Structural Packaging Designer

Job Title:

-Packaging Designer/Engineer (Mid Level)

Primary Job Focus:

  • Create packaging dielines and prototypes based on client specification as well as new “blue sky” packaging designs
  • Engineer and create in house paperboard, corrugated, and set up box packaging to ensure product integrity and design manufacturability
  • Main focus on complex corrugated designs, luxury rigid board boxes and sample making of retail packaging
  • Knowledge of manual V-Groove machines and other luxury packaging practices
  • Optimize corrugated and paperboard die lines for production
  • Knowledge of standard packaging practices and materials
  • Extremely high level of craftsmanship of corrugated/rigid board prototyping skills
  • Prepare CAD drawings and BOM for pricing
  • Ability to take an idea from brainstorming stage to a flushed out completed retail package
  • Reports to Packaging Design Lead

Secondary Focus:

  • Engineer other packaging components such as thermoformed trays or injection molded cases
  • Work directly with overseas team regarding project needs and feasibility
  • Participate in brainstorming/critique sessions
  • Create digital sketches, renderings as well as presentations detailing packaging solutions

Candidate Requirements:

  • Location in the Bay Area
  • Ability to work in the US
  • 3 to 7 years of packaging experience
  • Knowledge of Artios CAD, Solidworks software as well as operating Kongsberg machines
  • Knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Ability to think in and render in both 2 and 3 dimensions
  • Self-motivated with ability to work in a team
  • Background in packaging design, industrial design or relevant experience
  • Good attitude and willingness to be in a start-up environment
  • Polished communication skills

Bonus:

  • Experience operating testing equipment such as drop testers, vibration testers, etc
  • Graphic design ability
  • Copy writing skills
  • Proficient Chinese language skills
  • Hand/Digital Sketching ability

Please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio to email provided. No recruiters or phone calls please.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Corrugated & Rigid board sample making & prototyping: 3 years
  • Kongsberg Machines, or similar machines: 3 years
  • Artios CAD: 3 years

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, portfolio, resume, and salary information to bliss.t@hondaholdings.com.

Thank you, we look forward to speaking to you soon.