Packaging Art Director OR Creative Director

San Francisco, California Art Director Posted March 27, 2024
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Title of Job: Packaging Art Director OR Creative Director
Location: San Francisco, CA (Hybrid)
Company Description: Innovator in the beauty space
Salary: $140,000 – $180,000
*Salary is commensurate with experience and is an estimated range provided by JBC


The Art Director is responsible for creating sustainable, inspiring, innovative package design for the brands. This position is key to demonstrate creative vision, translate, evolve and own brand packaging by bringing concepts to life to and tell a story through design.



  • Produce high-level, on strategy creative solutions that meet standard of creative excellence
  • Develop original ideas and concepts that answer product briefs through multiple design solutions with consistency of being on target with objectives and brand strategy
  • Review proposed designs with Design Director and SVP of Packaging prior to sharing with cross-functional teams to ensure design aesthetics and requirements are met
  • Drive the execution of product branding by developing and managing consistent product and packaging codes across core products, line extensions, seasonal campaigns and promotions
  • Drive package design development for upcoming programs/launches on designated brands
  • Partner with product development and packaging teams to achieve the highest level of quality for each project- understanding limitations due to timing, costs, etc.
  • Own presentation of packaging designs to cross-functional team, including development/completion of 3D renderings and comps
  • Own the translation of approved master creative compositions and lay outs into the various sizes and formats needed for products while maintaining the original creative intent and specs (including dies, bleed, trim, type safety, resolution, color mode); effectively manage files to ensure accessibility for print specs
  • Act as the liaison with Senior Production Artist to ensure artwork is delivered accurately and on-time


  • Multi-disciplinary designer with 8+ years of overall experience in the beauty or fashion, packaging design experience required
  • BA or BFA in Design, Arts, and/or Graphic Design
  • Advanced/Expert Apple computer skills in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, with a specialty within Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Detail oriented designer who is comfortable with shifting design direction and working on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and creative resolution skills
  • Self-starter who will participates in all aspects of the programs from concept through execution
  • Ability to quickly generate concepts and visually communicate those ideas with renderings and/or comps
  • Ability to take initiative and know how to design ahead proactively without always being prompted
  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight timelines and work productively in a team environment are required
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to project manage workload autonomously is a must
  • Ability to give and take creative direction
  • Must have excellent eye for color and typography
  • Very strong organizational skills
  • Strong presentation, oral and written communications skills with professional demeanor
  • Passion for graphic design and beauty with a sense of both current and developing trends in print/pattern, art, and packaging
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