Product Illustrator

Product Illustrator / Visual Artist

 

Dennis East International is an importer and wholesaler of giftware and home décor products located in Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts. We have an immediate opening for a full-time, year-round, in-house Product Illustrator/Visual Artist!

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist the design team in all aspects of product development
  • Create original designs, translate trends, and adapt artwork for our inline product development
  • Develop spec packs for a large variety of product mediums, including but not limited to ceramics, textiles, glass, and wood.
  • Communicate overseas with vendors and with our Hong Kong office to ensure products are executed correctly
  • Develop packaging, signs, and advertisements on an as-needed basis to support other departments in the company.
  • Collaborate with design team to layout 4 catalogs per year
  • Assist with departmental organization
  • Responsible for taking, selecting, editing, positioning and publishing photos to accompany the text of a publication (catalog) and website.

Requirements

  • Drawing, painting and design ability in both digital and mainly traditional formats.
  • Flexible and collaborative personality, with a willingness to help out and work on a large variety of projects and tasks
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite, especially in Illustrator
  • Ability to follow direction and work as a team
  • Creativity and versatility in design and problem solving
  • Ability to time-manage and juggle multiple deadlines and responsibilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest in learning all aspects of a home décor wholesale business and willingness to grow
  • Strong sense of color and typography
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and training in, Illustration, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Product Design or Textile Design.

We Offer: 

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) and Profit Sharing
  • Paid Vacations, Sick time, and Holidays
  • Employee Discount
  • Growing Company
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience

 

Please include cover letter, resume, and portfolio examples when applying to hr@deidirect.com