All graphic design, branding and structural designs related to the packaging of products. Examples include: primary or secondary packaging for Fast Moving Consumer Goods or premium brands, promotional packaging and gifting programs, limited editions, etc.

2023 Packaging Jury

  • Jury Captain

    Beau Oyler

    CEO, Enlisted Design

    A design entrepreneur, Beau Oyler is the Founder of Enlisted Design where he works at the intersection of business, data, and design to create product experiences for the world’s most sought-after brands. Such as Allbirds, Samsung, Bose, MrBeast, and Amazon. His work has won every major international design award and can be found at the Museum of Modern Art, Apple Store, and Whole Foods, to name a few. Beau graduated with a degree in Industrial Design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He also serves as Chief Design Officer at Pattern, where he uses an industry-first approach that harnesses the soul of design and the science of data analytics to create craveable brands that consumers love.

  • Jury Member

    Elle De Freitas

    Founder + CEO, Wonderkind

    Wonderkind is a marketing, design and photography studio built specifically for consumer brands!

    We are a team of 25 gals down in Austin, TX obsessed with brands and the experiences they give their consumers. We specialize in social strategy, content marketing, and design.

    We've worked with brands like Hippeas, Bulletproof, Torchy's, MOSH, Sunlife, Yasso, Minimalist Baker, Culina, and 200 more!

  • Jury Member

    James Krause

    VP, Industrial Design

    James is an end-to-end problem solver, ultimately bringing products and experiences to market that connect emotionally with people and have real, lasting meaning. He focuses on gaining empathy for the end-user and is happiest when developing products with beautiful aesthetics that are just right for their place in the world. James has more than 15 years of experience designing in the consumer and enterprise electronics, CPG and healthcare industries. Currently, James is helping make the revolutionary real at Aruliden. Prior to Aruliden, James was disrupting the world of oral care as the director of Industrial Design and packaging at quip. These days, his passion is leading and empowering teams of designers to do the best work of their lives.

  • Jury Member

    Mackey Saturday

    Principal, Mackey Saturday

    Responsible for some of today’s most ever-present identities-like those for Instagram, Oculus, and Affirm - Mackey has spent his career helping brands of all sizes become iconic through idea-driven strategy, elegantly simple design, and a relentless pursuit of enduring visual principles. After nearly a decade running his own studios in San Francisco and Denver, he became a Principal at Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv—the design firm responsible for classic logos including NBC, National Geographic, and Chase Bank. He now runs his namesake studio based in Brooklyn, focused on creating impactful visual identities across an array of industries both locally and internationally.

  • Jury Member

    Michelle Enright

    Director, Packaging Experience & Visual Design

    As Director of Packaging Experience & Visual Design, Michelle is responsible for leading a world-class team of industrial and visual designers that crafts premium, sustainable packaging experiences. Michelle is a mom of three and often thinks about the world she will leave behind. She is passionate about making sustainability progress for Sonos’ packaging.

    Michelle led and directed efforts for our latest packaging design system updates, which launched with Sonos Roam. Prior to Sonos, she designed visual identity systems for packaging on the VIBE team at Dell in Austin, Texas. Michelle embraced everything she could learn at Dell and was inspired by the design team she was a part of. Prior to Dell, Michelle built & led an in-house design team for a sunglasses company, which is now part of Foster Grant.

    Michelle graduated from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Art & Design and is currently a Packaging Advisory Board member, Industrial Technology & Packaging at Cal Poly.

  • Jury Member

    Miri Chan

    VP of Branding & Visual Design, Enlisted

    As VP of Branding & Visual Design at Enlisted, Miri leads a team of visual designers to solve business challenges with design excellence. Originally hailing from Hong Kong, she's our constant source of all things cool. Her insights into consumer audience behaviors and brand strategy keep her team focused and challenged every day. She has led and designed branding and packaging projects for Fortune 500s and emerging startups alike—including Jabra, Diamond Crystal Salt, Linksys, Jaybird, Nestle, and PAX.