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Villea Design is Hiring

STRUCTURAL DESIGNER

Villea Design Corpis the design office of Honda Printing, a printer and packaging manufacturer established in 1995 with over 5,000 employees located in 4 different facilities in China.  Currently, the design studio in Fremont, CA is rapidly growing and seeking qualified design staff.

It takes all types of people to create an award winning company and our Fremont studio wants you to be one of them.

Job Title:

-Structural Packaging Designer

Job Summary:

-Engineer and create in house paperboard, corrugated, and set up box packaging to ensure product integrity and design manufacturability
-Prepare CAD drawings and BOM for pricing
-Create and test packaging mock-ups and samples
-Participate in brainstorming/critique sessions
-Create digital sketches, renderings as well as a presentations detailing packaging solutions
-Be part of the packaging design process from brainstorming to engineering, manufacturing and completion

Requirements:

-6+ years of packaging experience
-Knowledge of Artios CAD, Solidworks software as well as operating Kongsberg machines
-Knowledge of standard packaging practices and materials
-Knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, and Solidworks
-Strong communication skills and ability to work directly with clients with little direction
-Ability to think in, design and render in both 2 and 3 dimensions
-Ability to take an idea from brainstorming stage to a flushed out completed idea
-Attention to detail
-Excellent craftsmanship
-Self motivated with ability to work in a team
-Background in packaging design, industrial design or relevant experience
-Good attitude and willingness to be in a start-up environment

Bonus:

-Preference given to candidates in the Bay Area
-Engineer other packaging components such as thermoformed trays or injection molded cases
-Experience operating testing equipment such as drop testers, vibration testers, etc
-Experience with working overseas, preference in speaking Mandarin
-Hand/Digital Sketching ability
-Graphic design ability
-Copy writing skills

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, portfolio, resume, and salary information to crisso.lee@hondaholdings.com.