About the Role:
Art is a flourishing business here at Minted, and it is the responsibility of the Art Production team to receive, check, edit and launch all challenge winning artwork (both custom and non-custom), as well as some basic data entry.
We are looking for a hardworking, passionate art lover to join our small team. An ideal addition to the team would be proficient with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and have a detailed eye - especially when it comes to art quality, and a positive, collaborative attitude. We are looking for someone who is excited to learn new production processes and be a part of this growing, dynamic department! This position reports to the Merchandising Operations Manager - Art, Fabric and Home Decor.
This is a 6 month contract opportunity.
Prepare community sourced art and fabric files to meet our specific print and quality requirements.
Quality control checks on art prints and site experience.
Use Illustrator and Photoshop to adapt existing artwork onto new products or formats.
Use Google docs and company specific tools to enter sku related data.
Timely delivery of daily and weekly team and personal goals, as well as meeting the SLA for challenge winning art & fabric.
Experience and Skills:
At least 2+ years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop).
Experience with photo/art editing in Photoshop - specifically color and resolution/quality.
Experience with swatch and pattern making in Illustrator.
Experience with typography and the principles of print design.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proven ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
Self-starter and ability to be a problem solver!
Extremely detail-oriented, collaborative and highly organized.
Able to complete recurring responsibilities with efficiency and without compromising quality.
An appreciation of fonts and beautiful design.
Comfortable with using Google Docs and Sheets.
Interest in fine art and/or crowdsourcing is a plus!
Minted is a lifestyle brand and design marketplace connecting you with the world’s best artists to create something one of a kind. Minted crowdsources graphic design and artwork from a global community of independent artists and sells these as products addressing the $10 billion stationery market, $48 billion art market, and $100 billion home decor market.
Minted’s mission is to enable the design independence of both consumers and artists around the world, and the company is a platform for the strongest emerging artists in the world to be seen and discovered. We aim to build a lasting brand representing the most commercially successful design community in the world. Minted was founded by successful serial entrepreneur Mariam Naficy.
Minted is located in a beautiful office in downtown San Francisco and is backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, and angel investors including Marissa Mayer of Yahoo and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp. Minted is comprised of an experienced and entrepreneurial team. We come from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, eBay, Yahoo, and Goldman Sachs and numerous disruptive startups. We are a passionate, creative, ambitious team. We provide a great opportunity to work with a stellar team and on a world-changing mission, all supported by a proven business model.