Package Designer
Job Details
Corporate - Boca Raton, FL
Full Time
Any

Package Designer

Basic Fun! is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of some of the world’s best known and loved toys including Tonka, Care Bears, Lite Brite, Lincoln Logs, K'nex, Playhut and Cutetitos. Our products are sold by leading retailers and distributors throughout the US and over 60 countries around the world. Basic Fun! has an omni-channel go-to-market strategy with a strong presence on-line, in store and in family entertainment venues. Our iconic brands and broad product portfolio span generations and help create unforgettable memories.

Position Overview:

The Package Designer will take conceptual direction and work collaboratively with the Creative team and Marketing partners to create graphics and packaging based on requirements to meet the creative objectives of world-class brands and clients, as well as in-house projects. Contribute by suggesting fresh ideas, designing mockups, delivering quality design work, and being a hands-on team player.

 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Help to manage Basic Fun!’s brand and design, building an exciting and cohesive look across company collateral
  • Create graphics and packaging independently and take direction in a team-based environment
  • Edit image for print, web, and interactive mediums
  • Generate mocks for pitching and proposals
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects at once
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing tasks as needed
  • Adhere to specifications and direction outlined by the creative director and client
  • Understand and adhere to Basic Fun!’s standards of design
  • Incorporate changes recommended by the client and creative director, and amend designs after feedback
  • Understand the importance of following a brand guide document to ensure that assets are on brand, on strategy, and accurately executed based on approved assets and style guidelines
  • Maintains a high level of knowledge and skill with all computer software related to the design and production of packaged goods and graphics
  • Ensures and maintains a positive environment with team members

Skills, knowledge and abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Package Design or related field or equivalent
  • 2+ years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Have a diverse creative portfolio that showcases an in-depth understanding of contemporary design practices.
  • Expert knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Amazing attention to detail
  • Manage time and work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced, multi-project environment
  • Have an excellent understanding of design fundamentals including layout and composition
  • Desire to learn and contribute in a creative, collaborative environment
  • Ability to interact with team members and other departments
  • Understanding of package structure and engineering
  • Ability to travel, as needed
  • Basic creative hand skills as required
  • Packaging/Graphic design: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Adobe Creative Suite: 4 year (Preferred)
  • Adobe Illustrator: 4 year (Preferred)
  • Adobe Photoshop: 4 year (Preferred)
  • Adobe InDesign: 1 year (Preferred)

OUR CORE VALUES!

  1. We Love Delivering WOW!
  2. Act with Integrity and Do the Right Thing.
  3. Inspire Passion for Creativity and Innovation.
  4. Be Disciplined to Create Lasting Impact.
  5. Play, Have Fun and Laugh Together.
  6. Embrace Humility.
  7. Pursue Growth and Learning.
  8. Hustle and Act with a Sense of Urgency.
  9. Commit to Excellence.
  10. Gratitude Keeps Us Grounded.
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