Temp Packaging Designer

job type: Temporary

location: Bentonville, 72712

job description:
Fortune 500 Retailer in Bentonville, Arkansas, has an immediate need for an experienced Packaging Project Manager to join their team on two-month temp basis. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-5 years of project management experience in a corporate retail, packaging design, visual merchandising, or agency environment. This individual will be responsible for driving all approved packaging projects forward on time in a unified effort to produce packaging components/solutions that successfully achieve provided client strategic business.

– Identify key stakeholders, milestones, deliverables, & all other relevant information needed to begin initiation of a project.
– Understand, apply, and embrace all organizational direction from client leadership in regards to business process and workflow for success.
– Gather & distribute any necessary information & distribute to all as required in a daily effort to keep everyone on task throughout each critical milestone of a project.
– Utilize and navigate in print project management software to create new packaging projects, while also ensuring pertinent job specs and information is captured from project initiation to completion.
– Create project timelines, and manage assets with appropriate stakeholders and adjusting life of project.
– Schedule and participate in any necessary project meetings as required, ensuring all key stakeholders are engaged and that team is set up for success in meeting deadlines effectively and on time throughout duration of the process.
– Coordinate and manage final art handoff to print procurement partner/printer, ensuring all final assets to be released have been routed and approved by all key stakeholders and match the deliverables as approved by Client Leadership.
– Assist in approval of printer proofs.
– Work collaboratively and communicate with all stakeholders daily to quickly identify and resolve any obstacles or adversity that may arise that could potentially jeopardize timely completion and/or final quality of finished project.

– 2-5 years of experience in a fast-paced, corporate retail or agency environment
– Strong project management skills and experience with brand packaging
– Bachelors degree in related field, preferred.
– Excellent understanding of print packaging, print production and packaging manufacturing requirements
(substrates, die lines, colors, print processes, etc.)
– A team player, willing to pitch in at any level.
– Detail-oriented, organized and excellent time management skills.
– Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite.
– Strong written and verbal communication skills
– Ability to manage a variety of projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment

Big plus if you have:
– A background in graphic design
– Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud

This is an immediate two-month temp opportunity requiring you to work onsite at our location in Bentonville, AR. You must be local to be considered.

To apply, please forward your resume and/or portfolio or case studies for immediate consideration.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to each application personally. If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you via telephone or email as soon as possible

We’re highly selective

because the more our clients get the level of creativity they’ve come to expect from us, the more they choose to use us and you.