Senior Graphic Designer

New York - New York /
Fanatics Collectibles – Trading Cards - Graphic Design /
/ Hybrid
Company Overview
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform. The company ignites the passions of global sports fans and maximizes the presence and reach for hundreds of sports partners globally by offering innovative products and services across Fanatics Commerce, Fanatics Collectibles, and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, allowing sports fans to Buy, Collect and Bet. Through the Fanatics platform, sports fans can buy licensed fan gear, jerseys, lifestyle and streetwear products, headwear, and hardgoods; collect physical and digital trading cards, sports memorabilia, and other digital assets; and bet as the company builds its Sportsbook and iGaming platform. Fanatics has an established database of over 100 million global sports fans, a global partner network with over 900 sports properties, including major national and international professional sports leagues, teams, players associations, athletes, celebrities, colleges, and college conferences, and over 2,000 retail locations, including its Lids retail business stores. 
As a market leader with more than 18,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.

As a Senior Graphic Designer at The Topps Company, you will be responsible for developing print designs for our trading card and collectibles brands, leading projects under the supervision of our art directors, and mentoring junior designers to ensure quality work and cohesive product design.  Whether generating fresh concepts or working within a fixed style guide, you will leverage a keen eye and polished skillset to ensure every product meets the highest quality standards.

You will:

    • Collaborate directly with art directors to establish a brand identify and coherent visual style for each project.
    • Acquire intimate knowledge of the print technology for each release, recognizing the balance between aesthetic requirements, cost budgeting and technical efficiencies on press.  
    • Create new product design and layout concepts as well as skillfully incorporate direction from art directors and implement feedback from product stakeholders.
    • Display mastery of layout, typography and color theory.
    • Ensure that creative deliverables support the project briefs and are completed on schedule.
    • Make certain that creative output adheres to brand style guides and requirements.

You are:

    • An accomplished professional with 3 – 5 years of related experience in graphic design.
    • An expert in each of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
    • Knowledgeable in prepress workflows, including designing and prepping files for print.
    • Experienced working in CMYK color space and using spot colors in print.
    • A proficient multitasker with the ability to manage multiple simultaneous deadlines.
    • A strong collaborator in possession of exceptional interpersonal skills.
    • Creative, innovative, efficient and organized.
$78,000 - $98,000 a year
The salary range for this posting is $78,000 -  $98,000 which represents base pay only and does not include short-term or long-term incentive compensation. When determining base pay, as part of a final compensation package, we consider several factors such as location, experience, qualifications, and training.
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Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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