Lead Graphic Designer
San Francisco, CA
ASTRO Gaming is seeking a Lead Graphic Designer with a strong design point of view infused with a balance of lifestyle, technology understanding and brand lust.
- Understand current trends in music, video gaming, fashion, entertainment and action sports.
- Lead, collaborate, set the vision for, and execute ASTRO’s creative concepts and execute across a global, multi-channel distribution model.
- Lead creative teams across all communication channels with your focus on ASTRO Gaming.
- Directly involved in design development and taking the creative lead on projects.
- Educate other departments and team members on the nuances of design.
- Manage design teams to get strong, well-rounded deliverables.
- Acknowledge the needs of the team and to understand the overall program goals with an objective overview.
- Constantly push the envelope in innovation and technology.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
- Must have at least 5-10+ years experience as a Designer or equivalent position.
- Must be able to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment and direct and mentor other designers as needed.
- Must have expert knowledge of graphic asset tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
- Experience with and knowledge of After Effects, Cinema 4D or Maya a plus.
- Have an eye for great brand communications, typography, image and design.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail.
- Ability to conceptualize and execute a project from beginning to end.
- Must have a can do attitude and strong work ethic.
- Must adapt and thrive in a team environment.
- Using a diverse skill set to work in a cross-disciplinary environment.
- Creative, solutions-oriented and a self-starter is a major plus.
- Strong understanding of youth, consumer and technology culture is imperative.
- Competitive compensation based on experience
- 401K Matching
- Health Benefit
- Product Discounts
- E-Mail your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Include the job title "ASTRO:Lead Graphic Designer" in the subject line
ASTRO Gaming is a distinct brand within an expanding global video gaming accessory and equipment market. We are the acknowledged leader in providing a premium experience, cutting edge design with professional grade video gaming accessories. Skullcandy Inc. recently acquired ASTRO Gaming. The corporate office is located in San Francisco, California.