Req ID




Req ID:  92439
Function:  Marketing
Posted:  Jul 11, 2024

New York, NY, US, 10118

Art Director, Packaging Design





COTY is looking for smart leaders who are fast and passionate.


Sally Hansen is looking for a Sr. Packaging Designer to join the in-house Creative Team. This is an exciting opportunity for an organized and creative individual to contribute to Sally Hansen’s launch presence and help drive excitement and engaging connections with our target audience.


The position requires strong knowledge of packaging design from printing capabilities to componentry, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task. The ideal candidate has a passion for beauty.


This role reports to the Creative Director of Sally Hansen. This role demands a high degree of collaboration with a variety of stakeholders.





In this role you will be responsible for:


  •  Responsible for the conception, development and execution of packaging design on Sally Hansen, reporting to the Creative Director
  • Working in collaboration with the Brand Team to transform Creative Briefs to create innovative packaging concepts that are executable within industrial, cost and time constraints
  •  Understand the power of packaging in-store and online to attract the consumer and embody brand equity
  •  Aesthetic review of all components, color drawdowns, proofs
  •  Manage external comp houses and prototype studios
  •  Design Turnovers (DTOs) of package designs to cross-functional teams
  •  Foster idea sharing, art direction and concepting
  •  Actively participate in operational and creative meetings
  •  Domestic travel to suppliers for component, masterbatch and deco approval
  •  Review and approve all primary, secondary and label declinations in artwork e-routing system
  •  Maintain all physical color and component history
  •  Create and maintain packaging style-guides





We’d love to see candidates who have:




  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Graphic Design and/or Packaging Design
  • 10 years beauty pack design experience
  • 2D Design expertise, 3D Product Design knowledge is a plus
  • Proficient in Adobe CC (Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop), 3D rendering software (CAD, iC3D, Adobe Dimension) is a plus
  • Passionate in CPG product design and graphic design; always seeking to grow and learn
  • Excellent knowledge of mass color/cosmetics packaging
  • Highly motivated and self-starter, passionate and collaborative team player
  • Sense of accountability, deliver on promises and take responsibility for actions
  • Organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives under tight timelines
  • Strong written and verbal skills to communicate ideas to both creatives and non-creatives
  • Strong print-production knowledge (dielines, bleed, color modes, live area, etc)
  • Thrives in a team environment, contribute ideas and interact with cross-functional partners (Marketing, PCD,
  • Production, Artwork Management)
  • Manages well in a high-volume, fast-paced, open floor-plan environment
  • Positive energy and a curious nature



How This Role Will Be Successful:


  • Problem solves by creating new approaches, seeking ideas and suggestions
  • Encourages self and others to be creative in their approach
  • Taps into informal network to gain support for projects
  • Adapts quickly to new environments, processes and teams
  • Understands the needs of a strong in-house Creative team
  • Inspired and promotes inspiration in others





This is unique role with a genuine opportunity to make an impact. You’ll get to work in a diverse environment with a team of professionals who are passionate about the work they do and know how to have some fun along the way.


Coty’s global omni-working policy provides the option to work up to 50% of your month remotely.  We believe that a more flexible philosophy of remote working will give everyone the freedom to choose what works for their individual circumstances and empower them to always perform at their best.





Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.


Coty is deeply committed to Changing the Conversation around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in an effort to create a more open, inclusive, and diverse workplace where all employees can be their authentic self.





We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Coty complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


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Base Salary Range: $ ($110,000 – 120,000)


Country/Region:  US
City:  New York

Nearest Major Market: New York City