Product Designer

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POST DATE 9/19/2016
END DATE 12/3/2016

American Greetings Westlake, OH

Westlake, OH
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


This Product Designer Kid s Card Design Team position is a mid-level role requiring current knowledge in the social expressions design and product development field.

The Product Designer is responsible for the beginning, concept/planning phase of kid's card development through refinement and/or preparation of art for reproduction using a wide variety of techniques, styles, and subject matter and requires the ability to use drawing, design and typographic skills to produce strong, salable visual content for American Greetings Kid's card product.

You d be working as part of a very collaborative creative team, at the American Greetings Creative Studios of the industry-leading social expressions company, and helping us deliver on our mission statement to Create Happiness, Laughter, and Love.

You d be expected to:

* Collaborate effectively with your partners from other functional areas, such as Product Development, Editorial, and the Illustration Studio.

* Be a flexible, versatile team player in a fast-paced, dynamic production environment.

* Proactively apply consumer trend analysis, market research, costing guidelines, manufacturing processes, and emerging technologies.

To thrive in this role, you ll need to have a strong color sense, sharp conceptual skills, solid sketching/drawing ability and a good eye for composition and layout. You ll need to be very adept at Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Illustrator and Photoshop and very comfortable with typography.

The ability to successfully multitask and oversee several assignments and/or projects is a must. You ll need to produce compelling solutions for Kid's product across a wide spectrum of styles - from current kids design & illustration techniques to classic approaches.You ll need to hit deadlines, yet thrive on innovation.Generally a minimum of 4-7 years of professional product design and/or social expressions industry experience.