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Posted: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 12:00 PM

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Fun.com in North Mankato, MN is looking to hire a Jr. Graphic Designer to work some magic with a Mac!

We’re looking for somebody with versatile design skills to create graphics for print and the web. You’ve got to be self-motivated and detail oriented as well as able to juggle multiple of projects at once. You will take on projects from multiple departments across the company, which focus efforts on Fun.com’s 3 main websites: HalloweenCostumes.com, Shirts.com and Fun.com. But hey, you’ll get to design some interesting stuff since we work with products that run the whole gamut of pop culture!

You’ll get a chance to help create logos, packaging, infographics, email campaigns, advertisements, websites and so much more! If you’ve got a great portfolio, a fondness for Halloween, and could probably spend more time talking about a poster for the movie than about the actual movie, you’d probably fit right in with us.

To apply please visit our website at http://www.fun.com/jobs.aspx Applications without a link to your online portfolio or an attached portfolio will not be considered for employment.

Essential duties and responsibilities:
• Mask out backgrounds, color correct and edit product photos for packaging and online product page previews
• Create and/or provide support design for a variety of site, email, and ad banner graphics
• Ability to use Photoshop actions for efficiency in effecting and sizing large numbers of product images
• Ability to trace lo-res files using vector tools, recognize and closely match fonts
• Ability to wire-frame (digitally or by hand) layouts for pre-approval or group presentations
• Mock up 3-D packaging designs (digitally and physical for measurement/fold proofing) for internal and external approvals
• Design new and/or edit existing packaging (costume inserts, hang tags, blister packs)
• Design original and/or trending shirt designs for in-house (holiday themes) and licensed initiatives
• Create highly organized digital files for other designers' access
• Keep file directories on server organized
• Take direction and creative criticism to refine designs by incorporating outside feedback

Requirements:
• Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign (Mac), Word, Excel and/or GoogleDocs or MS SharePoint
• Intermediate illustration and typography skills
• Understanding of mobile devices and online shopping
• Effective communication skills
• Irrational hatred of certain fonts for reasons that can only be understood by fellow designers

Preferred Skills:
• 1 or more years of freelance and/or in-house Graphic Design experience
• Knowledge of various online marketing practices
• Experience building websites a plus (working knowledge of css, html)
• An unbridled passion for most, if not all of the following: Halloween, Internet culture, gaming, movies, music, sports, art, coffee and donuts

• Location: Mankato, North Mankato, MN

• Post ID: 21695273 mankato
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