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Elum Job Openings

INTERESTED IN A POSITION WITH ELUM?
Here's a bit about us as a company....

At Elum we believe in celebrating life. We’re makers and doers, dreamers and collaborators, endless learners and glass-half-fullers.
We’re proud of our hand-crafted letterpress products and our award-winning design team. We work hard to maintain a culture where incredibly
talented people are encouraged to create and thrive. We believe in dance parties and gift giving, tacos, beach days and laughter. Our tight-knit team
is passionate about creating artisan paper goods, stationery and lifestyle collections that inspire everyone to create, connect and celebrate.

If you think you'd be a good fit for one of the positions below, apply now!



GRAPHIC DESIGNER with Illustration Skills

We are currently seeking a full-time on-site graphic designer with strong illustration skills. For this position, we are looking for someone who shares our passion for all things stationery, pattern, print design and letterpress. We love to bring fashion and design trends right to your desk with our innovative and unique stationery products. Illustrating unicorns, mermaids and flower patterns are a daily occurrence!


REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong typographical and technical design skills with solid knowledge of fonts and layout
  • Strong illustration skills
  • Pattern design
  • Strong color theory
  • Strong knowledge of current fashion & retail trends
  • Ability to create modern, fashion forward inspiration boards
  • EXPERT knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
  • Strong and confident idea generating skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to translate ideas both visually and verbally
  • can-do attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Professional level knowledge of all printing methods & techniques with a solid understanding of print production and design for print
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing schedules and priorities. Must complete projects under pressure in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Excellent organizational and follow through skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including copywriting and editing
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team
  • Must have impeccable attention to detail in regards to typography, file setup, organization, and color management
  • Research concepts, materials & trends
  •  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creation, design & production of retail stationery, greeting card and paper products consisting of pattern design, illustration and typographic treatments.
  • Assist in design & creation of product packaging
  • Work with an open forum design team with ability to provide thoughtful critique on artwork, as well as ability to accept critique and adjust design direction as needed.
  • Production work which includes creation of print-ready file set-up for all types of printing, preparing print specifications and proofing files.
  • Creation of design proposals using InDesign, including creating digital mock-ups of products.
  • Maintains and updates branding guides, creating new packaging solutions
  • Involved in new product concepting including stationery items, paper kits, gift wrapping products, desk accessories and seasonal stationery and gift items.
  •  

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Graphic Design
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in graphic design
  • Expert level in Mac based Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Acrobat Professional
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop
  • Possess a strong portfolio
  • Solid understanding of print production and design for print
  • Professional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Submit Resume

*Please include a link to your online portfolio


GRAPHIC DESIGNER - Contract

*This position is located in San Diego. You must be local to apply.

We are currently seeking a contract freelance on-site graphic designer. For this position, we are looking for someone who shares our passion for all things stationery, pattern, print design and letterpress. We love to bring fashion and design trends right to your desk with our innovative and unique stationery products. Illustrating unicorns, mermaids and flower patterns are a daily occurrence!


REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong typographical and technical design skills with solid knowledge of fonts and layout
  • Strong illustration skills
  • Pattern design
  • Strong color theory
  • Strong knowledge of current fashion & retail trends
  • Ability to create modern, fashion forward inspiration boards
  • EXPERT knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
  • Strong and confident idea generating skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to translate ideas both visually and verbally
  • can-do attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Professional level knowledge of all printing methods & techniques with a solid understanding of print production and design for print
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing schedules and priorities. Must complete projects under pressure in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Excellent organizational and follow through skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including copywriting and editing
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team
  • Must have impeccable attention to detail in regards to typography, file setup, organization, and color management
  • Research concepts, materials & trends
  •  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creation, design & production of retail stationery, greeting card and paper products consisting of pattern design, illustration and typographic treatments.
  • Assist in design & creation of product packaging
  • Work with an open forum design team with ability to provide thoughtful critique on artwork, as well as ability to accept critique and adjust design direction as needed.
  • Production work which includes creation of print-ready file set-up for all types of printing, preparing print specifications and proofing files.
  • Creation of design proposals using InDesign, including creating digital mock-ups of products.
  • Maintains and updates branding guides, creating new packaging solutions
  • Involved in new product concepting including stationery items, paper kits, gift wrapping products, desk accessories and seasonal stationery and gift items.
  •  

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Graphic Design
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in graphic design
  • Expert level in Mac based Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Acrobat Professional
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop
  • Possess a strong portfolio
  • Solid understanding of print production and design for print
  • Professional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Submit Resume

*Please include a link to your online portfolio


LETTERPRESS OPERATOR

We are currently seeking an extraordinarily talented letterpress craftsman to run Heidelberg Windmill and Cylinder Press. Must be extremely detail oriented and have a drive to achieve printed perfection.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Prior experience running Heidelberg Windmills and/or Cylinder Press.
  • Positioning/registering steel backed printing plates on magnetic base.
  • Adjusting packing on press.
  • Adjusting ink according to job specifications and desired output.
  • Job scheduling and management experience is a plus.
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RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Read job order and prepare job for press.
  • Mix inks for print jobs.
  • Run print jobs.
  • Perform press-checks with design team.
  • Perform daily maintenance on machines.
  • Ability to fix and repair machines.

Submit Resume