Junior Graphic Designer

Leap Year Publishing - North Andover, MA (30+ days ago)


About Us:

We are a small yet dynamic consumer products company located in North Andover, MA. The products we design and develop include children’s art, activity & educational products as well as calendars, planners and journals. In addition to our proprietary product lines, we produce lines under licensed brands such as Eric Carle, Sesame Street, Play-Doh, Playskool, and many more.

Job Description:
Currently, we are seeking a full time junior-level Graphic Designer to join our busy in-house creative team. The ideal candidate possesses a minimum of one year of experience in a studio, in-house design department or internship setting, the ability to juggle multiple projects at one time, the willingness to tackle any task that needs doing and the desire to learn and grow in a creative environment.

In this position, you will:

  • Create design layouts and templates for a wide variety of dated goods, stationery, puzzles and licensed children’s products and packaging
  • Design for and update the website on an as-needed basis using WordPress
  • Create various sales presentation items including print collateral and product mock-ups
  • Provide proofreading, pre-press and production support
  • Independently manage assigned tasks and project details
  • Collaborate with the design team on art research and selection for dated goods and other products
  • Create barcodes, labels, and stickers for products on an as-needed basis
  • Help to organize and maintain digital archives
  • Assist senior designers with projects and general departmental tasks as necessary

Qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent in graphic design
  • At least one year of experience in a professional agency or studio setting, internships OK
  • A strong portfolio which displays your layout and typography skills and highlights your technical ability
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator, on a Mac platform required
  • Working knowledge of WordPress and/or other web-related applications
  • Familiarity with Filezilla or equivalent FTP software, barcode generators and Microsoft Office applications
  • A good attitude, team mentality and willingness to learn is a must

To be considered, please email us a cover letter including your desired salary, resume, and PDF samples or a portfolio link (totaling 10 MBs or less). Applications not including these elements will not be considered. No phone calls or walk-ins, please. Telecommuting and freelancing are not options for this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year

Required work authorization:

  • United States