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Senior Designer  - Freelance (Game Studio, Consumer Products)

We are looking for a Senior Designer to join the Consumer Products Team at a world-famous game studio in Stockholm. You will be responsible for providing creative direction, art assets, and style guides for the global consumer products program. The person we are searching for should have a passion for product design and visual storytelling. You should be a collaborator with an open mindset and have the ability to guide the licensing partners across multiple categories and projects.

Contract until June 30, 2023, with a start date as soon as possible (from July/ August 2022), full-time. Location: Stockholm (hybrid workplace).

You will

  • Lead and review the creative application for personally assigned projects.

  • Create ideas and concepts related to new Categories, Partners, lines, and items.

  • Understand, research, and add input regarding trends relevant to the team/program, Partners, and Categories.

  • Create visual treatments, mood boards, and mock-ups related to a high-level vision for Partners and Categories.

  • Be able to articulate rationales, feedback choices, and design choices, as related to the consistency within the Program/team and across the Studio as a whole.

  • Ensure all creative assets created in-house or by partners retain the highest quality and effectively communicate the brand messages across product categories.

  • Ensure consistency in the way that assets and artwork are being applied across Partners and Categories based on style guides, but also by direction from you, where relevant.

  • Provide initial concept direction to Partners.

  • Provide visual mockups (where applicable).

  • Assist Creative Lead in setting top-level trends, seasonal updates, and assets that can be shared across the team and set the bar for consistency for the team.

  • Ensure the Style guide material is regularly updated, shared, and implemented accordingly.

  • Be able to bounce concept ideas with peer designers and provide guidance/feedback on concepts.

  • Give recommendations and aid in decision making regarding which new Categories, Partners, lines, and items should be progressed, based on your industry knowledge, critical reasoning, and business awareness.

Feedback and Approval

  • Provide clear, written, visual, and verbal feedback to Partners related to concepts for assigned projects.

  • Provide clear, written, visual, and verbal feedback to Partners related to artwork (both in development artwork and final artwork) for assigned projects.

  • Provide clear, written, visual, and verbal feedback to Partners related to physical samples (for example items, materials, molds, print quality, packaging, etc) for assigned projects.

  • Provide approval to Partners at each stage (concept, artwork, samples, final art) / Decide when a concept is approved.

  • Ensure that consistency is applied across Partner, Category, and within the program/team (cross-referencing other Designers and the wider Studio’s treatment of artwork/assets / IP).

  • Be responsible for the proper archiving of assets and samples related to your assignments, within the given process set for the team (including documents, files, Partner files, and physical samples).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in an art or design major such as fine art, visual communications, graphic design, or equivalent (i.e. a hands-on, design-focused degree).

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience as a Designer or Art Director.

  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to balance multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to anticipate, prioritize, and organize work to meet objectives.

  • Highly conceptual and creative thinker.

  • Team player with strong communication skills in English (written & verbal).

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to rationalize design choices to different stakeholders.

  • Self-motivated and able to take initiative around upcoming marketing beats & releases.

  • Strong understanding of market trends with an ability to easily translate and adapt to brand aesthetic.

  • You have a good understanding of the product development process and licensing.

  • You have a thorough understanding of storytelling through products.

  • You have experience designing against tight deadlines as well as managing your time across various projects, big and small.

Great Place to Work

  • Vi sköter införsäljningsprocessen

  • Vi tar tar fram kontrakt till samtliga parter

  • Vi förhandlingar arvode

  • Vi identifier projekten

  • Vi täcker din försärking

  • Vi hjälper dig med all administration

About the company

About ReklamBanken

We provide the creative industry with awesome freelancers and help companies with recruitment, talent search and headhunting/matchmaking. Our network consists of all kinds of competencies, suitable for advertising agencies, in-house departments and game studios. To read more about us and find more jobs and gigs, please visit reklambanken.se

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Lisa Sandwall | Contact Person

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