graphicdesign | Associate Designer in Glendale, AZ

Associate Designer

  • Disney
  • $47,060.00 - 69,930.00 / Year *
  • 125 Phoenix-Wickenburg Hwy
  • Glendale, AZ 85301
  • Full-Time
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Job Description

The Associate Designer is responsible for communicating necessary changes and approvals to licensees for Disney licensed plush projects. This person should have a character art & plush background with artistic, organizational, and communication skills to ensure timely and accurate completion of licensed plush projects with initiative. This role is an integral member of the Licensed Product Development organization for Parks, Experiences and Products, is based in Glendale, CA, and will report to the Design Manager.

Job Type

Full Time

Segment

Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products

Category

Creative

Basic Qualifications

* Excellent business writing skills necessary for external as well as internal communication
* Strong attention to detail
* Good communication skills
* Strong organizational skills
* Highly motivated, willingness to learn & collaborate

Business

Disney Licensing

Required Education

* Degree in Art and/or Design (or equivalent training) plus minimum of 1 to 2 years' experience in the toy industry

Postal Code

91201

Responsibilities

* Strong drawing skills
* Plush knowledge, or experience a plus
* Ability to produce 2D character turnarounds
* Knowledge of basic character art, knowledge of Disney character art a plus
* Manage corrections on overlays of plush product, with clear notes
* Able to take direction and execute changes in a timely manner
* Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other Adobe programs
* Produce accurate plush interpretations by working with model sheets and reference
* Able to work independently and manage projects
* Work with team members and collaborate on projects
* Collaborate with content providers to ensure plush product is representative of Disney's intellectual property
* Evaluate samples and provide accurate corrections to licensees

Job Description

The Associate Designer is responsible for communicating necessary changes and approvals to licensees for Disney licensed plush projects. This person should have a character art & plush background with artistic, organizational, and communication skills to ensure timely and accurate completion of licensed plush projects with initiative. This role is an integral member of the Licensed Product Development organization for Parks, Experiences and Products, is based in Glendale, CA, and will report to the Design Manager.

Basic Qualifications

* Excellent business writing skills necessary for external as well as internal communication
* Strong attention to detail
* Good communication skills
* Strong organizational skills
* Highly motivated, willingness to learn & collaborate

Required Education

* Degree in Art and/or Design (or equivalent training) plus minimum of 1 to 2 years' experience in the toy industry

Responsibilities

* Strong drawing skills
* Plush knowledge, or experience a plus
* Ability to produce 2D character turnarounds
* Knowledge of basic character art, knowledge of Disney character art a plus
* Manage corrections on overlays of plush product, with clear notes
* Able to take direction and execute changes in a timely manner
* Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other Adobe programs
* Produce accurate plush interpretations by working with model sheets and reference
* Able to work independently and manage projects
* Work with team members and collaborate on projects
* Collaborate with content providers to ensure plush product is representative of Disney's intellectual property
* Evaluate samples and provide accurate corrections to licensees



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.