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Sr. Graphic Designer


Sep 20, 2016


Temp To Perm

Agent: Fanny H.

Job #: 108504

Job Description

We are seeking an enthusiastic team member to join our clients Licensing team. The Senior Designer position will be a strong all around creative with a passion for consumer products within the Licensing Industry. Knowledge of working within the video game industry, branded kids toys and entertainment, would benefit this role. Working within a close team of licensing and marketing professionals, this role would vary on a day-to-day basis. Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and execute designs quickly for urgent presentations. Job focus includes: providing support with retail marketing materials, new design looks, developing key assets, product development partner support, create mock ups and inspiration boards, trend and packaging guide development.

Key Responsibilities:

• Create a clear direction for product and packaging design, ensuring a consistent look across different products, in line with the style guide and brand profile
• Apply creative strategy to the design and production of marketing communication materials (packaging, point-of-sale materials, presentations, social/digital content, exhibition material creative) to deliver effective, innovative, consistent materials with quality and on time results that support the brand strategy
• Work on customized direct to retail designs for licensees using both style guide assets and own art creations
• Liaise with the clients international offices to get approval as needed on individual projects
• Manage personal workflow and ensure all parties are aware of pending time lines. Provide regular status updates to the Licensing team
• Work with external design agencies to develop new materials as well as any other updates required for the style guides. Ensure on time deliveries of these projects within budget expectations.
• Support the Creative Lead for Licensing on the planning, creation, and management of Consumer Products style guides
• Produce innovative materials with maximum impact across all consumer products with new media innovations and original graphic design.
• Ensure that all representation of the brand is true to the brand identity and contains consistent strong brand messages

Skills and Abilities:
• Design degree and/or experience working on entertainment brands. Preferably both. Mac literate and fully versed in Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop & Acrobat.
• Web design experience is a plus, including knowledge of HTML, CSS, Wordpress & SEO.
• Expert production design and layout skills, with the ability to preflight for direct to press print production
• Photography skills would be a plus.
• 2-3yrs experience working with outbound licensing on Consumer Products and creative.
• Strong design skills with a modern flair and an eye for impactful brand expression.
• Good time management and organizational skills.
• Ability to receive input from different departments and find common ground solutions
• Tenacity to complete big projects and ensure high quality throughout
• Personal commitment and can-do attitude
• Ability and desire to work closely with team members and international offices
• Well informed of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, Acrobat, Dreamweaver and Flash.

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