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Product Development Associate

Artestar k

New York, NY

Sep 25
Job Description

Art-focused brand licensing agency is seeking a creative, fashion and brand savvy office support associate to assist our team in all aspects of product development and office operations. Interest and experience in product development and Adobe Creative Suite — and a passion for art, fashion and brand collaborations — are big plusses.

Core responsibilities:
• Assisting Global Licensing Director in management of product development cycle from initial concept to market, including reviewing designs and pre-production samples, liaising with licensees to provide written ­— and sometimes visual — feedback on submissions, and photographing, organizing, packing and shipping samples. Ability to offer creative design suggestions and create mock-ups a plus
• Tracking and monitoring project progress and providing status reports
• Organizing image and marketing archives and editing image files in Photoshop and Illustrator
• Maintaining lightbox and licensee/contact database
• Requesting and analyzing licensee royalty reports
• Assisting office team in all aspects of the business as necessary
• Performing general office duties (answering phones, handling correspondence, packages, shipping, document management, filing, etc)

Skills requirements:
• Self-starter with ability to solve problems creatively, work on independent projects, as well as collaboratively with a team
• Excellent interpersonal skills: telephone and email etiquette, e-mail letter writing and follow-up skills required
• Extremely detail oriented with strong organizational, time management, communication and visual skills

Application Details

To apply please send resume and cover letter to info@artestar.com.
Include "Product Development Associate" in the subject line.
No phone calls please.
Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Artestar

Artestar is a global licensing agency and creative consultancy representing high-profile artists, photographers, designers and creatives. We connect brands with artists – curating and managing some of the world's most recognizable creative collaborations.

Based in New York, Artestar has affiliate offices in China, South Korea, Japan, Italy, France, Germany, Sweden, Brazil and Australia.