Sideshow, a Ventura County-based collectibles company, with sustained growth, is seeking a Marketing Designer responsible for providing a variety of graphic arts and marketing materials. The ideal candidate has excellent design sense combined with the ability to create and publish various forms of marketing assets. 

 

Required Skills 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Graphic Design, Digital Media) 
  • Strong online marketing specific design portfolio (Email Marketing, Social Media Graphics, Online Advertisements, etc.) 
  • 2-5 years design experience preferred. 
  • Ability to work independently to achieve fast paced deadlines. 
  • Ability to collaborate with a team of designers and marketers to meet project goals. 
  • Ability to welcome criticism and willingness to restart, redo or adjust projects. 
  • Must be able to productively function in a creative and sometimes distracting work environment.  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including proactively asking questions and alerting management to challenges. 
  • Strong personal planning and organizational skills. 
  • Comfort with last minute changes and quick project turnarounds. 
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and other elements of the Adobe Creative Suite. 
  • Expert Mac OS/Apple computer skills required. 
  • Expert and demonstratable photo manipulation and retouching skills required.  
  • Significant skills related to masking objects from complex backgrounds in a quick manner.  
  • Ability to understand color, compositions, and lighting to create realistic environments from stock imagery.  

 

Desired Skills 

  • Expert skills with Adobe Suite Products. 
  • Experience with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social platforms. 
  • Experience with Basecamp or other project management software usage. 
  • Pop Culture knowledge is required for this position, defined as a general and executable understanding of popular films, television, comics and other media, from the 80’s through present.  
  • Willingness to Let Your Geek Sideshow! 

 

Details 

  • Full-time position with benefits. (401k, Profit Sharing Plan) 
  • Short-term telecommuting. With an eventual transition to work in our Thousand Oaks, CA headquarters. 
  • Applicants will undergo background, credit and security check. 
  • Relocation assistance is NOT available. 
  • References Required. 
  • Applicants will undergo a marketing portfolio review and testing session. 
  • Submit 2-4 samples of marketing design pieces with your résumé. 
  • JPG format, each file must be less than 5mb. 

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