Position Tableware Designer
Location Westchester
Starts ASAP, interviewing now, late July / August 2018
Duration Full-time (Monday - Friday, 8-5, 8:30 - 5:30 or 9-6)
Status Full-time
Rate Salary is DOE, $50 - $60K
Our client, a retail CPG company, needs to hire 2 full-time, experienced Graphic Designers who can design tableware items for their Party Team onsite at their office in Westchester County (not easily commutable by public transportation).

Designers will report to the Designer Manager or an Art Director on the team but the Creative Director will be reviewing books and wants to see superb portfolios and talented Designers / Illustrators.

Designers must be highly creative and hands on and able to create and illustrate on-trend designs in a variety of styles and “looks.” Trend research and knowledge is a component.

This is not a technical design position but the Designers will be armed with technical descriptions on how things are manufactured and processed because it does impact the designs they do.

Designer Responsibilities:
• Create Tableware Design & any additional artwork or style guides needed for coordinating decorations, products and packaging.
• Trend Research for all departments including, but not limited to, party trends, surface design and pattern trends, product ideas and development, innovation design and packaging, marketing, web etc.
• Develop fresh, innovative, creative approaches to products that will enhance and give balance to product lines. Explore new product solutions to help the look of the product continue to evolve.
• Keep track of all projects and assignments independently. Extremely organized (file setup, layout, saving, etc.).
• Great attention to detail and the ability to be thorough in each assignment.
• Must be able to take direction and understand and effectively meet all deadlines.

Designer Essential Functions:
• Execute initial design concepts all the way through to final production stage within allotted timelines that are based both on creative and business objectives. Bring these concepts “to life” for presentations (including but not limited to Trend Boards, Design Comps, Mock-ups etc.) and then all the way through to production.
• Participate in market research thru print, web, competitive shopping, & market assessment.
• Take ownership of all projects and demonstrate a sound understanding and knowledge of all assignments.
• Possess excellent communication skills in order to maintain good working relationships with colleagues in the department as well as individuals in other departments throughout the company. Know how and with whom to communicate in order to expedite all assignments and projects!
• Create mockups when needed for presentations and to ensure accuracy of mechanical file.
• Proficient in the technical setup & preparation of artwork files for production.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc240@jobalert.creativecircle.com