Associate Designer in Egg Harbor Township, NJ at Spencer's

Date Posted: 10/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Come work with us at Spencer's & Spirit Halloween, where you’ll be working with the best and brightest colleagues as you help us deliver the most fun experience and product possible to our guests. We’re fast-paced and take our work seriously, but we always have a good laugh at the end of the day. Walk through our stores or the halls of our corporate office and you’ll see firsthand that we’re laidback and irreverent. We’re firm believers in being true to YOU, so tattoos and piercings are as common as water cooler convos.  Whether it’s critiquing our new exclusive costumes or quality testing newly implemented software technology, our teams understand the importance of working collaboratively to challenge status quo and achieve our goals. We keep pushing ourselves to go above and beyond and are looking for top talent to become a part of our team!

CHECK OUT OUR BENEFITS!
• Competitive salary & incentive opportunity
• Career advancement
• Comprehensive benefits package including Vacation/Sick/Personal/Holiday
• Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability/Life and AD&D insurance, Tuition Reimbursement & 401k for eligible associates
• 30% discount on merchandise  





POSITION SUMMARY


This position will design costumes and accessories for propriety merchandise.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  



  • Create and/or assist in the development children, tween and adult costumes and accessories.

  • Illustrate, spec and work with production team to execute costumes at overseas vendors. 

  • Work with merchandise team and/or vendors on concepts.


Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED



  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Apparel Design & Production or Costume Design from four-year college or university; and minimum of five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. This includes Microsoft Office software. Also, Design Programs, including Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

  • Passion for Halloween.

  • Technical skills in Design Programs, including Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with industry professionals.

  • Diverse knowledge of popular culture.

  • Ability to travel overseas as needed and hold a valid passport.