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GRAPHIC AND PRODUCT DESIGNER

Purpose of this position:

As a designer at Packed Party you will be working closely with the CEO + Creative Director to bring the next seasons products to life. At Packed Party everyone wears a few different hats and your design skills will be utilized on Packed Party's website and social media channels. With an eye for design you'll be given the opportunity to design the latest products and packaging that will go into some of the worlds top retailers while also leveraging your skills on the ground floor through social media and guerilla marketing campaigns. The ideal candidate is a self starter, extremely driven, creative, active on social media personally and has worked in product development. 

We’re searching for someone who is an out of the box thinker, seriously passionate about design with a love for gifting. The ideal candidate has worked at a startup previously, helped to manage social media for a brand and has strong problem solving skills. The right person will be excited and knowledgeable about design, the lifestyle gifting, accessories, and apparel category, social media, show great initiative and strong conceptual thinking as well as the ability to work collaboratively, very quickly and efficiently.

Essential roles and duties: 

  • Works closely with the CEO + Creative Director on all product development of future Packed Party products
  • Leads the team in what is trending and how Packed Party can be ahead of the curve with new products
  • Visually bring Packed Party to life on our website, through our social channels, through advertising and PR as well as through our products. Products ranging from what's inside of our packages to what our next season's collection looks like
  • Provides input and ideas to the creative team to build out the content calendar based on the overall company strategy while maintaining what is current with our audience
  • Liaison with internal team members for both product development and manage the production of social media content, acting with or at times the sole digital producer for content. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA or BFA in graphic design or something similar 
  • Minimum 2 years of design experience preferably for a fashion or lifestyle brand
  • Lives in Austin, TX 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the gift and accessories market 
  • Strong design skills with extensive knowledge of Adobe CC InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Passion and a deep understanding for all things social media is a plus 
  • Have a passion and interest in lifestyle brands and e-commerce
  • Able to think creatively and be a self-starter in a fast-paced environment 
  • Familiarity with niche and emerging social platforms and what's trending in the accessories/gift market
  • Basic understanding of photography 
  • Flexible understanding that in a startup everyone helps everyone and we very much work collaboratively here at Packed Party!

Think you're the person for the job? Email us your resume, portfolio and cover letter to careers@packedparty.com