Enesco
  • Creative Services
  • Itasca, IL, USA
  • Full Time

 

Position Summary:

The Graphic Designer will work within the Creative Services Department and collaborate with sales, brand management and support teams to plan, design and execute the print and digital projects that bring Enesco's brands to life.

 

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Design compelling collateral material including catalogs, brochures and newsletters and prepare final files for print and/or digital media to drive sales and engage retailers and consumers.
  • Design and art direct sales specific presentation materials such as sell sheets, brochures, and emails.
  • Provide creative input on B2C and B2B ad campaigns from concept, art direction and review of all ads with the marketing department and brand mangers through to final file preparation for print and digital media.
  • Design and art direct production of packaging and point of sale materials including hangtags, gift boxes and permanent and semi-permanent displays for retail and big box stores.
  • Design and art direct the production of internal media including signage, newsletters, order forms and stationary.
  • Collaborate with IT Services on software and hardware upgrades, maintain Digital Asset Management systems and oversee large format printer maintenance
  • Develop and maintain company logos for the different product lines.
  • For all projects: gather appropriate information and strategic direction, create and present multiple concepts, interface with photographers, pre-press and printing vendors, create final digital files for printer and file and archive all final artwork and digital files.
  • Design and art direct the production of multimedia projects including internal and external sales presentations and the website.

 

Experience, Competencies, and Education:

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent/education experience.
  • Prior 5+ years graphic design and art direction experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Adobe CS

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Definition of Enesco's Business:

Enesco, LLC is an international global leader operating under the brand and portfolio trade names of Enesco Gift, Department 56 and Gund, and is renowned for designing, licensing, producing, and distributing creative, fun, and engaging high quality gifts, home dcor items, and plush toys for every occasion.

Marketing through its own dedicated headquarters, field, and in-house salesforces together with international distributors and eCommerce channels, Enesco sells to large store chains, mass market channels, online retailers, direct-to-consumers, specialty card and gift retailers, and home dcor boutiques in over 50 countries serving markets in Europe, Canada, Asia, The Americas, and Australia.  

The Company's portfolio holds some of the world's most recognizable brands, including Jim Shore Heartwood Creek, Lolita, Foundations, Our Name is Mud, Walt Disney Archives Collection, Pusheen, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, The Original Snow Village, and Possible Dreams, among others.

With its headquarters based in the United States and wholly-owned subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, France, Canada, and Hong Kong, Enesco, LLC employs approximately 600 team members worldwide.  The Company's worldwide global headquarters is based in Itasca, Illinois, a Western suburb of Chicago, and has other offices located in Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Edison, New Jersey; Burbank, California; Carlisle and Stoke on Trent, England; Villeneuve Loubet, France; Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; Kowloon, Hong Kong; and Qingdao and Dongguan, China. Further information is available on the company's Web site at www.enesco.com.

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