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TJX Senior Packaging Designer - Home Packaging in Framingham, Massachusetts

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Date:Sep 16, 2019

Location:Framingham, MA, US

Company:TJX Companies, Inc.

Discovery is at the core of everything we do – whether it’s a great value, incredible style, or building long-lasting partnerships with people around the world. That’s what makes TJX different. You can find it all across our brands: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, and Homesense. Every one of our brands has one thing in common: environments that are always changing. That’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships, and even about yourself.

Come discover what different can mean for you.

Overview

The Packaging/Senior Packaging Designer is an integral member of a cross-functional team who delivers trend forward brand packaging solutions, enabling the businesses and brands to evolve across our global divisions. As the creative force responsible for driving the development of all packaging and branding across selected categories, you will oversee supplier relationships to ensure the packaging quality and deadlines are met. Partners in collaboration with Product Development and Buyers in identifying and creating successful brand packaging. You will direct team members, freelancers, and contractors in the design, content and execution of trend-right branding solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the creation of trend forward brand packaging across apparel and accessory categories. Partners with product development and merchandising to fill lifestyle needs by product category. Influences the organization on design decisions. Partners with the Sr. Product Development Managers, Trend Teams and Divisional Manager to create compelling brand packaging.

  • Manages the supplier relationships and facilitates the process of setting up internal and external communication with all necessary brand packaging assets. Educates Product Development, Buyers, and Suppliers on changes in processes and the different styles for the different divisions. Ensures the quality of the supplier’s label and packaging through an established approval process and ensures all deadlines are met.

  • Creates and directs brand packaging for a wide variety of products (boxes, hangtags, labels, etc). Prioritizes and directs designers, freelancers, interns and/or contractors in design and content creation.

  • Follow-through from conception to shelf – providing approvals and overseeing successful execution of all components before press and delivery. Communicate with product development and regulatory teams throughout the design process, including reviewing and proofing packaging.

  • Maintains a strict adherence to T&A and deadlines. Establishes parameters of acceptable tolerances in print/color/construction while developing and implementing methods to improve efficiencies.

  • Manages the Brand Packaging Guides and private label which are used to direct proper branding of any and all labels/packaging created for the global organization.

  • Manages the photography and photography requirements for packages. Directs styling, ensures photo quality, content, and that timeline requirements are met.

  • Partners with legal and trademark administrator in researching new brand names, and ensures all legal/trademark requirements are met.

  • Performs special projects as assigned.

Skill Requirements:

  • BFA or related degree in design preferred

  • A minimum of 5-8 years design related experience

  • Proven results managing multi-disciplinary design teams or designers

  • Demonstrated experience guiding business stakeholders through the design process, delivering vision and adhering to brand integrity

  • Ability to think across multiple platforms including product, merchandising and new forms of brand communication

  • Management experience to influence, drive change and drive vision is required

  • In depth knowledge of design and cultural trends to develop cohesive design solutions

  • Excellent sense of color, type and style

  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects and works well under pressure

  • Consumer Goods Industry experience preferred

  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign) as well as supporting office programs

Discover Different at TJX means opportunity, teamwork, and career growth. That’s why working here is so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people that work together to deliver the best value and style in the business. Our inventory is always changing and our approach is continually evolving, which means every day is another chance to Discover Different.

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff – competitive pay, great benefits, and a great group of people. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: Framingham || MA

Nearest Major Market:FraminghamNearest Secondary Market:BostonJob Segment:Package Design, Photography, Law, Merchandising, Graphic Design, Manufacturing, Creative, Legal, Retail

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