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burton + BURTON®, the nation's largest balloon and coordinating gift distributor, has the following employment opportunities available:

Posted 10/21/2014:

ILLUSTRATION ARTIST

Essential Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Designing artwork,
  • Making modifications to existing artwork, and
  • Creating mechanicals for trendy and fashionable products for the gift industry
  • May require some international travel

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Must have a BA degree in art or design, or a minimum of two years' experience specializing in illustration
  • Requires broad knowledge and understanding of graphic/fine art standards
  • Must have highly developed skills in both Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator on a MAC platform
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce precise, accurate, and vendor-ready art boards in a timely and efficient manner
  • Must have a current portfolio to be viewed if interviewed for position

ASSISTANT BUYER

Trains with an experienced buyer to learn and manage the process of bringing a product from conception to the marketplace.

Essential Responsibilities include:

  • Assists in product life cycle from conception to the marketplace
  • Maintenance of computerized product records
  • Product quality control; maintenance/shelving of product samples
  • Ensures appropriate product inventory levels are maintained
  • Monitors internal processes for efficiency and validity
  • Works with various internal departments
  • Traveling as needed within the U.S. and Asia

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Purchasing or Project management experience a plus
  • Employment history proving strong analytical/critical thinking skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, continually changing environment
  • Self-starter, highly motivated

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Please submit resumes to Connie Blackwell, HR Director, at cblackwell@burtonandburton.com

burton + BURTON® is a DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

 Full time positions at burton + BURTON® offer:

  • Generous company contribution towards medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Paid vacation, personal/sick leave, and holidays
  • Childcare subsidy
  • 401(k)/Profit Sharing plan

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