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Senior Graphic Designer Games in New York, NY

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 1/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/19/2019

Job Description

Senior Graphic Designer, Games -- Long Island City, New York

Are you looking to further your career with an industry leading, global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  

The Role:

The Senior Designer is responsible for motivating and mentoring the team to consistently produce innovative, on-target, on time results. The person in this role has excellent communication skills, a proven track record of success and is considered to be a good role model for peers and subordinates and a brand ambassador for the company. The ideal candidate must be extremely creative with an understanding of toy design. Must have the ability to bring new and creative products to life from concept through to prototype development. This person in this role is generally responsible for package design through production on 3 or 4 core brands 70% of the time and works on other brands and / or new brand concepts 30% of the time. Designer will need to be innovative with a strong understanding of the consumer demographics.

What we can expect from you:

  • To partner with Creative Management and Brand Management to set direction for new brands and individual items.
  • Deliver innovative results that support brand strategy.
  • Work with production team to ensure integrity of design in final deliverables.
  • Work with project management to set priorities, schedules and assign projects.
  • Solicit creative direction from the Brand Leads and Director of Packaging in a timely manner.
  • Develop marketing support materials, creative boards and layout presentations for new and existing business development presentations, trade shows and new initiatives.
  • Collaborate with Structural Engineering, Marketing, Quality Control and Product Development teams as well as overseas agents, as necessary, in the product development and approval process.

Job Requirements

You'd be a great fit for this team if you have:

  • Heightened creative and technical abilities including conceptual drawing, and manual illustration a plus.
  • A strong sense of design.
  • 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.

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Minimum 6 to 8 years in the consumer products industry; toy design preferred.
  • Undergraduate degree in Graphic Design, (BFA) or equivalent; or 4 or more years related experience and / or training.

What you can expect from us:

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:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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