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Art Director - Creative Packaging, Ppd Dmi

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Design

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Job Title: Art Director - Creative Package Design, PPD US DMI
The Art Director (Creative Package Design) is the lead creative director for the package design execution for REDKEN, MATRIX, and BIOLAGE. Partnering with VP Creative: Packaging, this role is responsible for concept design adaptation on aligned package direction, translation into production ready art, and overseeing execution of design into production. This role requires a talented creative who is not only able to understand, own, and translate brand assets into package design but also prepare, direct, and lead design execution partnering with multi-function team (internal and external). Successful candidates have masteries in creative, technical skills, project management, and strong interpersonal and team collaboration skills.
Section 3: Job Requirements
- Bachelor's Degree in visual Art, graphic design, or package design.
- 5-7 years as a production artist or equivalent experience in creative or related field, preferably with beauty industry-related experience.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills required to effectively manage relationships with diverse international internal and external contacts.
- Thorough knowledge of the creative process, including practical implementation, in order to effectively gauge workloads and deadline expectations.
- Ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines and can adapt changing priorities and creative approach.
- Innovative, strategic, passionate creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
- Leadership skill a must. Be able to be mentor and develop the junior team members (consultants)
- In-depth sensitivity to our métier and exceptional craftsmanship skills and attention to detail
- Planning and anticipating project needs and strong organizational and project management skills.
- Ability to make quick decisions, problem solve and multi-task
- Must have a solid knowledge of print production / printing technology and able be translate design into print ready art.
- Excellent written/oral communication skills
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally for press check. (max. 25%).
- Must be highly fluent with the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.
Section 4: Judgment and Decision Making
This position requires limited supervision. An ideal candidate will work autonomously to complete projects and assignments as well as work cross functionally to achieve short and long-term brand objectives.
Section 5: Essential Physical Requirements
Office based role with long periods of sitting and computer work. Minimal physical activities, lifting up to 25lbs. required occasionally. Travel required up to 25% as well.
FLSA: Exempt
Function: Creative (DMI)
Location: Terminal Stores - 606 W 28th Street New York, NY 10001
% of time spent.
Total should = 100%
- In conjunction with Creative Leads (Packaging), support package design development and execution for PPD US DMI businesses. 50%
- Translate brand assets into package design
- Prepare, direct, and lead design execution partnering with multi-function team (internal and external). 25%
- Prepare product proof/layouts and manage all correspondences through approval process (ESKO) 25%
- Direct Coordinate packaging translations with outside vendors
- Attend Press run (print trial) when it is required
5. People Developer
- Treats all individuals in a respectful and consistent manner
- Leverages diversity
- Stimulates learning
- Empowers and develops individuals to contribute to their best We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please email [email protected]. Please note this email will only respond to specific requests for assistance completing the application as a request for accommodation for a disability. All others will not be considered.


- Innovator
- Challenges the status quo and strives for excellence in execution
- Innovates beyond the product
- Seizes what is just starting and opens new ventures
- Strategist
- Builds a shared vision and strategic frame
- Creates strategic scenarios for growth
- Leads transformation by aligning organization and human capabilities
- Demonstrates sound-judgement in decision-making
- Entrepreneur
- Takes accountability with courage and transparency
- Builds and manages a consumer/customer centric organization
- Gives space for initiatives and enables teams to take risks
- Delivers with integrity both sustainable and short-term results
- Integrator
- Fosters a climate of trust and constructive confrontation
- Develops collective performance of the team
- Enhances transversal co-operation
- Actively networks for effective stakeholder management
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