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Company Name:
Skullcandy
Location:
San Francisco, California
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Other
Experience Level:
Associate
Education:
High School or equivalent

Lead Graphic Designer

Company Profile: 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 a Lead Graphic Designer with a strong design point of view infused with a balance of lifestyle, technology understanding and brand lust. We are looking for someone who can be a part of a growing team and evolve / push a brand to the next level. The right candidate should be detail-oriented, and be able to take charge of design development and taking the creative lead on projects.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead design teams to get strong, well-rounded deliverables well within deadlines.
  • Lead, collaborate, set the vision for, and execute ASTRO’s creative concepts and execute across a global distribution model.
  • Acknowledge the needs of the team and understand the overall program goals with an objective overview.
  • Constantly push the envelope in creativity, innovation, and technology with the ASTRO brand in mind.

  Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a Graphic Designer
  • Must be able to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment and direct / mentor other designers as needed.
  • 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)
  • High personal motivation, self-management, and ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Must have a can do attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Using a diverse skill set to work in a cross-disciplinary environment. 
  • Strong understanding of current trends in video gaming, design, fashion, entertainment, and consumer technologies. 
  • Creative, solutions-oriented and a self-starter is a major plus.
  • Illustration and motion graphics skills is a plus.
  • Interest in video games is a major plus.

Benefits:

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