Director of Design & Branding

Makeship

Date listed

3 weeks ago

Remote

Yes

Employment Type

Full time

Glassdoor Rating

4.0 / 5 (1 reviews)


Who We Are: Makeship

An energetic team providing high quality branded products to big personalities on YouTube, Instagram, and other social media platforms. Makeship is one of the few merch companies that provide creators with a virtually endless catalog and we're quickly growing! We work and communicate with each client and customer individually, because we value human interaction and don't want to overwork the bots! Check us out at makeship.com & shop.makeship.com. We’ve carved out a portion of the webcomic & animation market that we’d like to focus and provide tremendous value to.

What you will work on:

*Lead the re-development of Makeship’s brand to make it more aligned with our service & mission

*Create stellar proposals for clients that support the sales team in their efforts to sign creators

*Design and produce various marketing campaign collateral to support demand and lead generation (landing pages, emails, presentations, diagrams and infographics, brochures, posters, ads, social media artwork, etc.);

*Collaborate with other teams to understand their needs, requirements, and objectives and incorporate their projects into the overall timeline; 

*Manage projects between multiple freelance designers

*Work with clients to develop their brands further

*Design products and apparel

*Design characters (2D illustration) or lead the design projects done by our freelancers

*Work with the sales team to identify opportunities for attracting creators to the platform

*Ability to follow tight deadlines. Our creators work on a strict schedule!

Who we're looking for:

You’re hungry to prove yourself and take ownership of your work and you’re very results driven. Wearing many hats and adapting to a fast-paced environment is exciting to you.

If you are looking for an opportunity to develop multi-dimensional skills and have a lot of responsibility at a growing startup, Makeship is the place for you.

Qualifications

*3+ years of experience working in a creative, forward-thinking, and fast-paced company;

*2+ years of illustration experience

*Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop  and Illustrator;

*Experience using Figma &/or Sketch is a plus

*A keen attention to detail and a willingness to think outside the box;

*Ability to work with tight deadlines and perform with a high degree of autonomy. 

*Ability to manage other designers and keep the flow of projects organized

*Team Player - you love taking care of your teammates and expect the same treatment in return

*Extraordinary listening, communication, and organizational skills

*Experience in the entertainment industry is a plus

*A bachelor degree in design or illustration is a plus

*Styles we love: Studio.ch, franlabuschagne.com and www.instagram.com/danwoodger/

What we offer:

*Flexibility with remote days

*Opportunity to grow with a young team of highly motivated individuals

*Access to tons of resources and support to help you in your role and growth as an individual (Want to get an account with Skillshare? Tell us why it'll help you and consider it done! Want an Audible account? Justify it and we'll hook you up)