Toy Designer – Graphics and characters
Do you have a keen interest in the LEGO Group’s products? And would you like to be part of the team responsible for creating the LEGO characters and product graphics on LEGO Models from start to finish?
We are looking for Graphic Designers to work with our different themes. You will take part in the development of graphics for one of our product lines and you will join a group of 38 dedicated Graphic and Material Designers at the heart of the organisation in Billund, Denmark where all LEGO Models sold worldwide are created.
As Graphic Designer, you will be responsible for developing characters, decorations and stickers for models, from ideation to final technical drawings. You job will be to create all graphic work in vector format and finalising it for production. An important aspect of your daily work is to eagerly maintain the LEGO Group’s graphic identity within the LEGO products.
Throughout the development of product graphics, you work in close cooperation with a vast variety of departments with many different stakeholders, such as creative leaders and model designers as well as project managers, project coordinators, processing drivers, external partners, etc.
In addition, you will contribute with visualisation of your own and others’ ideas at a highly professional level in connection with concept development work for a couple of times each year.
It is important that you are passionate about designing for our different target groups – girls and boys.
Ideally your areas of interest include some of the following: vehicle decorations, character design or current pop culture trends for boys and for girls.
You are an experienced illustrator and master several different styles, both with your excellent freehand sketching and professional rendering skills.
You are an experienced user of Adobe Illustrator. Joining our team, it is essential that you are a team player as you will be seated in an open project environment. At the same time, you are able to work independently, structure your work day, and manage and plan your own time and deadlines in detail.
You thrive in an informal, innovative, and international environment where you will meet lots of variety in your daily work, requiring both a creative and technical mindset.
As you will be working in an international environment, spoken and written English is a prerequisite.
The graphics for the products will be printed with Pad and Spray paint, where Stickers and Foils will be decorated with Flexo print. Any knowledge within prepress for these areas will be valuable but is not a prerequisite for the position.
Bringing it to life
“In this role, you will have the chance to make your graphics come alive in the LEGO box, as you will play an instrumental role in ensuring and developing the LEGO Products. Here we literally put the smiles on the faces!” says Zina Kranck, Design Director
In the LEGO Group, we succeed together, and you will be part of a global family where you can use your creativity and enjoy a fun working environment. We look forward to receiving your application. Please remember to attach your cover letter and a current CV in English. Moreover, you must enclose copy of your portfolio incl. hand sketches of characters & logos and at least one finalized in vector graphics. Links to home pages will not be considered enough. This position was posted 31-08-2018 and deadline for application is 19th September. Right after this date we take candidates into the recruitment process.