As the Associate Creative Director for Consumer Products, you will be the tip of the spear to define the creative vision for Licensing, Publications, and Consumer Products at Bungie! You will lead the creative team to develop innovative products that inspire players, maintain brand integrity, and align with business goals. By giving clear direction and feedback, you will enable the internal team and external partners to deliver their best work. Using your expertise within the industry, you will participate directly in projects at the early stages to set the quality bar and kickstart creative ideation.
Work with the Director of Consumer Products and Creative Studios Leadership Team to define creative standards for all of Bungie’s merchandise and collectibles.
Direct the creation of Consumer Products style guides and creative assets that will be utilized by internal and external teams in a clear and effective format.
Communicate the creative vision across all the team’s members and partners.
Work with key stakeholders to ensure licensees have the necessary assets to bring merchandise offerings to life based on Film/TV, Game, and other business initiatives on a defined schedule.
Manage the resourcing of tasks through thoughtful delegation based on skill and capabilities of the broader team.
Manage relationships and creative projects with strong planning and negotiation skills to ensure deliverables stay on budget and on schedule.
Direct the design of marketing materials, catalogues, sales presentations, and tradeshow materials to support global consumer products commercial initiatives.
Understand how creative decisions impact budget and timelines and be a point of escalation and problem solving when issues in this area need to be addressed.
Previous experience leading creative teams working in consumer products or licensed merchandise.
Proven ability to drive a cohesive design vision while managing a scope that supports a healthy environment.
Ability to create and maintain a collaborative environment across multiple craft disciplines.
Level-headed approach to change management, conflict resolution and patience through the fluctuating creative development process
Excellent written communication and presentation skills, as well as advanced knowledge of Adobe CC products
Innovative creative mind that proactively seeks out new, better ways forward
Social intelligence, great interpersonal skills, and empathy for creative teams
Professional art or design experience in games, entertainment, ecommerce, or marketing
Experience with Figma
Familiarity working with multiple franchises and established IPs.
Passion for consumer products or collectibles
Familiarity with Bungie's current and past releases
Listed below is this role's base pay range. In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly). This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future. In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie.
Washington State Pay Range
Bungie employees in the U.S. also receive:
20 days of accrued time-off in the form of PTO and sabbatical days, depending on the level of the position
10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date
10 paid Bungie-observed holidays annually
One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked
International FTE employees receive competitive benefits.
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Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion.