Packaging Engineer Quirky
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED The Company:
We're a company called Quirky and we are assembling the highest performing team, maybe ever, with a single, yet ambitious vision:
TO MAKE INVENTION ACCESSIBLE
Quirky is a new type of company, one that involves all people interested in its decisions, and ultimately shares its success with those people who helped achieve it. And we have developed a completely unique platform in which the realities and complexities of execution do not stand in the way of a kickass idea.
We are a brand built around excitement, creativity, and the reality of bringing great ideas to life. Not to mention we do it BETTER, FASTER, FUNNER than anyone else!
We're looking for an amazing and passionate Packaging Engineer to join our team in NYC.
You love packaging. You find yourself judging product packaging and merchandising displays as you wander through stores, and you can't help thinking that you could have done it better. You know the properties of different packaging materials and love finding new ways to use them. You know CAD and Adobe Illustrator so well you could create packaging mockups in your sleep. You are a whiz at prepping files for print and know how to talk with different vendors and manufacturers so that you your projects are done right the first time. And you would love nothing more than to cast an imaginary beam of light onto Quirky's products by helping create effective packaging designs.
As our Packaging Engineer, you will
Be a member of Quirky's Creative team, reporting to Quirky's Head of Packaging
Serve as a reliable, right hand (wo)man to our expert Head of Packaging
Juggle multiple projects with a fast-paced company that launches 3 products per week
Be a part of something very, very big.
Conceptualize and design innovative packaging structures in a wide variety of mediums: folding cartons, blister packs, pulp trays--the sky's the limit
Create mockups and presentations
Prepare mechanicals for print production
Manage packaging assets and communicate with vendors
NOTE: This is NOT a graphic design position
2-4 years of experience in a related field
Demonstrated experience designing blisters, clamshells, pulp trays and other package forms requiring CAD skills
Demonstrated experience designing folding cartons and other paperboard package forms in Adobe Illustrator
Knowledge of retail packaging structures, materials and specifications, and the packaging production process
Detail-oriented thinker who is able to own their projects and can multitask effectively
Stellar interpersonal skills and experience working within a team
Unrelenting intellectual curiosity and take pride in doing awesome work
Action-oriented and you have an innate entrepreneurial spirit
Passion for what we are building at Quirky
Check us out at www.quirky.com. Spend some time on our site and if you like what you see, please continue.
Submit your resume with a personalized cover letter to Scott Shephard, letting him know why you want to be Quirky's next Packaging Engineer and why you are perfect for the role.
You must attach a PDF copy of your portfolio showing various packaging projects you've worked on. Submissions without portfolios will not be considered.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
We Make Invention Accessible
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: FreshTracks Capital
, Norwest Venture Partners
, RRE Ventures All Jobs: at Quirky
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||For centuries, becoming an "inventor" has been a hard gig to crack. Complexities relating to financing, engineering, distribution, and legalities have stood in the way of brilliant people executing on their great ideas.
Since launching in 2009, Quirky has rapidly changed the way the world thinks about product development.
We bring two brand new consumer products to market each week, by enabling a fluid conversation between a global community and Quirky's expert product design staff.
The world influences our business in real-time, and we share our revenue directly with the people who helped us make successful decisions.|
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