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Senior Graphic Designer, Packaging

Company: Itzy Ritzy
Location: Naperville
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

About Itzy Ritzy: Itzy Ritzy is a leading modern juvenile and lifestyle brand that provides achievable luxury for modern families around the world and embraces an inclusive and uplifting community of parents. The Company is a rapidly growing business looking for a Senior Graphic Designer to help support our high growth trajectory. Based in Naperville, IL this position reports to the Director of Design. As part of a small, tight-knit team - this is a dynamic role where you will work closely with key partners including the product design team, marketing, sales, photography and manufacturing partners to continuously elevate our brand.Learn more about Itzy Ritzy at and the company's aesthetic at About the role: Senior Graphic Designer, will define, deliver, and continually evolve the way we present our brand at retail and across our DTC brands, channels and categories. A deep understanding and execution of branding, packaging design, and product photography is critical to success in this role. Previous experience designing and managing product packaging and photography for consumer products along with advanced working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite are a requirement for this role. This position offers a flexible hybrid work schedule both from home and our office in Naperville. Strong salary commensurate with experience, competitive benefits, and a great team of people to work with.What you will do:

  • Design, manage and optimize packaging and branding across all product categories. This includes graphic design and layout, modifying or creating new dielines, ensuring product fit, optimizing packaging and branding for retail space, and communicating directly with international manufacturing partners.
  • Create and implement new design direction for seasonal programs.
  • Own the company's existing branding guidelines and continue to update and enhance.
  • Photoshop retouching for web and packaging images.
  • Manage copy details for packaging including working directly with copywriters ensuring copy accurately reflects IR voice and product.
  • Manage and maintain orderly packaging spec files and product photography image database
  • Direct and edit product photography for DTC and retail partner websites, following customer standards across accounts.
  • Direct and manage product photoshoots for packaging by working closely with photographers providing photo direction, sourcing props and clothing, and working directly with the marketing team to secure talent.
  • Collaborate with marketing, web and sales teams to provide design direction or assistance when necessary.
  • Provide design direction for Designers and proof-read all production work before sending out.
  • Manage, maintain and enhance master sales documents, and digital catalogue.Who you are:
    • Minimum of 7+ years of work experience including packaging design and production for consumer products.
    • Degree in Graphic Design
    • Fluent understanding of design principles, exceptional typography skills and attention to detail.
    • Provide an exceptional portfolio showing projects from concept through production. Please include a link to your online portfolio.
    • Advanced understanding and skill set with Adobe creative suite.
    • Ability to identify fashion and lifestyle trends and translate into design for baby and parenting products.
    • Social media savvy - Must be fluent and current in today's mobile internet culture with a creative eye for what works effectively in the digital space.
    • Experienced with product photography for web and packaging.
    • A highly organized leader with the ability to manage multiple projects, freelancers and guide team members.
    • Understand the nature of a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and be comfortable with ambiguity and opportunity during times of transition.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:
      • Dental insurance
      • Health insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay:
          • Bonus payCOVID-19 considerations:Masks are worn at the office, per the statewide mandate.Education:
            • Associate (Required)Experience:
              • Graphic design: 7 years (Required)
              • Adobe Creative Suite: 7 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Itzy Ritzy, Naperville , Senior Graphic Designer, Packaging, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Naperville, Illinois

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