Packaging Designer in Stamford, CT

Packaging Designer Job Description

The core responsibility of this creative role is to design packaging such as boxes, bottles and bags for consumer products, food, beverages, clothing, cosmetics and other items. Packaging designers lead the process of brainstorming and sketching ideas for packaging; creating prototypes; and refining prototypes based on feedback from clients, engineers and consumer safety groups. These professionals must be skilled at using Adobe Creative Suite applications and 3D software programs and understand marketing trends and consumer tastes. Knowledge of materials such as paper and plastics is helpful.

Typical packaging designer duties:

Collaborates with marketing and creative teams, especially graphic designers and copywriters, to create eye-catching designsWorking with elements such as shape, color, graphics and typography to create packaging that is unique, functional and appealing to customersPresenting designs to clients and stakeholders using sketches and design software, and ensuring successful representation of clients’ brands

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Salary for Packaging Designer in Stamford, CT
70200 - 104325
25th percentile
70200
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
85150
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
104325
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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