Packaging Designer

Building Brands through Innovative and Sustainable Packaging


Packaging design is the process of creating packaging materials such as boxes, bags and containers that protect and present a product in an attractive yet functional way. Packaging designers use a combination of graphic design, structural design and branding to create packaging that meets the needs of both the product as well as the consumer.

Packaging design is an important aspect of product marketing and can have a significant impact on the success of a product. A skilled packaging designer can create packaging that enhances the consumer experience, communicates the value of the product and sets it apart from the competitors.


For Bachelor’s

  • Generally, aspirants must have completed high school or equivalent education and meet the admission requirements of the specific institution.
  • Students can pursue a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, Graphic Design or Packaging Design. 
  • Eligibility criteria for these programs may vary depending on the university or institution offering them. 

For Master’s

  • To be eligible for PG programs, candidates must have completed a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and meet the admission requirements of the specific institution.
  • Seekers can pursue a Master's degree in Packaging Design, Industrial Design or Product Design.

Job Roles

The field of packaging designing aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the packaging designing field presents innumerable job roles:  

  • UX Designer
  • UI Designer
  • Animator
  • Game Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Packaging Design Engineer
  • Mobile Application Manager

Employment Sector

  • MNCs
  • Medical Industry
  • Sports
  • Footwear Companies
  • Advertising Companies
  • Delivery Companies
  • Clothing Companies
  • Colleges/Universities
  • E-commerce Companies
  • Electronic Industries
  • Food & Beverage Industry

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the packaging designing field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Myntra
  • DELL
  • Intel Corporation
  • Lenskart
  • Amazon
  • Sprinkpark Manufacturing
  • Bizongo
  • Rambus
  • Zydus Wellness
  • Chellsons Packaging


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a packaging designer is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹2,90,000 

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹4,30,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹6,20,000 


  • Database Management
  • Software Development
  • Programming skills
  • Creative
  • User Interface designing skills
  • Time Management skills


The scope of a packaging designer is quite extensive and can encompass a variety of design, engineering and project management tasks. A skilled packaging designer can play a critical role in creating packaging that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing while also meeting the company's goals as well as objectives.  


  • Job satisfaction 
  • Creative mind
  • Opportunity to work with designers


  • Exhausting job
  • Needs to be up-to-date with latest trends or technology
  • Meeting deadlines