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Creative Designer

Relevant Play, LLC k

Denver, CO

Jul 18
Job Description

Overview
This important creative services role is accountable for creative, visually impactful, and timely design and delivery of materials, to support a growing toy company’s numerous sales and product development projects. This position requires proficient experience in multiple software packages and the ability to produce large volumes of work consistently and accurately.

Responsibilities
- Responsible for designing and delivering press-ready artwork for product packaging, manuals, and marketing collateral such as advertisements, sell sheets, product catalogs, tradeshow and booth signage.
- Work with Marketing to develop all print and digital assets to support sales efforts and any related marketing campaigns.
- Support Marketing and Sales efforts in various product development projects.
- Illustrate concepts by designing rough layouts of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
- Execute all production packages for hand-off to factories.
- Ability to work on several projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and work with our project tracking software.
- Manage the in-house digital archive of all existing and discontinued packaging and product art files, as well as all sales and promotional materials.
- Produce packaging mock-ups and signage in an as needed basis.
- Other creative work as assigned, including, but not limited to creative meetings, brainstorming sessions, and creative lifestyle/recreation huddles.
- Coordinate with outside vendors, such as printers, when needed.
- Manage outside creative resources as needed.
- Complete associated administrative tasks.
 
Qualifications
- 4 + years’ experience in a design studio, ad or branding agency or in-house team. Experience in the toy sector a plus.
- A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
- Must have experience with designing consumer packaged goods:
o Package design
o Point-of-sale display design
o POG Plan-o-gram design
o Catalog design
o Branding experience
- Advanced skills in Adobe CS Suite (emphasis on Illustrator and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office applications is a MUST.
- Possess expert understanding of multimedia design and experience building files for both print and digital.
- Knowledge of Web standards such as HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, and javascript; ability to code and implement a variety of scripting solutions for Web pages a plus, but not required. 
- Ability to work well cross-functionally, keeping peers informed on progress, as well as getting input to improve our graphical presentation.
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Must be open to feedback and be able to take direction while also driving his/her projects without a lot of oversight.
- Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for creating from scratch.
- Significant enthusiasm for brainstorming and collaborative work.
- Someone with a genuine interest in developing and growing toy and lifestyle brands, and whose passion is evident in their work.
 
The Creative Designer is a flexible and organized creative type, interested in working at growing toy company.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit samples of your work or a link to your digital portfolio with your resume and application.

Application Details

Send a cover letter, resume or CV, and any related portfolio links.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Relevant Play, LLC

Relevant Play provides children with cool toys that encouraged imaginative, open-ended play and invited their minds to explore, create and learn. We believe creativity, innovation, and inspiration are natural for children, when they are provided the right play-tools. We are also passionate about making play and learning exceedingly fun.