Senior Creative Director, Packaging Design

San Francisco, California Creative Director Posted March 27, 2024
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Title of Job: Senior Creative Director
Location: San Francisco, CA (Hybrid)
Company Description: Innovator in the beauty space
Salary: $180,000 – $215,000
*Salary is commensurate with experience and is an estimated range provided by JBC


We are looking for an experienced Senior Creative Director who specializes in Packaging Design. This person will be in charge of creating outstanding packaging designs that surprise, delight and evolve brand codes over time. This leader will have equal responsibility in creating designs and guiding / inspiring the team. They will partner with packaging development, production, and brand teams to bring ideas to life – owning the graphical and visual execution of products and collaborating on structures, colors and other initiatives. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, understands our consumers, industry trends, and knows how to create forward-thinking designs for ultimate product success.


· Lead the packaging design vision and ensure cohesion and consistency across the universe

· Create original designs and concepts that speak to our client

· Deliver amazing (sell-out, award winning) holiday and limited-edition collections

· Develop and maintain consistent product and packaging codes across core products, line extensions, seasonal campaigns and promotions (style guides)

· Partner closely with product development and packaging teams to achieve the highest level of quality for each project – understanding limitations due to timing, costs, etc.

· Present designs to cross-functional partners

· Meet the deadlines of many projects running in parallel in a fast-paced environment while adhering to review and approval processes

· Comfortable implementing feedback in a timely fashion

· Demonstrate strong leadership and mentorship of team – project positivity, model collaborative behavior and develop the team to elevate and deliver results

· Build and cultivate ongoing design resources via full time and freelance talent

· Ideate designs/product ideas beyond what is briefed


· Multi-disciplinary designer with 10+ years of overall experience in the beauty, fashion or consumer products, extensive packaging design experience required

· 7-10 years managing creative teams

· Extraordinary collaborative and leadership skills, team-player

· Detail oriented leader, comfortable shifting directions, work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

· Must possess strong interpersonal skills and creative resolution skills

· Ability to quickly generate concepts and visually communicate those ideas with renderings and/or comps

· Excellent eye for color and typography

· Strong organizational skills

· Strong presentation, oral and written communications skills with professional demeanor

· Passion for beauty with a sense of both current and developing trends in print/pattern, art, and packaging

· 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


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