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Veritiv - Suwanee GA
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description

Job Summary and Scope:

The Creative Designer I will create and develop innovative packaging solutions for a variety of clients. Under general direction, the CD I will collaborate with sales, clients and internal design teams to provide creative design solutions that meet and exceed customers’ expectations. This individual will be tasked with generating multiple design concepts for projects using sketching and 3D modeling tools to yield best quality visualization of these concepts for comprehension by the client. Ability to provide conceptual renderings, sketches and technical drawings of bottles and closures including; colors, images, textures and shapes. Employ color, type, illustrations, photography, animation and various print and layout techniques when designing rigid container and total package configurations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Able to use appropriate skills, sketching, 3D modeling, rendering, animation and video, to define and communicate project concepts
  • Utilize current graphic design technology and computer software to develop, and edit, graphic layouts to meet customer needs.  Prepares files for optimum alignment through quoting and sourcing.
  • Create appropriate visual design languages by understanding the meaning and effect of these on the audience, market and culture.
  • Technical acumen to conduct tolerance stack, closure/thread design, and stock molding catalog updates.
  • Ability to analyze market and design trends and apply through design thinking.
  • Create broad scenarios/ themes/ concepts that explore potential or articulate an innovative proposition.
  • Communicate ideas clearly and persuasively at an individual and group level, often using story-telling to bring an opportunity to life.
  • Create and manage documentation of Industrial Design specifications (2D and 3D data, at appropriate checkpoints.
  • Ability to work with contracted companies to do rapid prototyping of design configurations.
  • Ensure a high-quality Design output, respecting business requirements, brand values and design excellence.
  • Basic understanding of rigid container manufacturing processes and converting operations.
  • Developing a working knowledge of packaging design, converting and manufacturing.

Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field such as Packaging Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or Product Design.
  • 0-5 years demonstrated experience with product and/or packaging design.
  • Technical knowledge of rigid container specifications, critical dimensional attributes, and performance validation testing.
  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD such as SolidWorks, Rhino, 3D Studio Max, or other comparable software packages.
  • Experience with ESKO ArtiosCAD 2D & 3D a plus.
  • Working knowledge of computer rendering tools.
  • Ability to prepare specification plans of design work to translate to sourcing and/or manufacturing teams.
  • Incorporate rigid container design into total-package solutions (promotional displays, master packs, mixed SKU packs, etc.).
  • Graphic design software: adobe creative cloud suite
  • General understanding of Microsoft product suite.
  • Ability to visualize concepts and turn concepts into 3D renderings, graphic layouts and physical mock-ups.
  • Balance the relationship between product properties, design elements, business goals, marketing directions, consumer trends, technology and environmental issues.
  • The ability to think creatively and freely look into the future
  • Ability to adapt to changing demands; ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Good organizational skills combined with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good quality hand-sketching ability to demonstrate multiple concepts in a relatively quick turnaround time.
  • Ability to generate physical conceptual mockups using simple and effective materials such as: foam core, eps, foam, paper, 3D printed parts, etc…

Working Conditions/Physical Requirement:

  • Typical temperature controlled office environment.
  • Limited travel may be necessary.

Decision Rights:

  • Developing and presenting concept designs to internal/external customers.
  • Requesting prototype tooling/samples to complete design evaluation and validation.
  • Completing packaging design solutions.
  • Making necessary updates/changes based on customers’ feedbacks.
  • Supporting sales/PM to solve packaging related design issues.

Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf


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