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Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2017 11:59 AM

We at Fun.com are heading headfirst into our busy design season so we can have the best in Halloween costumes, fun apparel and other products ready by the end of the year. Of course, in order to have those products ready, somebody needs to design them. See where we’re going with this?

Fun.com is looking for somebody with a fantastic imagination to work on sketching up and creating all sorts of costumes for people of every age, every shape and every style that you can think of for HalloweenCostumes.com as well as more licensed and exclusive apparel for Fun.com. We’re talking about creating products based around anything and everything from traditional costumes to pop-culture influenced pieces to products based on licensed properties. With this job, you will have a direct opportunity to have your designs seen everywhere and even influence Halloween fashion trends worldwide! How awesome is that? Answer: Very. Very awesome.

You will work closely with our entire Product and Development teams to sketch out and create multiple versions of costumes using different fabrics and styles, paying special attention to modern fashion trends, forecasting future trends and, of course, price point. We don’t want to fleece our customers – unless, of course, you choose to use fleece in the design. It’s probably okay then. Especially if we want to make more coats. Let’s be honest here, fleece is pretty comfy.

If you’re somebody with great sketching ability, a ton of imagination, a passion for fashion and a love of Halloween, we want to see your portfolio of designs from conception to realization and hear from you.

Interested applicants should find their way to: http://www.fun.com/jobs Applications without a link to your online portfolio or an attached portfolio will not be considered for employment.

Job Duties:
• Sketch out multiple designs for potential products based on multiple properties
• Take direction and creative criticism to refine designs by incorporating outside feedback
• Follow and research current fashion trends
• Anticipate future fashion trends to incorporate into designs
• Suggest pattern and material options for use in designed products
• Pay attention to price point as product gets designed

Requirements:
• Certificate, Associate’s degree or higher in Costume Design, Fashion Design, Visual Art, or similar discipline or equivalent experience
• Phenomenal hand-drawn sketching skills
• Experience working in both Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
• Knowledge of tech packs and technical drawings
• Creativity, imagination and problem solving ability
• Fantastic eye for minute details
• Great oral and verbal communication skills
• Basic garment construction knowledge
• Expansive knowledge of fashion history from loincloths to leotards

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Costume Design, Fashion Design, Visual Art or similar discipline or equivalent experience
• Sewing and pattern making capabilities
• Previous experience designing licensed consumer goods
• Previous experience designing apparel for a broad consumer market

• Location: Mankato, North Mankato, MN

• Post ID: 19422217 mankato
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