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Executive Director, Package Design; Beauty; NYC

Join a beauty brand with a smart category approach that resonates around the world. This brand has encouraged millions to equate feeling beautiful with the ability to become the best versions of themselves in all aspects of their lives. Why not join them? It’s rewarding to help others look and feel confident.

This is a fast-paced, growing brand that requires creativity, innovation and leadership from its employees in order to bring the best in prestige beauty products to market. You will be challenged every day to ensure the brand lives up to its long, upstanding history. The mission: to provide the highest quality and most effective products to enhance every skin type and concern, offering products for men and women of all ages and ethnicities. The brand’s customized approach and quality products have made it one of the leading skin care authorities in the world.

At core, the ED, Packaging is responsible for the impactful creation of shelf-back, social-ready 2D designs and package design layouts that help drive overall brand strategy. You understand that packaging is the key sales vehicle and design with consumer shopping habits in mind, across all channels (travel retail, specialty multi, department stores, online) in partnership with visual merchandising & store design. Strong in industrial design, this seasoned ED leads teams in concepting and ideating product designs (primary packaging) in line with brand needs and market trends, bringing packaging newness to product innovations while staying true to heritage facets of the brand identity. Utilizing retail expertise, the ED designs across various consumer touch points, including specialty-multi and open-sell as priority, with a strong focus on social/e-commerce. Partnering with other departments to ensure omni-channel connectivity, you leverage knowledge of competitive landscape and trends, always having a finger on the pulse, gaining inspiration from everywhere.

To be successful, you must foster an environment that rewards new ideas and moves them forward; this may challenge standard practices but helps generate fresh opportunities for the brand and the team. A savvy collaborator who provides clear direction across a complex structure, you build and develop diverse and inter-connected teams in support of overall brand objectives.

Further, the company deeply values the investment in the growth and development of its employees through extensive educational programs across all levels of employment. By inspiring confidence in the team, they all gain a lifetime of knowledge and in turn inspire confidence in clients. Understanding we are all unique, they value what each brings to the table and respect individual differences. This is a place where professional development is customized to your strengths and desired career path – to grow the individual and the brand.

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Designer, Integrated, $60-80K+, NYC

Join the leading US branding agency specializing in Fashion, Luxury, and Lifestyle, combining sound strategic thinking with the highest level of visual execution. Seeking a visionary Designer slash Art Director who has the creative thought-leadership, conceptual skills and design power to bring game-changing 360 ideas to life. You are well-versed in luxe-directed print design and shoots, tv/video production, and have a personal passion for typography as powerful visual differentiator. Fascinated, inspired and enthusiastically challenged by the ever-evolving digital landscape, you are UX savvy, collaborate well with front-end developers and have an understanding of digital tech; you’re hands-on immersed in social and stay abreast of trends. Altogether, your portfolio expresses strategic vision that solves business problems with elegance and beauty; simply stated – you have taste. Expect to create and inspire excellence in others and across a portfolio of premium brands.

Sounds perfect, right? Shoot your resume/portfolio to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Share with your network and change someone’s life!

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PLACED: Production Artist, $35-50K, NYC

Do you have a passion for the arts, culture, and education?

Then stop selling toilet paper, pills, or cars and join an agency whose focus is on the things in life that enrich us: museums, libraries, gardens, performing arts, visual artists, education, and non-profits.

Named a “Top Entrepreneur” by Crain’s magazine, this boutique independent ad agency is seeking a high-performance junior Production Artist to assist in creating long-lasting cultural connections.  This role will focus on engaging audiences across all media channels, from social to traditional print work; as such, your background should be truly integrated, including digital.  You’ll partner with a Creative Director on projects ranging from resizing and collecting files for publishers to retouching and video.  To succeed in this collaborative and casual environment, please be pro-active, detail-oriented, articulate and polished.  Previous ad agency experience is a plus – preferably 1 year or an intense internship at minimum.

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PLACED: Production Artist, Integrated; Temp-to-perm, $30-40/hr; NYC

Have what it takes to work for an iconic American luxury brand?

Internationally recognized luxury retailer seeks a temp-to-perm Integrated Production Artist for their in-house Advertising and Production team.  A laid back perfectionist, you’ll be responsible for the creation of print mechanicals, creating digital banner ads, emails, evites, and the execution of prepress functions.  You’ll ensure quality control and help manage the workflow of print projects (catalogues, direct mail, collateral, PR, ads) from inception through final production in support of strategic brand initiatives.  Considering your focus will be on a luxury account, a flair for the affluent and previous category experience in fashion/luxury/beauty/retail would be ideal.  A creative eye with strong knowledge of typography, color theory and layout composition required.  Please be personable, poised, resourceful and detail-oriented.  2-4 years of experience as a Production Artist with proven Adobe CS5 capabilities.

Great, right?  Please shoot a resume to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com.  Not for you?  Please share with someone in your network.