Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is the world's most popular anime brand. We’re an international business focused on creating both online and offline experiences for anime fans, through content (licensed, co-produced, and originals), merchandise, events, gaming, news, and more.  

About the position:

Are you ready to create unique graphic assets and event experiences that capture the imagination of our audience, to see your designs on numerous digital platforms, at conventions, on building takeovers, billboards, apparel and the myriad print and digital collaterals? Do you love bringing brands to life? We have the perfect opportunity for you. We’re looking for an experienced senior graphic designer to join our in-house Design team and work cross-functionally with stakeholders to bring concepts to reality! This is a contract to hire position.

Location: San Francisco

Our headquarters is located in downtown San Francisco, where our group of cross-functional experts assemble to create experiences for Crunchyroll and VRV’s passionate communities.

About You:
We are seeking a talented Senior Graphic Designer to join our creative team. This role will be responsible for managing the concepting, design, and production of numerous graphic assets for print, events, and digital assets. We are looking for someone who possesses a solid work ethic, understands design across multiple applications, pushes the boundaries within a graphic system, and who, most of all, is passionate about design and creating one-of-a-kind experiences.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record that focuses on bringing innovative ideas to life in pixel-perfect format. You’ll be responsible for the ideation and execution of design solutions on various platforms, from websites, event collaterals, life-cycle and paid-media marketing assets to print collaterals, presentations decks, and style guides.

  • Successful track record of end-to-end large-scale project management with multiple stakeholders across various touch points
  • Experience working cross-functionally with internal and external partners, building consensus on goals and objectives
  • Experience with events/conventions and licensed key art is a plus
  • A creative thinker, you are able to work within brand guidelines to keep brand integrity while generating original ideas to expand the brand
  • Strong communication and presentation skills are essential. Must have the ability to present information and ideas clearly
  • Comfortable presenting designs and strategies to stakeholders and teammates
  • Flexible and resourceful, you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and are solution-focussed
  • Strong attention to detail, strong organizational, and project management skills a must
  • Understanding of print and digital assets best practices
  • Ability to integrate feedback and work on various projects simultaneously
  • A respect for fandoms and the importance of community-building is a plus
  • An interest in pop culture, anime, media, and/or entertainment strongly preferred

A day in the life of our marketing team:

  • As part of the Design team, you are proactive and work cross-functionally with several groups, such as Marketing, Games, and Events
  • Innovative as well as very hands-on, you supervise, execute, and collaborate on the concepting, design, and production of projects
  • You work with the Design team and its stakeholders, presenting graphics, creative rationale, and design style for approval before proceeding with production
  • You get to develop a graphic system that will be implemented on tentpole events
  • You create graphic systems style guides to share with other teams
  • You maintain a consistently productive approach throughout a project’s process and give regular updates to key stakeholders
  • You delegate when necessary and develop timelines on all high-volume projects you share with the teams involved

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Graphic design or related discipline preferred
  • A minimum of 7+ years of design experience designing for entertainment, gaming, or lifestyle brands
  • Demonstrated ability to develop conceptual visual ideas and execute against them to create solutions in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • Expert at the Adobe Creative suite. Google suite knowledge a plus

Benefits and Perks: San Francisco Office

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Employer paid commuter benefit
  • On-site gym, showers, yoga, and wellness classes
  • Support program for new parents
  • Catered lunch and dinner 4 days per week
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Pet friendly - pet insurance and dog friendly office

Ellation

What’s with the name, Ellation? We’re all a cast of characters that get passion and strive to celebrate fandom in all its forms. So we’re building a collection of destinations (a constellation, if you will) that connect people with their passions. Each day, we work to achieve complete fan elation (our vision), starting with popular subscription-video-on-demand brands, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, and VRV. Our team spans across San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Chișinău, and Tokyo to develop the product, design, engineering, marketing, and content that brings our communities of fans together.

Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is the world's most popular anime brand. We’re an international business focused on creating both online and offline experiences for anime fans, through content (licensed, co-produced, and originals), merchandise, events, gaming, news, and more.  

Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth is the entertainment company for gamers. A pioneer in digital entertainment, we’ve spent 16 years fostering a passionate worldwide community around original western-style anime, animation, podcasts, gaming personalities, and comedy content. Rooster Teeth’s diversified business encompasses subscription video, live events, merchandise, brand integrations, licensed studio productions, game development, and more.

VRV

VRV is a collection of fandom brands on a unified platform and includes Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Viacom’s NickSplat, and more. Our community connects through immersive content experiences in a digitally-driven environment via bundled subscription, a la carte subscription, or ad-supported options.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Ellation. Pursuant to applicable law, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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