Graphic Designer (Girls Consumer Product Design)

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illustrator/Graphic Designer is responsible in supporting Girls Design with concepting and creating the overall esthetic of a brand new girls' property. This will include creating logos, icons, prints, character illustration, and overall tone and manner of property to apply to style guide development. Illustrator/Graphic Designer will take direction from Design Team as well as utilize own creativity to create assets. Illustrator/Graphic Designer must analyze and execute trending art styles and brand development under extremely tight deadlines.

� Must communicate with design manager and team on a daily basis regarding creative needs and projects.
� Prioritizing and responding to daily immediate creative needs.
� Analyze trends in art, typography, and graphic styling, confer with Design Team to compare findings and integrate these into a successful new girls' property to then extend into consumer products and working style guides.
� Sketch rough and detailed drawings of conceptual logos, icons, and character illustration as we explore and establish brand identity.
� Work on computer to then vectorize and perfect sketch renderings for final Consumer Products usage.

� Skilled Illustrator/Graphic Designer with combination of strong sketching ability to explore ideals and concepts and then execute in multiple usable vector formats.
� Minimum of 2-3 years' experience in illustration and graphic design.
� Should have at least 3 years in Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop.
� Full working knowledge/proficient in Adobe Photoshop with very strong Adobe Illustrator skills in GRAPHIC design.
� Must have experience with conceptualizing and executing new branding logos, icons, elements and overall brand esthetic.
� Must have excellent communication skills.
� Ability to take creative direction and also explore own ideals and concepts to then share and collaborate.
� Knowledge of industry (trends in illustration, typography, graphic design, and girls consumer markets).
� Licensing experience a plus!
� Must have strong verbal and visual communication skills to translate any design.
� Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in order to meet tight deadlines.
Personal Attributes Required:
� Ability to perform well under pressure and tight deadlines (time sensitive).
� Must be a flexible team player.
� Must be innovative and creative with excellent organization skills, communication skills, and computer skills.
� Creatively collaborative.
� Proactive.
� Effective in dynamic fast paced environments.
� Positive attitude.
� Work independently.
� Sharp eye for detail.