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August 16, 2021

Associate Design and Project Manager

Hain Celestial

Creative Services Associate Design and Project Manager

The Creative Services Associate Design and Project Manager is responsible for managing and executing packaging graphic design projects for Hain-Celestial. Ensuring on-time execution, flawless production artwork for a variety of printers.

The Associate Design and Project Manager will have the opportunity to work in the personal care category. This is a perfect opportunity for an accomplished project manager with packaging design experience. This job is for a creative person that is passionate about natural brands and wants to work in a nimble, entrepreneurial environment and make a significant impact in our growth plan.

The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment that requires one to be highly organized and work well under pressure.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage all new and revised packaging projects for the Personal Care brands.
• Review packaging creative with cross-functional team members to gain approvals and ensure compliance with national and international government regulations.
• Manage the production functions of packaging projects.
• Direct and implement creative concepts consistent with brand strategies.
• Ensure all information is correct and thorough prior to artwork going out for approvals.
• Communicate production strategies and issues for successful separation and printing with internal team and external print vendors.
• Direct printer proofs and printing processes to ensure colors of graphics match with brand aesthetics and approvals.
• Source freelancer designers and provide creative direction and support as needed.
• Provide communications to the marketing teams and manager about project status.
• Exercise time and project management skills to ensure smooth execution of projects.
• Adhere to project timelines and proactively organize workflow to meet deadlines.
• Lead and track multiple creative projects and timelines simultaneously.
• Create packaging images for marketing and sales teams and digital and e-commerce platforms.
• Additional duties and various projects as needed.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

• Two to three years corporate creative, design, and print production experience in consumer packaging goods.
• Personal Care experience preferred, but not mandatory.
• Ability to think creatively against demanding deadlines with acute attention to detail.
• Excellent project management skills, with strong attention to detail from concept development through production for flawless end results.
• Experience with the principles of package design and excellent knowledge of die lines.
• Ability to manage multiple project deadlines and requirements simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
• Comfortable working cross-functionally with multiple partners at all levels of a corporate organization.
• Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat and Microsoft Products: Outlook, Word, Excel PowerPoint.
• Strong Mac skills are necessary.
• Familiarity of team-based project management tools (i.e. BLUE) preferred
• Strong organizational abilities, including time and resource management and goal orientated.
• Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with all contacts both inside and outside the company.
• Excellent creative instincts and comfort with visual design.
• Ability to work independently and work well within a team environment
• Ability to take direction and proactively see tasks to completion
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate (verbal/writing) effectively.

Compensation:

$70,000 annually


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melissa.cortes@hain.com