Graphic Designer, Transformers TCG - Contract Wed Jan 02 00:00:00 CST 2019 Renton, WA 527686200 9359 Wizards of the Coast N Contingent Worker <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">                                                                              <strong>Graphic Designer, Transformers-Contract</strong></span></span></div> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Bring Your Brain…</strong></span></span></div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>We’ll Supply the Robots!</strong><br /> Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and the world's largest publisher of adventure games, including Magic: The Gathering® Trading Card Game, Dungeons & Dragons® Roleplaying Games, and the Transformers TCG has an exciting opportunity for a Graphic Designer, New Product Development to join our Transformers Brand team.</span></span></div> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">We offer competitive salaries, a great benefits package, and the excitement of working in a creative organization. But the best part of working here is that we think creating products that bring hours of enjoyment to millions around the globe is an inherently cool way to earn a living.</span></span></div> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company and better products. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can, and we actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of it.</span></span></div> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>WHAT IS THIS ROLE ALL ABOUT?</strong></span></span></div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">We’re looking for an extraordinary Graphic Designer to help us find and execute the best ways to graphically represent the Transformers TCG in the cards and packaging.  The right person for this role will consistently apply intense attention to detail to determine the best ways to visually communicate, innovate, and create within the finite space of cards and packaging.</span></span></div> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS WIZARD</strong></span></span></div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Create new Transformers TCG packaging, card frames, symbols, and designs</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Contribute to the design of Transformers TCG graphical representation</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Review and approve packaging, card art and card frames at various stages of their completion</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Assorted other graphic design and art management tasks as assigned</span></span></li> </ul> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Other Essential Qualities:</strong></span></span></div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Are you excited about contributing to the design and production of new Transformers TCG sets?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Are you able to scour graphic and artistic elements to ensure consistency and correctness of visual information?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Do you have top- notch, proactive verbal and written communication skills?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Are you committed to flexible thinking and finding creative, efficient solutions?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Who Are the Other Wizards, Teams and Partners You Will Work With?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Takes direction from the Transformers TCG Art Director</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Works closely with Story & Worlds Team</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Works closely with Imaging and Typesetting Teams</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Communicates regularly with Game Designers, Editors, Brand Managers, and Project Managers</span></span></li> </ul> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>AM I QUALIFIED?</strong></span></span></div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Experience Creating and Casting these Spells:</strong></span></span></div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Do you work well with others? Are you a great collaborator?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Can you respect the opinions of others while promoting a shared vision?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Do you enjoy working and thrive without constant oversight?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Are you adept at balancing aesthetic and production considerations?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Can you keep the important details in focus while guiding the larger project to on-time completion?</span></span></li> </ul> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Industry Knowledge:</strong></span></span></div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Are you familiar with the materials and manufacturing processes related to consumer packaging/products?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Does your design work engage consumers while maintaining focus on meeting brand goals?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Are you comfortable communicating storylines using modern commercial illustration as your medium?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Either of the following two areas of knowledge are preferred:</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Are you a fan of gaming (big plus for tabletop gaming!)?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Are you a fan of Transformers – (big plus for G1 or Generations!)?</span></span></li> </ul> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Technical Skills:</strong></span></span></div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Can you use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign like a pro? Microsoft office? FileMaker Pro familiarity a big plus.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Are you proficient and up-to-date with current design practices and trends?</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Do you give useful, actionable feedback to coworkers?</span></span></li> </ul> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Requirements:</span></span></div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Link to online portfolio at time of application submission required.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Have you been a graphic designer for 2 or more years with experience in illustration, icon and packaging design?</span></span></li> </ul> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.</strong></span></span></div> <div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.</span></span></div>

Graphic Designer, Transformers TCG - Contract

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Date: Jan 2, 2019