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Design Team Calls | The Crafter’s Workshop, Ruby Rock-It

It’s the season of hopes and dreams for industry designers, as the design team calls keep rolling in! Here’s the latest two design team calls to come around.
Ruby Rock-It has a call due on March 20th for a 6 month Creative Team term that will start on April 1st. The call requires submitting three Ruby Rock-It projects and (like many recent calls) places an emphasis on the importance of social media presence. Team members will be required to complete 3 projects per month and will receive quarterly allocations of free product.

The Crafter’s Workshop has a call due on March 25th for a one year term on their design team. The term begins on May 1st, and requires 2-3 projects per month. Social media activity, good photography, magazine submissions, and linking to TCW and its partner companies are among the company’s desired priorities for its team according to the call. Team members receive product, endorsement fees for publications, and an opportunity to attend Stencil U.

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Update | CHA, Kerri Bradford, New Calls, & More!

Lots of news has been happening, so it’s time for another Update column already! Let’s take a look at all of the industry happenings!

Popular designer Kerri Bradford has made an announcement about a big new addition to her online store’s product line: stamps.

Kerri_Bradford_stampsBradford has long been known for her design work for Creating Keepsakes and for designing several Project Life editions, as well as for both Cricut and Silhouette. Her online store is a popular source of “clean and simple” style digital supplies and cut files, and she is now adding a small release of stamps to the line as well. The stamp line is designed for scrapbookers, and is in Bradford’s signature clean style. Continue Reading →

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It’s Design Team Call Season!

In NASCAR they call it “silly season” – that time of year where everyone plays musical chairs to new teams and new jobs. The scrapbook industry has its own version of silly season – that relatively quiet time after the big annual shows when companies line up their design talent for the next year.

Many new teams have been posted in the past week or so but some calls are still open. Here’s a round-up!

BELLA_BLVD_DT-CallBella Blvd – Deadline: 2/24 Continue Reading →

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Design Team Call | Hip Kit Club

For our readers’ convenience, Scrapbook Update now publishes the full text of design team calls, with the company name and deadline in the header!

To see a page listing all of these published calls, visit the Design Team Calls category of Scrapbook Update.

Announcing our 2015 Hip Kit Club Design Team Call!

Hip Kit Club logo

Do you love scrapbooking and creating projects with an eclectic mix of amazing products from various manufacturers? Are you a team player that enjoys working alongside other creative individuals?  Do you actively communicate via social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube?  Do you have an active blog?  Are you willing to share your work and promote our Hip Kit Club on various forms of social media?  Do you have a specific style that would be a good fit for our Hip Kit Club? Then we want to hear from you! Continue Reading →

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Jobs | Craft Designer – Ellison (Lake Forest, CA)

For our readers’ convenience, Scrapbook Update publishes industry job listings in our main feed, with the company name in the header (usually)! To see a page listing all of these published jobs for easy reference, visit the Jobs category page of Scrapbook Update.

FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (10/29/2014)

Company: Ellison Educational Equipment, Inc.

Location: Lake Forest, California (this position is located in Lake Forest, California only)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Creates production ready 3-D art for Sizzix and Ellison product lines

• Applies current and relevant embellishment techniques and applications to finished projects

• Provides finished project examples for catalogs, packaging, websites, blogs, workshops and advertising

• Designs eye-catching vignettes for trade shows that convey the theme of look and feel of a particular artist’s vision

or product line application

• Executes booth layouts by shopping for props and accessories to make products look the best Continue Reading →

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Jobs | Scrapbooker/Crafter – American Crafts (Lindon, UT)

For our readers’ convenience, Scrapbook Update publishes industry job listings in our main feed, with the company name in the header (usually)! To see a page listing all of these published jobs for easy reference, visit the Jobs category page of Scrapbook Update.

Scrapbooker/Crafter

Job Description

American Crafts is a scrapbooking and crafting supply company in Lindon, Utah. American Crafts sells to big box retailers and independent stores, both nationally and internationally. The company seeks a talented person to fill a mid-level Scrapbooker/Crafter position. The Scrapbooker/Crafter works closely with other Scrapbooker/Crafters, the Marketing team and In-House Designers to make creative samples for packaging and catalogs. The Scrapbooker/Crafter also offers perspective during the product design process to ensure products have the appeal and usefulness required to make them successful. Continue Reading →

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