ASTRO Jobs

Position:

Lead Graphic Designer

Location:

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • 401K Matching
  • Health Benefit
  • Product Discounts

To Apply:

  • E-Mail your resume and a cover letter to careers@skullcandy.com
  • Include the job title "ASTRO:Lead Graphic Designer" in the subject line
 

Position:

Graphic Designer

Location:

San Francisco, CA


ASTRO Gaming is a Skullcandy subsidiary based out of San Francisco, California. 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.

ASTRO Gaming is seeking to hire a versatile and creative Graphic Designer for the San Francisco office. The role will involve creating a wide variety of materials that range from printed collateral, digital assets, and web assets. The work environment is one that respects design thinking and great work; we want our creative output to be on par with the innovation our company prides itself on.

We are looking for someone who is intensely curious, loves learning new things, and being part of a growing company. The right candidate should be detail-oriented, be able to autonomously meet deadlines, and be able to stay focused on goals put forth while having fun achieving them.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the design of every communication and digital piece of the company is on-brand and creatively realized.
  • Create and Design collateral marketing pieces for digital and print output.
  • Produce graphics for online use such as info graphics, or social imagery.
  • Design UI elements and iconography as needed.
  • Provide graphic support for sales, content and research teams.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • 0-3 years design experience required.
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite specifically:
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe Indesign
    • Adobe AfterEffects (not required, but a plus)
    • Adobe Premiere (not required, but a plus)
  • Familiarity with social media and commonly used online tools.
  • Ability to work in a team setting.
  • High personal motivation, self-management, ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress without direct supervision.
  • Must have a can do attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to take art direction to conceptualize / execute projects.
  • Able to handle stress and work under a deadline; ability to stay organized when working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong understanding of youth, consumer and technology culture is imperative.
  • Creative, solutions-orientated and a self-started is a major plus.
  • Interest in video games is a major plus.
  • Illustration and motion graphics skills are a plus.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • 401K Matching
  • Health Benefit
  • Product Discounts
  • Discount Ski Pass/ Discount Gym Membership
  • Flex Time Scheduling

To Apply:

  • E-Mail your resume and a cover letter to jobs@astrogaming.com
  • Include the job title "ASTRO:Graphic Designer" in the subject line

 

Company Profile:
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.