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Haddad Brands
Associate Packaging Designer
New York, NY

Haddad is a privately held family business with over 70 years of experience in the children’s wear apparel and accessories industry. Haddad is the leading children’s wear manufacturer representing the most iconic American brands in the world; Nike, Brand Jordan, Converse, Hurley and Levi’s. Our talented professionals are leaders in design, sourcing, sales and global distribution. With over 15 locations and 800 employees globally, it is no surprise that we are already the number one children’s wear company in the world.


The Associate Package Designer will support the daily activities of the packaging department to ensure accurate and timely production of packaging materials.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Conduct market research to support trend finds and new concepts and create a recap of findings
  • Understand and support the print production process from start to finish and partner to suggest improvements for better efficiencies
  • Assist in the design and development of cost effective, innovative, and consumer friendly hang tags and structural designs
  • Update artwork, copy, and corresponding files according to both written and verbal feedback from stakeholders
  • Troubleshoot and communicate issues pertaining to vendor approvals and/or production changes
  • Update art and production files
  • Work directly with vendors to execute new developments and pricing
  • Partner to approve digital and physical submits from vendors inclusive of color, substrate quality, and finishes
  • Review and communicate any issues with the packaging sample schedule to ensure deadlines are being met and elevate concerns in order to brainstorm possible solutions
  • Partner in creating on-brand solutions for each project to help maintain brand integrity while supporting execution efficiencies where applicable across the total category
  • Create, update, and maintain development tracking charts, packaging brief submits and quality standards library
  • Communicate submit (sample & production) comments between the Packaging team and appropriate cross-functional teams
  • Meet all deadlines in adherence to the seasonal design calendar
  • Special projects as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities/Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Fine Arts or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in the fashion industry (children’s wear knowledge a plus)
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, especially in Adobe Illustrator
  • Excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills with attention to detail
  • Work independently and effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Illustration skills a plus

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Company overview

501 to 1000 Employees
Company - Private
Consumer Product Manufacturing
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Haddad Brands ratings

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  • CEO Sam Haddad
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Haddad Brands reviews by packaging engineer

  • "Wonderful team Incredibly supportive and accommodating" (in 1 review)
  • "Good management, room to grow and good team work with co" (in 1 review)
  • "Very low payment and use immigrants in their most majorities bc of the cheap labor, so exploit them the most they can." (in 1 review)

Haddad Brands – Why work with us

Founded in 1948 by four Haddad brothers as an importing company. Haddad Brands is a privately held family business with over 70 years’ experience in apparel and accessories. Haddad Brands is focused on the most iconic global brands and does not offer private label.

Haddad Brands benefits

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Employee benefit reviews

Most commented

  • Health Insurance(8 comments)

    "They offer 2 options. Great coverage!"

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off(6 comments)

    "Very generous time off! You gain more days with time. "

  • 401K Plan(4 comments)

    "We receive great training about this plan. "

  • Sep 8, 2023
    Current Manager in Falls Church, VA, Virginia

    Pretty good work space to work in

  • Apr 12, 2023
    Current Cashier Stockman Cart Pusher Customer Service in Irvine, CA, California

    great! sounds good, great timing,

  • Mar 2, 2023
    Current Planner in New York, NY, New York State

    Good people at the company to work with

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