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Sr Manager Product Packaging Design

Company: Gerber
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestl-- Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Position SummaryOur team brings to life Nestl--'s vision for enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding Design organization that creates holistic, consumer-obsessed experiences using a people-centered process for our brands. You will drive thought leadership, team and vendor structure development and budget allocation strategy.The Sr. Manager Product Package Design leads Nestle Nutrition-Gerber's Design Center of Excellence (Design COE)As a Sr. Manager of Design at Gerber, you will lead end-to-end innovative packaging design and visual identity strategy for Gerber. This includes short-term and long-term portfolio strategy, along with seamless execution and project oversight. As an integral member of the Marketing team, you will contribute to our Marketing departments to deliver design concepts, packaging artwork within content creation milestones, and synchronized with the I2L process.Lead visual identity strategy to drive Gerber as the category leader provides break-through, differentiated, high quality and on-target visual solutions and packaging design strategies addressing the brand opportunities across Gerber Masterbrand and segments.BBNW delight with product and packaging (DPPE) champion initiate and lead workshops and strategy sessions through BBNW process internally and externally to drive proper strategy and thought leadership.Develop best in class visual identity and packaging design team: lead vendor selection and structure strategy based on internal and external trends and business strategy needs for proper effectiveness and efficiencies.Lead creative development and flawless implementation of yearly branding and packaging design plans in partnership with the brand team and other cross-functional teams, as outlined in the MBS and ICP.Ensures that all visual identity efforts meet a wide range of strategic segment objectives (defined in graphic briefs) and adhere to marketing, legal, and production quality standards.Establish consistent protocol to ensure consistent application of brand visual identity through detailed brand guidelines shared across organization.Leads the development productive and collaborative partnerships with design agencies to create engaging, business building visual communication.Experience and Education Requirements10+ years of experience in design or consumer marketing with training or equivalent FMCG experienceExperience in account management, strategic planning, and creative leadership Experience in budget leadership and management to maximize impact, drive priorities and businessDemonstrated strategic business and analytical skills; including understandingof key project management principles in the product development space (Time, Cost, Compliance, Feasibility, Risk Assessment, Design Goals, Problem Solving, Metrics, Formal Alignment) and how to leverage this knowledge to make sound business recommendations in a fluid strategic environment is required.Thorough knowledge of the consumer product industry or relevant experience in adjacent industries is preferred.Proven ability to drive process in complex, interrelated cross-functional new product development and large-scale brand redesign projects is required.It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl--. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.The Nestl-- Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Arlington, VA, US, 22209

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