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GRAPHIC DESIGNER -hybrid

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Graphic Designer, Packaging on a Global Marketing team. This new hire will work in our Global Headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD in a hybrid capacity. The Graphic Designer, Packaging will report to a Senior Graphic Desinger.

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. With over $6 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."

As a company recognized for its exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, and vacations.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Graphic Designer - Packaging is responsible for working collaboratively with the Sr Design Manager, Sr Designer and Marketing Managers to provide in-house design support for new product launches & packaging changes. Additionally, this position provides project management support end-to-end from creative concept through execution/production.  

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

·Consulting with internal Brand Managers to design, develop and execute package design initiatives.

·Managing the graphics process from creative concept through manufacturing production.

·Ensuring alignment and compliance with strategic marketing objectives.

·Setting standards and providing Art Direction for external photographers, illustrators, food stylists, and printers to ensure every package meets consistently uniform high quality. 

·Meeting targets to deliver overall aesthetic appeal while achieving objectives of Marketing Management.

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or relevant discipline
  • 3+ years’ graphic design experience, including packaging and logo development
  • Strong design capabilities
  • Proficiency in Adobe CC Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Ability to manage and influence others without formal authority
  • Ability to apply principles of design to achieve specific strategic marketing objectives
  • Ability to create solutions, adapt to new priorities and revisit logistical challenges to manage time sensitive projects
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple functions and multiple levels
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to apply independent judgment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Food CPG Background

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore