Designer Assistant

Glendale, CA

Onsite  -  Niche  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 23-72112

Title: Designer Assistant 
Duration: 3+ month contract 
Compensation: $30+/hr 
Experience: 1+ year in creative design
Requirement: USC OR GCH only. W2 Contract. 

If interested please apply directly or email resume to 

The designer assistant is responsible for the day-to-day product review of licensed products for an area and/or specific category from concept through production working with internal teams and licensees. They will collaborate with internal and external partners to ensure the highest quality, consumer focused, trend-right product lines across all channels of distribution (licensing, and flex business models) that build brand equity and meet financial targets.


  • Manage and execute licensed product approvals through online systems and collaborative approval meetings, ensuring high quality standards in character execution, in-depth storytelling, color, material, form and function while maximizing profitability
  • Deliver creative feedback externally to drive and inspire creative direction on product clearly and in a concise manner to streamline communication with licensee
  • Collaborate with internal partners (Creative Design, Licensing Commercialization, BERGs, CBM, Legal, Business Affairs, Product Integrity, BPM, Public Affairs, D&I teams, Cultural Consultants) and external partners (Studios & Disney Channel Content Providers, Games, Publishing, WDI, Licensees, DTR Partners) to review and approve all products
  • Collaborate with the greater product design and creative teams to drive up-front trends, overall creative direction and identify future areas of growth within the franchise and across product categories, including the preparation of custom design tools, POV boards, and Activation Kits
  • Collaborate with Global Product Design teams
  • Monitor competitors, product innovation and market dynamics
  • Multi-task and prioritize multiple design projects, running simultaneously with varying levels of complexity

Basic Qualification:

  • Manage high volume product approvals and work to build process efficiencies throughout product offerings
  • Become knowledgeable of the internal creative database to provide guidance in collecting and confirming usage of assets by licensees
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field (e.g. industrial design, toy design, graphic design, fashion design)
  • 1+ years of experience
  • Strong knowledge in softlines categories (raw materials, textiles, print, pattern, graphic composition, manufacturing)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong product design skills (e.g. sketching, creative application and manipulation of art, final mechanical art, fabric and trim identification)
  • Strong computer software skills (e.g. MS Office, Photoshop, Illustrator)

Our benefits package includes:(EXCLUDE on perm placements)

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • and much more!


About INSPYR Solutions:

As a leading information technology partner, we connect top IT talent with our clients to provide innovative business solutions through our IT Staffing, Professional Services, and Infrastructure Solutions divisions. We understand and value the unique needs of highly-skilled information technology professionals in the industry and always strive to stay above the curve. Our company was founded on the following core values: Be the Best, Understand the Urgency, Never Ever Give Up, Have the Courage to Excel, and Make a Contribution. We take pride in our business model and strive to create a positive workplace environment through an exemplary culture.

INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


Glendale, CA