Description

Leading brand and CPG packaging design agency gelcomm is seeking a senior designer to join the team. We are looking for a seasoned professional with attention to detail, consumer packaged goods experience and ability to ideate and execute complex designs from concept to production-ready designs. The ideal candidate will have strong problem-solving skills and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, always-evolving environment for top-tier clients. We highly value hand-drawing skills, with a focus on illustration and package engineering.  This position requires a portfolio of package design experience.

Qualifications

Ideal candidates will possess: • Proficiency in consumer goods package design (personal care, food, and beverage, wellness, toys) • Excellent brand development experience (verbal and visual platform experience, presentations, branding, logos, and collateral) • Experience in style guide creation (print to digital, color theory, typography, icons/graphics, patterns, and product development) • A keen eye for strategic insight (industry, consumer segments from pre-school to adult, global and hyper-local market analysis)  • A portfolio containing package design examples at a senior level, including an essential proficiency in a mechanical file set up • Strong problem-solving skills • Ability to present both internal and external to the client • Leadership qualities in mentoring junior creative staff • High Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop • Passion for trend research and innovation • Active in industry awareness and contribution, speaking, mentoring or teaching is a plus. • Illustration concept / creating skills are a plus. • Undergraduate or graduate degree in design or communication from an accredited university beyond vocational training.

How to Apply

If you are truly as passionate as we are about this field of design work, please send an email to the address below with a little bit about yourself in a cover letter along with a PDF or link to your current work (from initial sketches to final concept) as well as your resume. Also include examples of your process, including sketches.

Gelcomm

Gelcomm

Los Angeles, CA 90014

About Us

Gelcomm is a youth, and family Design Agency with expertise in Consumer Packaged Goods, Entertainment Branding, and trend research.  We work and play in Downtown Los Angeles, in the historic Financial District, surrounded by creatives in fashion, art, graphic design, technology, and hipsters from all walks of life. We have an enviable list of clients ranging from Fortune 100 titans of consumer package goods to newly funded start-up ventures that exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit of the USA. We are a small group of brilliant designers, brand managers, and strategic thinkers. Our daily initiatives span a broad range of sectors from entertainment, style guide development for Disney blockbusters to oral care packaging and branding for P&G.