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Packaging Graphics Artist

Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
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At Johnsonville, we use our business to build our people. If you're passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Wisconsin-based Johnsonville is the No. 1 national sausage brand enjoyed in 45 countries. Founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Stayer, our company is 2,000 members strong and remains privately owned today. Come join our family-owned company!

Johnsonville, LLC


Packaging Graphics Artist

Position Overview:

Johnsonville has an excellent opportunity for an outstanding individual to join us as a key member of our Packaging Creative Team. As a Packaging Graphics Artist, you will experience the freedom of working as part of a nimble, focused team to develop and create packaging from concept to commercialization. Leverage your skills and personal drive on our products in the marketplace; meanwhile, drive significant growth of the Johnsonville brand through product superiority. This member will represent the Johnsonville brand to other members, trade customers, suppliers and consumers through the development of the graphic components for packaging.


  • Provide creative, accurate, packaging graphic solutions that adhere to Johnsonville brand expectations
  • Influence creation of packaging for the US Retail, Food Service and International Johnsonville business units
  • Be the technical lead on projects by applying best practices in order to successfully bring projects from concept to commercialization in a cross-functional team environment
  • Create or Direct the completion of packaging graphic projects through all phases; establish criteria, provide ideation and concepts, enlist and direct external resources or personally develop artwork.
  • Influence others and develop strong relationships with other members from Marketing, Manufacturing, Engineering and Regulatory
  • Coordinate workflows on multiple print-related projects with internal teams and external suppliers
  • Continuously learn new skills and knowledge in a wide range of areas


  • Bachelors degree in Graphic Communications preferred. Will consider similar Associates degree with relevant experience.


  • A minimum of 5 years experience in related field required
  • Knowledgeable in packaging regulations and standards

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Illustrator and Photoshop applications. Technical understanding of Mac system a plus.
  • Package design and typography skills
  • Experience in assembling packaging files for print
  • Exposer to Digital Asset Management Software
  • Knowledge of current printing processes and terminology, with proven competence in managing press approvals
  • Photo shoot, pre-production and art direction experience
  • Project management skills; proficient at coordinating workflow, monitoring lead-times and routing artwork for graphic approvals. Ability to multi-task, organize, set and achieve goals and deliver on commitments.
  • Detail-oriented, proven problem solving skills and the ability to function in a team-based environment

Posting Date: November 21, 2019

Coach for this position: Packaging Graphics Coordinator

(We dont have bosses at Johnsonville. We have Coaches. They are there to help you develop your talents. They cannot make you run laps.)

Location: Tech Center (Our office is about an hour north of Milwaukee)

Member Status: Fulltime, Salaried

About our Company

Since 1945, our family-owned band of sausage-makers has invented better ways to make, eat and prepare crave-able sausage. Today, we are 2,000 Members strong. We sell our famous sausage in all 50 United States and more than 40 countries. We have a culture built on the idea that if we make developing your talents our top priority, great business results will follow naturally. We call it The Johnsonville Way. It has been our secret sauce for decades, and we hope you get to experience it for yourself!

External candidate: Apply on-line only at: http://jobs.johnsonville.com

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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