Job Description

The ideal candidate will have strong creative skills and a portfolio of work which demonstrates their passion for illustrative design and typography. This candidate will have experiences in working with numerous different design platforms such as digital and print forms.

We are a fun, flexible and dynamic group! We encourage creativity and “outside of the box” thinking.

Exercise your imagination and be one of the key creative forces behind the most innovative, award-winning toy company on the planet!

Responsibilities

-Collaborate with the team overseeing and producing product photography for use in packaging, social media, e-commGraphic Designer
-Create compelling and effective logos, designs, print and digital media, patterns, layouts
-Retouching and editing images in Photoshop as needed
-Assist with building sales presentations and marketing materials
-Work independently as well as collaborate with others and work under art direction
-Handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
-Ability to be creative, practical and to troubleshoot issues on their own
-Takes initiative to improve efficiency and quality of work
-Can serve as a creative resource for the Design Team and company as a whole
-Willing to voice opinions on a project and still be open-minded to other ideas

Skills

-3+ years of experience in graphic design
-Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
-Retail package design experience is a plus
-Knowledge of litho-printing process
-Takes responsibility, accountability, and instruction
-Strong communication, conceptual thinking, typography skills and design skills
-Temporarily work remote until post Covid
-Willingness to relocate to Arizona is a must

Salary range $30k to $40k and negotiable with experience. Plentiful benefits package including health insurance, paid time off and 401k.

Application Details

If you are interested in applying for this position with McFarlane Toys, please submit your resume & portfolio to jobs@mcfarlane.com. Portfolios will not be accepted without resumes.

McFarlane Toys

Todd McFarlane co-founded the third largest comic book company, Image Comics and his Spawn #1 comic sold a record setting 1.7 million issues. The Spawn title is a Guinness World Record holder. Spawn was an Emmy Award-winning animated series on HBO and live-action feature film grossing $100 million. The Grammy winning McFarlane, also reinvented the visual look of Marvel’s Spider-Man and co-created Venom as well as lent his artistic talent to Batman, Hulk and many other characters.

In 1994, McFarlane founded McFarlane Toys one of America’s top action figure manufacturers and once again redefined the artistic look of toys. McFarlane Toys has made figure based on movies (Matrix, Predator, Alien), Television (The Walking Dead, Lost, Stranger Things), Video Games (Fornite, Mortal Kombat, Halo) , sports and many more genres as well as creating hundreds of his own ideas in plastic form (Spawn, Twisted OZ, Dragons).

Both comics and toys have been sold world-wide for nearly 30 years.

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