Graphic Designer in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 3/16/2018

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Job Description

Job Title:               Graphic Designer

Reporting to:        Design Manager

Location:               Long Island - NY


About Spin Master


Spin Master (TSX:TOY; is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. We are best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer®, Bakugan®, Meccano®, and 2017 Toys of the Year Hatchimals®, Air Hogs® and PAW Patrol®. Since 2000, we have received 83 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 25 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of our competitors. To date, we have produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and our current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,500 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Australia. Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Creating innovative fun stuff
  • Ideas: no matter where they come from
  • Integrity always, no foolin’
  • Partnerships: being successful together
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • People having fun working and growing together
  • Driving results


Job Overview:


This role will often support the Design Manger or Design Director by providing line extensions to existing and new brands.  This person in this role is generally responsible for package design through production.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Working under the direction of the Design Manager and Creative Director, you will create packaging design concepts that support brand strategy.
  • Work with production team to ensure integrity of design in final deliverables.
  • Manage the timelines of the projects assigned to you.
  • Maintain a consistently high level of quality, thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Effectively communicate all project related progress/issues or concerns to the Design Manager and to Project Management in a timely and professional manner.
  • Solicit creative direction from the Packaging Manager and Design Director in a timely manner.
  • Assist Brand Management team where required to develop marketing support materials, creative boards and layout presentations for new and existing business development presentations and trade shows.
  • Collaborate with Structural Engineering, Marketing, Quality Control and Product Development teams as well as overseas agents, as necessary, in the package development and approval process.
  • Maintain knowledge of new technologies within your area of expertise
  • Design packaging for licensed properties, following licensed style guides


Job Requirements



  • Heightened creative and technical abilities including conceptual drawing, and manual illustration a plus.
  • A strong sense of design and good use of typography.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to adhere to project budgets and deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work in a high volume, innovative, and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Able to deal with changing priorities
  • Minimum 3 years in the consumer products industry; toy package design preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat.
  • Undergraduate degree in Graphic Design, (BFA) or equivalent; or 4 or more years related experience and / or training.


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