Demdaco Leawood , KS 66211
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Briefly describe the position responsibilities:
Creates consumer and retail-oriented packaging and merchandising solutions, including templates, if needed, for products.
Provides graphic design for packaging, merchandising and detailed labeling as required.
Assists in development of planograms and presentations for Key Account Sales needs.
Manages outside creative resources when used.
Maintains packaging library, reference materials and guidelines for product lines.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: (additional duties may be assigned)
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lead for packaging and merchandising recommendations to product teams.
Creates, manages and/or executes complete graphic design work associated with assigned DEMDACO design efforts including but not limited to:
Product packaging, including box graphics, enclosure cards, cross-sell inserts, hangtags, header cards
In-store signage, gift guides, merchandising/displayers and Point of Purchase materials to support in-store sell through of DEMDACO products
Product line logos, under stamps, face papers, stickers, regulatory labeling
Manages costs within provided budgets.
Provides in-house expertise in print production, color proofing and management. Familiarity with industry standards for printing and color.
Organizes and maintains graphic images and project files with back-up systems, and corporate documentation requirements.
Accountable for detailed specs for skus including copyright information, measurements and quality requirements.
Communicates packaging direction to overseas or domestic agents and offices; manages approvals.
Creates packaging mock-ups for catalog and showrooms as needed.
Working knowledge and maintenance of labeling requirements for various material types (i.e. plush for baby)
Experience and Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to meet expectations of the role. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Proficient in Adobe Graphic Design software and applications:
Macintosh expertise preferred
Ability to convert and work in all standard file types
Experience in Graphic Design for:
Brand identity and logo design
Website a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite:
3+ years packaging and graphic design experience in the gift industry.
Proven expertise in graphics, design and technical processes and best practices.
Strong project management and ability to effectively manage external resources, budgets, and process.
Detail-oriented with ability to manage multiple high priority projects and meet deadlines.
People skills: strong interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication; collaborates well with a team.
College degree preferred.
Diverse and fast-paced
Complex projects with time definite intermediate deadlines
Casual but professional-the people are very important
Some lifting and carrying of products and merchandising materials in master cartons and shipping cartons for merchandising projects and trade shows
Occasionally required to assist in setting up merchandising displays
Limited travel to trade shows, print vendors and showrooms