Overview

VISUAL ARTIST OPPORTUNITY

Seeking a visual artist to work in our Product Development department. burton+BURTON is the world s largest all-occasion wholesaler, and a top ten employer, focusing on balloons, floral supplies, coordinating gifts and home décor, located minutes from downtown Athens, GA. This is a regular, full-time position, not a freelance or remote opportunity, working daily on-site within our Creative Art Department.

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Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting research to understand company objectives, target markets, and industry trends to develop innovative and trending product designs.
  • Conceptualizing and designing marketable, trend-right artwork for balloon images, gift and home décor products.
  • Making modifications to existing artwork as suggested through peer and management critique; creating mechanicals.
  • Potential for domestic and international travel.

Specific skills:

  • Must be well-versed with working with a variety of mediums: gouache, watercolor, acrylic, digital, etc.; calligraphy and hand lettering ability.
  • Possess broad knowledge and understanding of graphic/fine art standards; ability to create innovative, forward-thinking designs to attract customers.
  • Highly developed skills in both Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator on a MAC platform; proficiency with digital design software.
  • Has a strong sense and understanding of color theory, design principles, and typography.
  • Can produce precise, accurate and vendor-ready art boards in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak clearly in English; proficient with desktop/laptop/tablet computers and MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Preferred Education: Bachelor s degree required, specifically in a creative field

We offer a competitive pay and benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision, company-paid & voluntary life, short-term & long-term disability, hospital indemnity, accident, critical illness and cancer benefits
  • Paid time off, sick leave, and holidays
  • 401(k)/profit sharing plan
  • Childcare subsidy up to $5000/year

Please send resume with online portfolio showcasing talent and artistic style when applying