Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Packaging Graphics Design Leader in Ewing, New Jersey
At Church & Dwight, we value talented professionals with a strong desire to make a positive impact in our company. As a rapidly growing organization, we are always seeking passionate and creative individuals whose action-oriented mindset will foster continued growth throughout our leading brands.
As Packaging Graphics Design Leader, you will partner with our Brand and New Products teams to advise and design innovative, best in class graphics and visuals across our brands. You should be incredibly creative and have experience bringing the creative process to life from concept through production. You should have an excellent sense of what sells and what makes a planogram on the physical and digital shelf productive. You should have a strong graphic eye and be able to demonstrate confident use of color as well as typography. You will also have access to leading outside agency graphic design resources for collaboration to help bring your concepts to life. You should be a self-starter with strong communication skills to serve as a trusted partner to internal customers. The ideal candidate will have a background designing graphics for a wide variety of packaging in consumer products.
Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Guide creative process from start to finish and ladder up to the larger creative strategy
Responsible for visual systems for branding, package graphics, print and digital
Work with Brand Teams to evolve, own & iterate on brands visual identity
Own brand Style Guidelines & lead re-branding efforts – consistently ensuring visual identity
Partner across business units – Develop effective creative that meets cross-functional needs without sacrificing brand standards & innovation
Partner across functions – Develop packaging color, graphics, pack label communication
Direct/manage the production process to ensure flawless execution of final packaging artwork across various printers and sub-straights to ensure brand consistency
Ensure that project/department milestones and deadlines are met
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree required
5+ years of experience in Consumer Goods graphic design for packaging
Expert knowledge of die-lines & packaging construction
Understanding of various substrates, prepress and press processes
Knowledge of print production with ability to review and correct color proofs
Highly proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong planning and organizational skills with attention to detail
Ability to travel 5-10%
Illustration skills are a plus
Skills and Competencies
Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
Ability to multi task and communicate effectively with internal customers and external agencies and resources.
Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/.
• Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
• Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
• Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
• Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.