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Packaging Designer and Render Specialist

Full Time 4000.00 - 4400.00 USD Type: Monthly

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About the company

Ridge - Designed For Life.

Ridge crafts products made to last a lifetime through with simple, functional designs ready for  anything and everything. Our materials are chosen with care and a thoughtful connection to the insights of our growing community - setting our North star as we strive to improve everyday. Together we can do more with less.

Ridge started with The Ridge Wallet as a Kickstarter project in 2013 and is now in the hands and pockets of over 3 million people worldwide! We currently operate around the globe selling in the US, Canada, the UK, EU, and Australia on Shopify and through other channels such as Amazon and Wholesalers. We have also expanded and continue to expand our product catalog to include KeyCases, Bolt Action Pens, Knives, Rings, Watches and we have plenty more in the works!

We are looking for people interested in positions with tremendous growth potential, but which come with high expectations of work rate and quality of work. We are a fully remote company and utilize that to find the best talent around the world to join our team. Since we are a remote-first company, we always do our best to be as accommodating to a healthy work/life balance.

About the role

Job Description:

We are looking to add a Packaging Designer & 3D Render Artist looking to join a growing team and hungry for a great opportunity with great growth potential. This position will report into our Chief Design Officer and Chief Product Officer for both Packaging and Render Design needs, while working closely with our Brand, Supply Chain and Production departments.

This person should have 2-5 years of Professional Experience and be able to produce example files for both Packaging and 3D Product Renders. Proficiency in Project Management Software and Slack is highly preferred, mostly Notion, but also interested in Monday.com, Jira, Clickup and/or Trello.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Packaging Design & 3D Rendering:
    • Lead the development of innovative packaging designs and realistic 3D renderings in collaboration with internal design teams. These will be used for Packaging and Marketing projects.
    • Ensure that designs meet brand standards, product specifications, and regulatory requirements.
    • Utilize software like Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk tools to create and refine packaging designs and renderings.
  2. Project Management:
    • Oversee packaging design projects from initiation through execution to ensure timely delivery and high-quality outcomes.
    • Track progress using project management software such as Monday.com, Clickup, Jira, or Notion.
    • Use existing workflows to produce useful designs.
  3. Collaboration & Communication:
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for stakeholders, providing regular updates on project status, milestones, and any potential risks or issues.
    • Work with our Production Department to ensure suppliers have all assets needed to produce packaging.
  4. Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency gains within the packaging design and project management workflows.

About you

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of experience in packaging design, 3D rendering, and project management.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) and Autodesk software (e.g., Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk Maya).
  • Experience using project management tools such as Monday.com, Clickup, Jira, or Notion to plan, track, and manage projects.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and external partners.
  • Problem-solving mindset and the ability to adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Additional Skills (Preferred):

  • Knowledge of packaging regulations and compliance standards (e.g., FDA, ASTM).
  • Familiarity with CAD software for structural packaging design (e.g., ArtiosCAD).
  • Experience with agile project management methodologies.

What's in it for you?

Benefits & Perks:

  • At this time, we offer pay on a bi-weekly basis via  Wise.com for ease of payments.
  • Starting 30 days after the working relationship has started, we offer Paid Vacation and Sick time depending on the number of days remaining in the calendar year. These pools of time will be reset at the beginning of each calendar year.
  • For this position, we are offering a weekly salary range of $1100 USD depending on experience, with the expectation of a 40-hour work week. During training the first few week's hours may be lower, but the salary rate will remain the same. The total per month would then be $ 4,400 USD. For highly skilled applicants, this can be negotiated upon completion of the application!

How to apply?

This person should have 2-5 years of Professional Experience and be able to produce example files for both Packaging and 3D Product Renders. Missing portfolios will automatically be rejected.  Please proceed in filling out the link below. 

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