Layout Designer & Art Coordinator
Posted: Apr 26, 2021
FiXT is seeking an experienced Layout Designer & Art Coordinator. This position will be responsible for handling text and visual layouts for album and product packaging, advertising, banners and promotional images, along with merchandise layout and design for FiXT's multiple record label divisions and 25+ artist roster members, as well as directly liaising and coordinating with other designers for original artwork designs. The position will report to FiXT's Vice President, and work closely with FiXT's Head of Merchandise and Head of A&R. Position may be performed remotely.
Must submit PORTFOLIO link with examples of layout design work.
FiXT is an internationally recognized, 100% independent artist-owned record label. FiXT's catalog of 3,000+ tracks and has garnered over 2.5 billion online streams connecting with a core audience of gamers, sci-fi enthusiasts and comic book fans. Founded in 2006, FIXT has offices in Los Angeles and Iowa, operating multiple label divisions with a combined label roster of 25 active artists and serves a worldwide fanbase of customers in over 130 countries. FiXT's music has received over 1,000 Film/TV/Video Game placements, including titles such as: Avengers: Endgame, Blade Runner 2049, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Westworld, Power Rangers, Lexus, Suicide Squad, Iron Man, Alien Covenant, Robocop, Jack Reacher, Deadpool, Lucy, Pacific Rim, PubG, Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed, Dead Rising, UFC, NFL, MLB and more.
Company Core Values:
Integrity, Trust, Work Ethic, Teamwork, Excellence, Quality, Positive Intent, Positivity, Problem Solving, Design and Aesthetics, Forward Thinking, World Class Service, DIY Attitude.
? Layout Design: Handle layout design work to create visually stunning promotional images such as advertising layouts and digital banners, with a strong emphasis on typography. Must be proficient creating visually stunning and trendy packaging and product designs (CD, Vinyl, and other similar physical product packaging items, etc..) as well as merchandise layouts. Will be responsible for taking existing album covers and original art designs and turning them into print-ready designs, handling custom modifications and adjustments to designs as necessary. Must be aware of current design trends, and understand merchandise printing processes including CMYK prints, screen-prints, DTG, and dye-sublimation prints.
? Art Coordinator: Responsible for working with internal FiXT Staff and Artists to gather design directions, specification and notes and interface with other internal or external designers or illustrators, to oversee the creation and completion of original, commissioned artwork for album/single covers, merchandise, and other creative projects.
? 3+ years professional layout design or packaging design experience
? Fluent English speaker
? High-speed internet connection (if working remotely)
? Must be trustworthy & display integrity.
? Music have a positive attitude.
? Extremely detail oriented and analytical.
? Ability to prioritize work and work accurately under pressure of deadlines.
? Tactful, confident and have strong people and communication skills.
? Ability to keep up with fast-paced workflow.
? Persistence and follow through to achieve goals.
? Pro-active learner seeking continued self & professional development.
? Ability to anticipate needs.
? Sick/Vacation Time (40hrs/year baseline)
? Holiday Pay (6 observed paid holidays each year)
? Telemedicine Health Plan (no cost to employee)
? Long Term Disability Plan (no cost to employee)
? Flex Spending Account (employer funded base, with option for employee contributions)
? Employer Paid Life Insurance Policy (no cost to employee)
? Voluntary Dental Plan (employee funded with pre-tax pay-roll deduction)
? Voluntary Vision Plan (employee funded with pre-tax pay-roll deduction)