Job Description

DESCRIPTION

As a Creative Designer at ZAGG you will be responsible for creating original graphics and illustrations that align to product launch and branding initiatives for our ZAGG brands. This position requires a highly skilled understanding of current graphic trends, creative processes, and design production. Ideally, you bring a background in or understanding of visual storytelling, brand development, and social content creation. Highly preferred work experience involves product-specific collateral, packaging, or production design. You will present initial art concepts followed by a series of design reviews to finalize product launch and branding assets. Our creative teams represent a diverse set of creative focuses and skills. We enjoy the multi-disciplinary environment within our teams and the possibilities of delivering strategic creative product stories for our brands.


RESPONSIBILITIES

70% Design & Production

- Understands the importance of following a brand guide document to ensure that assets are on brand, on strategy, and accurately executed based on approved style guidelines
- Contributes to creative vision from ideation, execution, and asset delivery
- Works across a variety of media including print, digital, social, 3D, etc.
- Develops design concepts, production artwork, and deliver final-ready assets
- Responsible for producing design artwork components (including packaging designs, instruction manuals, translations, labels, stickers, etc.)
- Creates packaging based on brand approved production templates
- Collaborates with art directors and copywriters to develop packaging layouts for new-to-world products
- Designs channel marketing collateral and retail display artwork components (including product information sheets, enhanced sales presentations, retail shippers, in-store POP displays, etc.)
- Collaborates with multiple departments to ensure the success of go-to-market plans and asset deadlines
- Creates accurate artwork files based on approved style guides and templates
- Works with creative leads to improve visual style, iconography, photography, product story, and brand messaging
- Secures final approvals of design assets by uploading layouts within our digital proofing system, moderates feedback, and edits the layouts until approved
- Ensures and maintains a positive environment with team members

20% Development

- Conceptualizes multiple creative solutions to address channel strategies, digital campaigns, and social media initiatives
- Collaborates with art directors in producing creative assets that are on brand, on time, and on brief
- Builds and maintains relationships with clients, partner agencies, photographers, and other vendors
- Maintains the approved visual style of each assigned task using our Brand Guides
- Works closely with product marketing director, project manager, senior designer, art director, and other stakeholders across the mophie brand

10% Other duties as assigned

SKILLS

- Visual content creation; thumbnails, sketches, working mock-ups, etc.
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with tight deadlines and incorporate feedback intelligently
- Ability to think and respond quickly, while maintaining attention to detail
- Passionate for design and creative problem solving
- Wide range of design skills to work across all channels print and digital
- Motivation, decisiveness, organizational skills, efficiency and dedication
- Love of collaboration across disciplines with team members at all levels
- Highly self-motivated and proactive
- High ethical standards
- Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

COMPETENCIES

- Attention to Communication
- Task Prioritization
- Personal accountability
- Organizational Skills
- Time Management
- Stress Management
- Building Collaborative Relationships
- Conceptual Thinking

QUALIFICATIONS

- Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience
- 3+ years of graphic design experience
- stellar online portfolio/samples of previous design projects
- Advanced proficiency with all aspects of Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)
- Understanding of packaging and retail display production processes


*ONLY APPLICATIONS WITH A DIGITAL PORTFOLIO/SAMPLES OF PREVIOUS WORK WILL BE REVIEWED*

ZAGG Brands

At ZAGG, we strive to deliver products known for their smart designs and creative product solutions. We embrace challenges and refuse to be deterred by obstacles. We aspire to create value for our customers, business partners and investors.

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