Date Posted

June 6, 2018

Company

Pusheen Corp

Job Location

Illinois, United States of America

Type of Employment

full-time

About the Company

Pusheen is a cute gray cat character created by Pusheen Corp. with an online following of millions of fans and a worldwide licensing program, creating products including plush toys, apparel, accessories and more. We're a fast growing team based in the northern suburbs of Chicago.

We're a fun, collaborative, and easy-going place to work!

Job Description

Come join a fun, creative, and fast growing company! Pusheen Corp. is currently seeking an experienced candidate to work with our Creative Director to grow and lead our art team.

Responsibilities include:

- Working with the Creative Director, President, and head of licensing to drive Pusheen's high level creative vision
- Ensuring brand consistency across all creative projects
- Creating concepts for assets, illustrations, event spaces, and other visual projects
- Assigning and overseeing the activities of the art team to ensure projects and goals are achieved on schedule
- Doing the above while fostering a positive workplace culture where team members feel supported and able to maintain work-life balance
- Managing the art team members in all aspects (including hiring, training, rewarding, disciplining, performance reviews, and termination)
- Improving and refining processes and procedures as necessary

The individual we are looking for:

- Is highly experienced
- Is skilled at leading teams
- Has a positive and outgoing personality
- Has strong communication skills
- Is very organized
- Has strong time management skills
- Has reliable transportation to and from work

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

- Minimum of 5 – 10 years of experience as an art director or related field
- Minimum of 5 years of experience managing creative teams
- Experience in character or brand licensing
- Proficiency in relevant software including Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
- Bachelor's degree in an art related field

We Also Offer:

A business casual work environment, health, dental, vision, and pet insurance, vacation and sick days, Direct Deposit, stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks, and product discounts. Relocation assistance is available to out of state candidates.

Salary

TBD based on experience

How to Apply

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply, please submit your resume, portfolio, and a cover letter.