Senior Designer in Fairfax, VA at ThinkGeek

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Fairfax, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/29/2018

Job Description

ThinkGeek has built a world of INSPIRED IMAGINATION, IRREVERENT HUMOR, EXCLUSIVE PRODUCTS, INCLUSIVE SPIRIT, and PASSION-DRIVEN PEOPLE where everyone can embrace their inner geek, express their passions, and connect with one another. 

If this describes your world, it's time to Join In. Geek Out.

The ThinkGeek Overlords are in search of a Senior Designer who can create visuals that present our company and products in a fun and authentic way. The Senior Designer plays a key part in shaping ThinkGeek's voice and brand. You'll have an opportunity to join our Creative Team, a small, close-knit group of designers, videographers, photographers, and writers who take pride in delivering timely, effective, and engaging creative work.

Please note: This role is located in Fairfax, VA and is not available for virtual work

Responsibilities

  • Develop and ensure the consistency of the ThinkGeek brand and voice, online, in retail, and in various other usages
  • Deliver timely and engaging promotional graphics for thinkgeek.com, email marketing, social media, and offsite ads
  • Design monthly print ads, seasonal catalogs, promotional collateral, trade show booths, and everything in between
  • Collaborate with UX and marketing to develop strong visual themes for key product launches, seasonal gift centers and site theming, and content landing pages
  • Maintain flexibility while managing concurrent quick-turn projects
  • Work with GameStop team to build on-brand graphics for ThinkGeek stores and partnerships with GameStop.com
  • Oversee Associate Designer's daily work, provide resources, visual direction, and constructive feedback

Requirements

  • 5-7 years of design experience; degree in graphic design or related field.
  • Familiarity with Internet culture, gaming, and an affinity towards geeks.
  • Experience managing a brand across multiple platforms and media.
  • Self-starter, deadline-focused, flexible, easy-going personality.
  • Ability to collaborate, brainstorm, and work alone developing big picture ideas.
  • Manages direction and criticism well, and incorporates outside feedback into design.
  • Strong attention to detail and impeccable file organization.
  • Proficiency in designing graphics optimized for web use.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Intermediate to advanced illustration, typography, and photo retouching skills.
  • Experience in print production, including larger projects like catalogs.
  • Experience giving constructive and timely feedback.
  • Bonus: 3D or motion graphics experience .

ThinkGeek Perks

Join a close-knit community of curious, passionate, enthusiastic people, obsessed with creating and sharing the most unique and fun product experiences with the world. ThinkGeek offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees:

  • Comprehensive benefits plans
  • Generous Paid Time Off Policy
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Dog-friendly Office
  • ThinkGeek / GameStop Employee Discount

About ThinkGeek

ThinkGeek, founded in 1999, is the number one destination in the galaxy for smart products and unique gifts that appeal to the geek community. We're a lean, multi-channel retailer and product-development company manufacturing over 400 exclusive items annually, spanning most consumer products categories and 40+ licenses. We're innovative marketers with a dedicated and passionate fan-base in the millions, and we're a member of the GameStop family since 2015.

Our mission is to create a world where everyone can embrace their inner geek and connect with one another. We are obsessed with creating and sharing unique and authentic product experiences that stimulate our fans' imaginations and fuel their geek core.

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