As a package designer, you will guide the design process from start to finish. You will design and execute a prototype of packing material that grabs the consumer's attention. If you can use design elements like shape, graphics, color, and typography to create functional and appealing packaging, you will be very valuable to your company.
As a Package Designer, you will need to design a product that functions and protects what's inside. You need to allow for storage and distribution. You should also design packaging that displays information about the company and is competitive-looking on a shelf.
To be a package designer, you will need a bachelor's degree in packaging. You will also need experience as a package designer, handler, or packer in a company. A starting salary for a Package Designer is $54,000 per year. Not bad for someone who plays with boxes.