Creative Designer

Position: Creative Designer
Magenta Inc - Berkeley, CA 94710

About us:

We are a tabletop ceramic design and manufacturing firm headquartered in San Francisco Bay Area, with regional offices throughout Hong Kong and Mainland China. We are a fast-paced company working with several established and well-known gift and tabletop housewares retailers throughout the US.

Job Description:

We are hiring a Creative Designer to be part of our in-house design team. This is a full time salaried position with full benefits. We do not provide work visa sponsorships

Required Skills/ Experience:

  • Understanding of industry trends and ability to interpret and translate market research into trend boards.
  • Ability to generate new product concepts – figural and surface design - on an accelerated schedule is a must.
  • Ability to lead the team with clear creative directions.
  • Experience with major retailers, marketplace housewares trends, and tabletop a plus.
  • Familiarity with ceramic mass production process (both domestic and overseas) is helpful but not required.
  • Proficiency in the following programs preferred:
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop (including color correction)
  • InDesign Microsoft Office

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Generating new product concepts for major corporate accounts in the mass-market channel.
  • Overseeing design changes and improvements throughout the development process.
  • Leading the creation and development of detailed illustrated product concepts for presentation to clients.
  • Overseeing the product development cycle for assigned programs from design inception to final production.
  • Availability to travel to trade/gift shows if necessary

 Job Type: Full-time

Experience:
Design: 2 years (Required)

Location:
Berkeley, CA (Preferred)

Work authorization:
United States (Required)

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