Staff Designer (Packaging/UI/UX)

Location: El Segundo, CA Posted: May 12

Job Description

Staff Designer (Advanced Concepts)

Mattel, Inc. is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Staff Designer to join its Advanced Concepts / Games Branding and Packaging design team. The Advanced Concepts team focuses on launching exciting innovative Branding, UI/UX and Packaging for a wide range of consumer tech related items. The group is focused on creating new and innovative packaging concepts for the ToyBox division; by understanding the consumer, trends and technology that are then translated into successful product. This involves creating and communicating concepts in 2D and/or 3D models, packaging, and design. The Games team focuses on branding, packaging and all graphics for traditional card and board games like Scrabble, UNO, Pictionary as well as Adult and Party Games. The ideal candidate will possess proven branding/packaging/UI/UX design experience showing ability to work on challenging and fun products.


SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary function of the Staff Designer is to create Brand Statements through innovative design
- Design and develop packages from concept to production
- Create package concepts & brand statements that are on trend
- Design UI/UX for companion apps as needed
- Create instruction booklets/Quick Start Guides
- Work with management to further develop branding and package designs
- Effectively communicate product statement and features through package design
- Work with copywriter & engineer to create cohesive packaging/brand statement
- Partner with product design & marketing counterparts to ensure package works well with product and marketing needs
- Art direct photo shoots
- Art direct in-house & outside resources such as illustrators, photo re-touchers, and other artists to develop elements of package
- Comp packages for presentations
- Communicate with China counterparts to ensure quality and integrity of package design from production to shelf

BASIC EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS REQUIRED

Portfolio of recent work
Passion for design and creative problem solving
Advanced knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
3D Software knowledge a plus
Ability to take and give creative direction
Ability to be a self starter as well as work independently
Passion for current trends in graphic design, advertising, tech, entertainment,
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in order to meet tight deadlines

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
- 8 - 10 years’ experience and a Degree in Design or Arts (and/or) Graphic Design
- Experience in the Communication Arts preferred.
- Portfolio


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