Jr. Graphic Studio Designer (Temp-Position)

Join Our Team!

Nexgen Packaging is an industry leading supplier of sustainable trim, label and packaging products for the retail, apparel and footwear industry. Founded 18 years ago and privately held, Nexgen has become a trusted provider to leading retail brands and manufacturers by focusing on technology, sustainability in everything we do and an intense focus on doing what the right thing for our customers. Our global footprint caters to retail and brands, showcasing our commitment to excellence. Headquartered in the United States, we extend our influence through an extensive network of over 25 branches, subsidiaries, and affiliates in the USA, Asia, and Latin America.

We’ve crafted industry-leading technology and services, and we’re on the lookout for a dynamic, go-getter to thrive in our rapidly expanding company. If you bring curiosity, passion, and an entrepreneurial spirit to the table, let’s forge ahead together! At Nexgen Packaging, we’re curating a team of exceptionally talented, experienced, and creative individuals. We welcome independent thinkers and self-starters who want to contribute to a dedicated and enjoyable work environment. Committed to the growth of our employees, we create ample career opportunities for everyone at Nexgen. If this sounds like a team you’d like to join, then let’s meet!

About the Role

Nexgen is seeking a creative and forward-thinking Graphic Designer! You will have a unique opportunity to help shape Nexgen’s future. Being able to grow with our company is all but one reward, you will be responsible for creating & assisting in the handling of customers trim and packaging art files throughout the development life cycle.



  • Setting up artwork files/mechanicals for production. Including: scaling, cropping, photo retouching, repositioning, pre-flighting of files in preparation for production.
  • Creating design layouts for care labels, trim items, adjusting and adapting existing art files to needed customer requirements or production requirements.
  • Creating and maintaining customer product manuals.
  • Organizing & archiving files.
  • Uploading production files to ftp sites for global production / downloading customer art.
  • Work directly with sales and sales staff to understand art requirements & timelines.
  • Some customer interaction may be required.



  • 1-2 years’ experience.
  • Confident working in mac environment.
  • Attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality.
  • Strong file management and organizational skills.
  • Willingness to help others and happy to work in a small office environment.
  • Previous experience within the apparel trim and packaging industry would be considered a plus, but not required.
  • Proficient with Adobe Create Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).


About Us

A team of four entrepreneurs and industry veterans founded Nexgen in 2006. They knew they could build a great company that could help retailers with their branding solutions by leveraging state-of-the-art technology, exceptional employees, and an outstanding work environment. We pride ourselves on exceeding customers’ expectations by listening to their needs and executing on our commitments. This approach has led to industry-leading growth for Nexgen and our team. Since our founding we have grown to over 600 employees globally, with shipments of over 3 billion products a year!


We will provide a space that:

  • Embraces forward thinking.
  • Values employees’ contribution.
  • Drives personal growth.
  • Recognizes the value of quality of work and quality of life.


We offer competitive benefits such as health, dental, and vision insurance and a competitive 401k match.

Nexgen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Candidates local to Chicago are preferred. You must be authorized to work in the United States, full time, for any employer.