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Senior Production Artist in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Toronto
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/7/2019

Job Description

*Senior Production Artist – Toronto*

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a 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; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

Reporting to the Design Manager, this position is 80% production/design execution and 20% hands on design for new and/or existing brands packaging and Instructions The ideal candidate will be responsible for package design/IS through production on new and existing Spin Master brands. Designer works independently, requires little supervision and clearly demonstrates a solid understanding of the brands, latest trends in consumer products, and know the competitive environment as it relates to packaging. This role works very closely with Sr. Package Designer and Design Manager on execution of branding line looks.

  • Execute packaging Line looks
  • Work with production team to ensure integrity of design in final deliverables
  • Manage project timelines
  • Maintain a consistently high level of quality, thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Effectively communicate all project related progress, issues or concerns to Design Manager and to Project Management team in a timely and professional manner
  • Solicit creative direction from the Design Manager /Director
  • Assist Design Manager and Brand Marketing team where required to develop marketing support materials, creative boards and layout presentations for new and existing business development presentations, new brand initiatives and trade shows
  • Maintain knowledge of new technologies within your area of expertise

What we can expect from you:

  • A strong sense of design and good use of typography
  • Extremely detail oriented and experience in pre-print file preparation
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to adhere to project deadlines as well as being flexible with multiple changes
  • Proven ability to work in a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Expert in building and maintaining complex art files with flawless attention to detail

Job Requirements

 

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Minimum 7 years in the consumer products industry; toy package design preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and Indesign

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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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.