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Graphic Designer

TOMY International, Inc. k

Oak Brook, IL

Jun 28
Job Description

TOMY is a leading global toy manufacturer whose mission is to make the world smile. We offer a wide range of innovative, high-quality toys and nursery products and are committed to unleashing fresh ideas and delivering safe, thoughtfully designed products that bring dreams to life.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Graphic Designer who will report to the Design Director, and will contribute to the structural and creative development of packaging, as well as support the other creative needs of the business.

The Role
• Work closely with product design and marketing teams to design and develop packaging and marketing communications material.
• Work closely with the Brand Managers and packaging teams overseas to explore packaging structures, materials, print finishes, and ensure that a balance between finish and cost effectiveness is achieved.
• Assist with other corporate creative requirements such as exhibition graphics, promotional materials, catalogue pages, online digital assets, and retouching when required.
• Ensure all work is delivered on time.
• Ensure consistency across materials and align the creative approach and direction for a global market.

The Candidate
Growth and diversity is at the heart of TOMY’s future, so you must feel at home working in a team where two days are never the same. The ideal candidate will have

• Great attention to detail, enthusiasm, initiative and a willingness to deliver.
• Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite. (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
• Strong communication and influencing skills, able to build effective working relationships.
• Experience of working within an international and cross-cultural environment would be an advantage.
• Highly organized and efficient in work processes with a keen determination to resolve issues and deliver outcomes.
• Ability to manage quality package execution on multiple, concurrent lines.
• Able to adapt to change and with a proactive and ‘can do’ attitude. Composed and objective under the pressure of competing and changing priorities, helping others to keep motivated and focused.
• Ability to create branding and logo options from a Creative Brief, in conjunction with direction from the Design Director is a plus.
• Ability to translate licensed assets into creative, yet efficient packaging that effectively sell the product.
• Experience in the Toy industry would be a significant benefit.
• Experience with licensed product packaging would be beneficial to the role.
• CG Rendering skills with software such as Keyshot is a plus.
• 1-2 years of experience working with 3D packaging and graphic design in consumer goods is a plus.

Role has a flexible schedule. Work from home options on Monday and Friday, with in-office expectation Tuesday-Thursday.

We are looking for people who are passionate about being part of a diverse team, where different backgrounds, experience and opinions are valued and incorporated into our daily work. We want to welcome people into our company that like to collaborate, take on challenges and value a wide variety of global views about consumers, brands, processes and products.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, their CV and portfolio of their previous work, either in the form of examples or by providing a link to such examples.

TOMY International, Inc.

TOMY International (www.tomy.com) is a leading global designer, producer and marketer of innovative, high-quality toys sold to children and adults under the TOMY, ERTL brands as well as products for parents, infants and toddlers under The First Years, Lamaze, JJ Cole Collections and Boon brands. TOMY International also markets its products under popular and classic licensed properties such as John Deere, Disney, and other well-known properties including TOMICA and Club Mocchi Mocchi. TOMY International’s mission is to make the world smile. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and empowering new and prospective employees who have a significant interest in diversity in the workplace. TOMY’s foundation is a welcoming and supportive environment for all employees regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, background, or physical ability.