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The Estee Lauder Companies Senior Designer Packaging, Aveda in New York, New York

Senior Designer Packaging, Aveda

Brand: Aveda



The Senior Designer, Packaging will work on all aspects of packaging activities for the brands. Key responsibilities include graphic layouts for primary and secondary packaging, art and retouching direction for photographic cartons, developing custom prints and patterns for use on cosmetic bags and promotional packaging.


  • Assist throughout design development of all products and packaging for programs, including new products, line extensions, promotional programs and gift sets.

  • Render design options, execute layouts for presentations, and order comps etc.

  • Create, maintain and organize library of designs, resources and materials and utilize effectively for new programs.

  • Maintain a status report of all projects on a weekly basis. Attends meetings specific to relevant projects being developed.

  • Manage color standards, review submissions for primary and secondary packaging with package development.

  • Partner cross functionally with internal departments including Packaging Development, Engineering, Product Development, marketing and comp vendors as needed.

  • Work with Marketing and vendors to manage the comp process by executing comp requests within budget and in a timely manner.

  • Create renders and physical comps where needed.

  • Work cross functionally to develop multiple iterations of designs for consumer testing.

  • Maintain and build on sustainability goals.

  • Create innovative and connected packaging solutions.

  • Develop concepts and present seasonal print/pattern design proposals and colorways.

  • Create graphic layouts for primary and secondary packaging within brand guidelines and aesthetic.

  • Prepare and check final artwork for primary and secondary packaging and bags before it is released for production.

  • Request and review samples of soft goods including cosmetic bags and tote bags.

  • Work with Corporate Packaging Department to resolve issues of function, performance, manufacturability, and scheduling

  • Adhere to required schedules during design development and production phases of projects.



  • BA or BFA in related field

  • 4 years of experience

  • Multi-disciplinary designer with a background in Industrial, Package Design, or Product Design

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), 3D modeling and rendering experience

  • Detail oriented designer who is comfortable with shifting design direction and working on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Self-starter who will participate in all aspects of the promotional programs from concept through execution

  • Ability to quickly generate concepts and visually communicate those ideas with renderings and/or comps

  • Excellent eye for color and color combinations

  • A sense of both current and developing trends in print/pattern, art, and packaging

  • General understanding of engineering and manufacturing aspects of printing, patterns, and materials (cartons, fabrics, plastics, etc.)

  • Proficient in programs such as Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. 3D modeling/rendering software such as KeyShot, Rhino and/or SolidWorks is a plus.

  • Can communicate thoughts clearly and take feedback to create the best products possible

  • Must be able to communicate technical and design issues well through drawings as well as 3-dimensional comping

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, self-starter and creative resolution skills

  • Good communication skills and professional demeanor

  • Must have ability to handle numerous tasks in an efficient and timely manner in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

Job: Creative / Design

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: No

Job Number: 2111585

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact