The Clorox Company Senior Designer in Durham, North Carolina

Electro Creative Workshop, the internal agency at The Clorox Company, is looking for an experienced senior designer to join our team. The Senior Designer is a hands-on creative maker for print, packaging, graphic design and experiential projects. Working under the direction of an ACD, Design, you will work on a variety of project types for Burt's Bees.

Make your mark.

At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we're all able to make a positive impact -- at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth -- growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Hands-on design

  • Creative maker on packaging, print collateral, experiential events, and other projects across several brands.

  • Develop ideas, concepts, original designs, and other creative solutions as needed on projects.

  • Receive creative briefs and reviews for clarity prior to kick-offs.

  • Support the ACD Design to translate the strategic intent of briefs into design direction for the team.

  • Client presence

  • Build and maintain relationships with the brand studio members and serve as a key voice on assigned brands for print & packaging design creative.

  • Process and organizational

  • Manage and deliver work with schedule and budget support from project and account managers.

  • Contribute ideas and recommendations for ongoing organizational improvements (i.e. process and tools).

  • External focus

  • Maintain a connection to the external creative industry and stay up to date on current trends in commercial creativity.

  • Keeps a constant eye on emerging talent to bring into the agency (vendors, artists, production companies, individual designers, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Years and Types of Experience

  • 8 or more years of experience in design with emphasis on packaging design.

  • Agency experience required

  • Packaging experience includes developing and designing graphics and product forms. Experience designing for the shelf experience, full-line redesigns, and club/palette presentations.

  • Print experience goes beyond packaging to include in-store displays, point of purchase, etc.

  • Understanding of print production process including designing for a variety of packaging formats and substrates.

  • Experience and knowledge in developing brand standards and identity systems

  • Work in the consumer packaged goods categories required

  • Skills and Abilities

  • Expert designer with a portfolio of best in class work.

  • An expert eye for color and typography

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe CS (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)

  • Expert creative presentation skills

  • A passion for creativity and design

  • Tapped in to design trends, design movements and the design community

  • Education level/Degree

  • BFA or MFA in Design or equivalent certificate

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-house and/or consumer packaged goods experience is highly preferred

  • Some experience managing and mentoring junior designers

  • Experience with multi-channel campaigns (print + digital + content + experiential)

  • Creative operations experience in a medium to large organization

  • Digital experience with websites, emails, social media

  • International experience a plus

  • A human-centered approach to design philosophy, design-thinking experience

  • Art direction of product photoshoots in studio and on location

  • Design for integrated campaigns across print, digital, and experiential.

  • Digital production and workflow. Knowledge of Sketch and Invision.

More about Electro Creative Workshop, our in-house agency

Made with Electricity. It said so right there on the very first Clorox bottle. Before we were The Clorox Company, we were The Electro Alkaline Company. Electricity is the spark that has always powered and inspired us. It's in our DNA. With the sparks of electric energy that come from bold ideas and creative craftspeople, we are The Electro Creative Workshop, The Clorox Company's secret weapon in-house agency. We passionately craft the stories of Clorox's iconic brands through electrifying creativity and a crew of designers, artists, writers, developers, strategists, producers, project managers, account directors, photographers, videographers....truth be told each and every one of us is a maker and storyteller at heart, so if you are one too, read on.

More about Clorox

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2017 sales of $6 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including:

  • Brita® water-filtration products

  • Burt's Bees® natural personal care products

  • Fresh Step® cat litter

  • Glad® bags, wraps and containers

  • Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces

  • Kingsford® charcoal

  • Liquid Plumr® clog removers

  • Pine-Sol® cleaners

  • RenewLife® digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality®, Neocell® and Stop Aging Now® dietary supplements

  • Professional services: Clorox Healthcare® and Clorox Commercial Solutions®

More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts, most notably being named to the Drucker Institute's 2017 Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Corporate Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list and the first sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018.

We also support our communities, and, in FY2017, contributed $11 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing.

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/Protected Veteran/Disabled/LGBT employer.

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