Dual Skill Designer- Hunt Valley MD

Cockeysville | Maryland | United States

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Dual Skill Designer- Hunt Valley MD

164 Lake Front Dr
Hunt Valley, Maryland, 21030
United States

Career Opportunity:
The Dual Skill Designer position develops innovative, cost effective, visually appealing and
structurally sound point of point of purchase displays and merchandising
solutions utilizing the dual skill set of both structural and graphic design. 


How you will impact WestRock: 

  • Interact with Account Executives and customers to ascertain design needs and creative objectives
    Perform Graphic Designer duties, as required, including developing projects using standard techniques: ideation/concept development(sketching and/or igital), 3D modeling/rendering (Strata, Form Z), graphic layout/messaging (CS5), 2D visual capabilities, pre-press art verification (image
    corrections, proofing, production ready print files), produce comps
  • Prepare graphic design files for proofing, mock-up, and final output; coordinate with customer’s graphics department as needed
  • Perform Structural Designer duties, as required, including conveying concepts with quick sketches (fast and fluid), and CAD (Artios) visualization; producing samples and mock ups
    using various techniques and skills such as Drafting (2D/3D), Foam Core
    model making, various knife tools and cutting tables (Konsberg/DataTech
    Tables); creating promotional materials and developing  Bill of Material (BOM), POG,
    Specifications, Palletization, Cape-Tops
  • Responsible for project development record keeping, file naming/part numbering, utilizing project management system 
  • Work collaboratively with Design Manager, Sales personnel and other
    designers and offices to develop customer programs; participate in or lead
    project review meetings with Sales, Project management and other designers
  • Develop presentation material and assist with the presentation of abstract ideas, as well as formal presentations in a variety of settings (one-on-one, small and large groups to include peers, supervisors and clients); manage presentation process as needed
  •  Perform Technical Illustration tasks as required i.e.,  Plan-o-grams,  Assembly
    Instructions, Retail Assembly Instructions, Digital Photography, Illustrator and Photoshop work
  • Travel, as required, for customer support, training, meetings, and  manufacturing and assembly plant support

What you need to succeed:

Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design, Packaging Design, Graphic Design or Fine Arts is
required.  Prior point of purchase display experience is preferred.  This position requires
mechanical aptitude, the ability to convey concepts with quick sketches and creative 2D/3D problem solving skills. Good verbal, written and graphics communications skill are also
required.  This position needs a highly developed sense of aesthetics, print production knowledge, an eye to detail as well as engineering ability and an advanced understanding of how things work.
The ability to drive projects to completion in a fast paced, deadline driven environment is a requirement.  This position will work both independently and as part of a team and requires a
helpful and cooperative attitude, and the ability to handle multiple projects
 What we offer:

Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence; comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities; an attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential and a career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse work force: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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