Product Development Associate - Hamilton
Company: The Bradford Group
Posted on: September 15, 2018
We are looking for a creative, self-motivated experienced professional or recent graduate for a full-time position as a Product Development Associate. But more than that, this is an exciting opportunity to take what youve learned in school and apply it to the real world. This is no boring internshipyou wont be getting coffee, making copies or stuffing envelopes. No way!
So what will you be doing?
- Learn to work within brand identities and styles to create innovative collectible figurines to be marketed through direct mail and media channels.
- Art direct designs, color, clays and final samples using Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.
- Plan, direct, track, coordinate, and produce effective products collections for a variety of well-recognized brand collectibles like Precious Moments--, Nascar--, Disney-- and much more!
- Conduct other tasks as assigned.
Do you think youre the right candidate?
You are if youre creative, have a passion for products, new and fresh ideas, a positive attitude, thrive in a team environment, welcome new challenges, and have (or had, if youve graduated) at least a 3.2 GPA, excellent design skills and an interest in creating compelling giftware/collectibles that sell! Strong design abilities and proficiency with the PC platform and software applications such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Photoshop required. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel considered a plus. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and thrive in both independent and collaborative creative environments is also a plus.
Looking for candidates to contribute to the success of the creative team with:
- * Creativity and talent
- * Strong work ethic
- * Strong time management skills
- * Organizational skills
- * Enthusiasm and positive attitude
- * Commitment
****Must be available at least 40 hours per week.
The Hamilton Collection? Sounds like a collection agency.
Well, were not. The Hamilton Collection is one of today's leading direct response marketers of high quality sculptures, figurines and motorsports memorabilia. The company has enjoyed over four decades of success and continues its mission to satisfy the increasing demand from astute collectors by bringing to market exciting and innovative product lines. Thats corporate-speak for this is a fun and interesting business thats been around a long, long time.
Hmmm, are you asking yourself, Am I eligible?
Youre eligible for this incredible opportunity to gain experience and build your portfolio if you are one of the following:
- Recent graduate with a Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts, Art History, Illustration, Product Design, Sculpture or an art related field.
- Or 1-2 years experience in product development/product design, preferably in the giftware/collectibles industry.
The Bradford Group is a world leader in direct to consumer marketing and provider of gifts, collectibles, home d--cor, and jewelry. Founded in 1973, we have an unyielding commitment to product quality and exceptional customer service which has helped us become one of the premier direct marketing companies in today's international economy.
Benefits: Our company is wholly owned by our employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at The Bradford Group, but also gain the benefits of being an owner.
We also offer: A Business Casual Work Environment, Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Onsite Cafeteria, Onsite Fitness Center, Product Discounts and more!
The Hamilton Collection/The Bradford Group is an equal opportunity employer. We offer full benefits including profit sharing, 401(k), and paid holiday and vacation pay.
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