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Michel Design Works designs and manufactures high quality, elegant and affordable products for every room in the house, from personal care, to home décor, to kitchen and tableware.  We are growing, and always looking for talented, creative and motivated people to join our team. See below for current openings.

If you love what we do, if you have a passion for design, or if you think you have something wonderful to contribute to a fast-growing company, please send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio link (if applicable) to careers@micheldesignworks.com.

Job Openings

Michel Design Works is a comprehensive Gift, Home & Lifestyle brand developing beautiful, bath and body products and home décor items for sale to retailers and consumers around the world.  We are looking to add a full-time Production Designer to our team in Katonah, NY.

Job Duties: 

*The primary responsibility of this position is to take existing design concepts and apply it over a range of packaging and products.  Product files must then be sent to our manufacturers.

*Tracks all new product development to and from factories.

*Create and maintain an accurate list of UPC’s and for all MDW products and accounts.

*Works with the design department to proofread prints, revise and update files as needed.

*Package and send products, maintain and organize all development samples, as needed.

Job Requirements

*Minimum of 5 years, post college production experience. 

*Packaging and the Giftware Industry experience, required.

*While not a design role, a solid background in design is extremely helpful. 

*Mastery for Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.  **Must be able to work in “CMYK” multilayered Photoshop files.**

*Stellar ability to produce print-ready files and experience with digital prepress and preflight management.

*Thorough knowledge of visual design principals; graphic design, layout, typography, color.

*A talent for multi-tasking, organizing and prioritizing projects.

*Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills.  Should be able to maintain a calm demeanor amid shifting priorities.

*Must show strong attention to detail and provide ingenuity and resourcefulness when problem solving.

*Self-starter who can work well under pressure, in a team, as well as, independently with minimal supervision. 

Interested candidates should submit a resume, portfolio, cover letter and salary requirements to ogalin@micheldesignworks.com.