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Senior Packaging Designer
The Lagunitas Brewing Company
About the role:

The Senior Graphic Designer (Packaging) at Lagunitas is responsible for creating fresh design solutions for our variety of packaging & product marketing materials. Everything from cans to bottle labels, carriers to cartons, rendering mock-ups to attending print-runs. While this position may also be tapped to design for other projects & brand channels, too, the main focus is creating killer packaging.

What you'll do:

- Capture the Lagunitas brand personality and express it in new and exciting ways on cans, labels, cartons and other packaging.
- Thorough understanding of each beer brand’s overall concept & design
- Prepping files for print production and adhering to specs
- Works closely with the Creative team to come up with innovative design ideas to support the Lagunitas brand
- Liaises with project managers to ensure s/he is meeting brief objectives and deadlines
- Collaborate with CD, Art Directors, Designers and Project Managers to solve creative challenges and take direction when needed. Be an active participant in meetings. 
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to meet deadlines with frequent interruptions and changing priorities
- Daily interface and frequent interaction with digital, event, POS and sales teams
- Understands how to execute across multiple brand touchpoints and how to collaborate with a cross-functional team
- Other duties and projects as assigned that may include supporting brand events, retail, digital media and our TapRooms

Desired Capabilities and Characteristics:

- A minimum of 5 years of design experience, working on CPG brands at an agency or in-house creative department (experience designing alcohol packaging a plus, naturally)
- Proficient in Creative Suite – InDesign / Photoshop / Illustrator
- Extensive print production knowledge, ability to prepare files for print, etc
- Ability to multi-task and handle several competing initiatives simultaneously and meet deadlines with a sense of urgency
- A keen eye for trends, typography and attention to detail
- Good communication skills, ability to collaborate and prioritize
- Passion for Lagunitas and the craft beer industry
- Love of dogs is optional, but tolerance of dogs is mandatory

Key Relationships:

- Reports directly to Creative Director
- Frequent interaction across all Marketing teams

Physical Requirements:

- Travel approximately <10% throughout the year
- Work is typical office environment (by Lagunitas standards)
- Ability to use a computer keyboard and calculator
The Lagunitas Brewing Company
The Lagunitas Brewing Company
Job Details
Petaluma, CA 94954
Employment Status
POST DATE: 07.19.2021
The Lagunitas Brewing Company

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