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Concept Designer

Job Summary

Stamp and assemble samples to market company product lines. Work with product designers to develop innovative new product lines and product line extensions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create art samples for Spellbinders publications that showcase creative ways to use our product.
  • Discover new and useful ways to use stamps so Journey Blooms can offer customers a variety of stamping techniques.
  • Create samples for Spellbinders events that assist education training in teaching various techniques.
  • Participate in preparing displays for conventions and other exhibits.
  • Work closely with illustrators to create new stamp and die sets, proposing new directions to take regarding stamp and die style, set contents, uses, trends, and sayings.
  • Discover new products to add to the accessories line, in cooperation with sourced accessories.
  • Rate new products, dies and stamp sets to assist purchasing in determining quantities to order.
  • Create samples with subject matter only, relying on design skills to select and use stamp sets, colors, layouts, and accessories.
  • Participate in committees that help facilitate various creative and business directions of Spellbinders and Journey Blooms.
  • Participate in public relations placements and pitches to various outside publications.

Requirements

  • Minimum of two years experience using rubber stamps and dies.
  • Thorough knowledge of stamping techniques and company products.
  • Demonstrated artistic ability and creative thinking to develop and discover new ways to use stamps and accessories.
  • Ability to creatively contribute to Spellbinders as a whole-to see ways to solve problems and improve the company both within and beyond creative services.
  • Thorough knowledge of the paper crafting industry's needs, directions, and opportunities.
  • Ability to recognize trends and think one step ahead of the trends in design, color, and product development.
  • Understanding of color (ability to distinguish color through sight).
  • Excellent design skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and handle stress under deadline.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Located in Phoenix metro area or ability to relocate.

Email resume to: Richard Garay, RGaray@Spellbinders.us

*Please, include with resume: three hand-made cards, two scrapbook pages, and one 3D item. Mail samples to Spellbinders Paper Arts, LLC. 1125 W. Pinnacle Peak Road, Bldg 3 Suite 124, Phoenix, AZ 85027.