As part of a small design team, comprehensively participate in designing sports and entertainment trading cards and collectible products. Working closely with Product Development Team's to create unique specific recommendations for trading cards, collectibles, packaging and solicitation designs. Additionally, design assignments are received requiring creative suggestions for new products.
Provide design solutions for sports and entertainment trading cards, collectibles, packaging and solicitation materials in keeping with established design tenets.
Present design recommendations based on category, consumer and manufacturing insight.
Manages time wisely to ensure project timelines are effectively met. Responsibly communicates with Project Manager's to keep all projects on schedule.
Participates in departmental and cross-functional meetings, effectively presenting new design solutions.
Reports directly to the Design Director
Demonstrates an understanding of contemporary design trends and print / digital production technology developments.
Proven ability to provide professional design solutions and recommendations from concept through production.
Experienced in Adobe Creative Suite products, specifically strong Photoshop capabilities required.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to handle multiple, high priority projects with a keen attention to detail.
Respectable people skills and flexibility in dealing with changing schedules and multiple points of view.
Ability to interface with internal department employees at all levels; team player orientation.
Ability to perform duties under minimal supervision while exercising discretion and independent judgment.
Hands on, energetic and motivated self starter with effective oral and written communications skills.
The Upper Deck Company, LLC