Merchandise Technical Designer

CatFace
Austin, TX, USA
Posted 23 hours ago
Full time

***We will help the right person relocate to Austin, TX.

About us:

CatFace is a Merchandise/YouTube Entertainment company home to theYouTube channel “Aphmau” -- a MINECRAFT Video Creator that has 14 million subscribers, and averages 350 million views per month.In addition to the incredibly successful YouTube channel,CatFace is home to the fan-favorite line of “MeeMeows” cat plushand related merchandise that is sold in Walmart, Target, Amazon, GameStop and more!

Visit our Youtube Channels:

https://www.youtube.com/aphmaugaming

Visit our websites:

www.aphmeow.com

www.catface.com

Job description:

The merchandise technical designer will lead product development efforts, taking designs from concept to a manufacturable product. You will create vectored assets and tech packs for all the merchandise items through the various line plans. Our perfect candidate will be able to source and secure the best vendors as well as communicate with manufacturing teams throughout the duration of the project. You will review and inspect prototypes for quality as well as make comment sheets for improvement. This position is perfect for someone with a strong product development background.

Applications without resumes and work examples will not be considered.

A portfolio review and presentation will be required at the time of the interview. If a resume is approved, an art test will follow.

Responsibilities:

⦁ Partner with Merchandise Director to acclimate to line plans, in-progress samples and vendors

⦁ Establish and maintain product development calendar with key manufacturing / fulfillment dates

⦁ Create factory-ready vector artwork assets and tech packs from concept sketches

⦁ Manage product development & key updates from initial sample to final mass production run

⦁ Review samples and prototypes to ensure quality control with vendors across all products

⦁ Create concise and easily read comment sheets for any/all prototype revisions

⦁ Provide daily updates from vendors to Merchandise Director

Requirements:

⦁ Adobe Suite proficient, Illustrator &vector art knowledge is a MUST to be considered

⦁ Experienced and knowledgeable in tech pack creation / completion

⦁ Exceptional attention to detail, communication & strong organizational skills

⦁ Experience working with domestic and overseas factories

⦁ Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment and self-manage when needed

⦁ Able & willing to keep up with the demands of a fast-moving creative environment and adapt quickly to evolving processes and workflows

⦁ Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously while ensuring all deadlines are met appropriately

⦁ Proactive, independent, and maintains a tenacious work ethic

Bonus skills:

⦁ Merchandise/ apparel/ fashion/ toy production experience is a plus!

⦁ Experience with digital content creators is a plus!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $25.00-$28.00 per hour, based on experience

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Austin, TX 78726: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Austin, TX 78726: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)

Experience:

  • Product development: 2 years (Required)
  • Adobe Suite: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

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