Job Description

Job Code : PKGKlLw - Packaging Designer Assistant
Location : Keele and Lawrence
Starting Date : ASAP
Salary : $40k + benefits
Description :

Job type: Full time
Location: North York, Toronto
Reports to: Packaging Design & Development Manager
Min. 1-3 years experience in a graphic design role preferred
Start: ASAP
We are an accessories & apparel company looking for a detail oriented individual with
graphic design skills to join our team as a Packaging Development Assistant. The
Packaging Development Assistant will be responsible for reviewing and tracking all
packaging in production while ensuring that brand standards and production timelines
are met as directed by the Packaging Design & Development Manager. The ideal
candidate must be able to learn quickly (training will be provided), thrive in a fast paced
environment and have an interest in packaging design as related to fashion accessories
and apparel.
- Daily correspondence with overseas factories about packaging development
- Review digital and physical packaging proofs in detail and clearly communicate
any issues
- Update QC forms with comments and approvals of packaging at all development
stages (digital proof, printer proof, final mockup)
- Communicate daily production updates to the Packaging Design & Development
- Assist in creating packaging mock ups for trade shows and sales presentations
- Manipulate graphics in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create detailed
packaging spec files
- Coordinate packaging approvals with Private Label customers and Licensors

Skills :

- Consistent high level of accuracy and attention to detail is a must
- Excellent communication, time management and organization skills
- Can problem solve while maintaining tight production timelines
- Able to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple ongoing projects
- Willingness to learn and take direction from Management
- Knowledge and/or interest in packaging design and production
- Strong knowledge of Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, Mac OSX and Excel