About Us :
Munchkin is a fast-growing, industry-leading infant and toddler consumer products-company with 7 global offices generating over $300 million in annual sales.
We are passionate, creative, believe in only making the best products, and we’re looking for team members who think big, move fast, work smart, and have a desire to do things better.
We pride ourselves in hiring great people with the talent it takes to keep up with our growth. We invite you to explore the About page on our Website and help us rid the world of all things mundane!
Position Summary :
The Senior Production Designer is responsible for packaging coordination on design and layout, from beginning to end, and is responsible for assisting the design team in all production aspects of the design process.
You will work closely with members of the global Brand Design teams in a fast-paced, creative and intellectually challenging environment.
You'll Do :
Support the execution of new creative ideas such as marketing campaigns, event collateral and print production
Responsible for assisting in all production aspects in compliance with Munchkin packaging standards and requirements
Manage projects from design, print and production within established deadlines
Establish production timelines and artwork specifications to meet business needs
Manage production of graphics through outside vendors from order and art submission by quality check of the final printed piece prior to releasing to production.
Prepare art files for submission to product vendors, packaging suppliers, and internal partners using the appropriate file format.
Production design in regard to mechanicals and die lines for print projects, as well as work with print / product suppliers to refine packaging structure based on the structure design from US Brand Design team.
Work with supplier to ensure transit test performs appropriately.
Create and follow up on packaging structure design, mechanical artwork files, photo retouching, clipping digital images, color proofing, prepress, press check, print production
Prepare files to product vendor, packaging supplier and internal stakeholders with appropriate file format under the supervision of Senior Production Design Manager
Prepare presentation materials, including mock-ups and mounted boards
Liaise with US and UK Brand Design teams to coordinate projects between Asia product vendors, packaging suppliers and internal stakeholders
Work with external print vendors to ensure deadlines, quality requirements, and budgets are met
Communicate and report on project updates with US and UK Brand Design teams, print vendors and factories as needed
Ensure brand guidelines and industry standards are accurate for print and digital mediums
Continuously follow through on projects including vendor submissions and FMA reviews
Work closely with Senior Production Design Manager to ensure the directions are understood, projects are executed accurately, and all deadlines are met
Other duties may be assigned
Minimum 6 years professional experience in Retail / Consumer Packaging Design and production (overseas implementation experience needed).
Excellent knowledge of graphics, packaging, color proofing, press check, and print production process and practices
Proficient using Macintosh platform, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Excellent working knowledge of die lines and layout. Capability of creating mechanical files for production. Ability to work collaboratively with team members.
Excellent time management, interpersonal communication and organizational skills
Well organized, independent and attention to details
Strong written and spoken communication skills in Cantonese, Mandarin and English