associates degree in Graphic Design or equivalent
  • 1-3+ years of experience in graphic design 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Proficiency in all Mac-based, industry-standard software programs including, but not limited to, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. Some knowledge of the Windows platform is also required
  • Expertise in constructing clean, layered files, and knowledge of creating and working with templates and style sheets
  • Possesses skilled typographic and clear, concise solution-based design skill
  • Basic knowledge of production methods to ensure designs can be produced for print delivery 
  • Proactive, appropriate and timely communication skills across department, agency and clients
  • Allocates time efficiently to the most important issues and completes work in a timely fashion
  • Holds high regard for personal performance and professional accountability
  • Adapts as needed to clients’ needs, feedback and critiques 

Additional Company Information

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. 

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values 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. Quad does 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.  Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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