License Approvals Coordinator

Job Title:  License Approvals Coordinator
Ripple Junction Design is a top Licensee of over 70 popular TV, movie, and pop culture licenses including The Big Bang Theory, The Hangover, The Goonies, and Grateful Dead.   Our in-house design staff creates T-shirt and apparel designs, as well as accessories and seasonal merchandise.  We work with familiar licensors such as Warner Bros., MTV, NBC Universal, and Fox.  
We are seeking an organized candidate with exceptional verbal and written communication skills to coordinate the approvals submissions for the designs generated by our art department. 
Candidates must have a teamwork attitude and the willingness to accept accountability for facilitating the requirements of our Licensors. 
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: 
  • Facilitate Ripple Junction’s design concepts through the licensor approvals process, including concept submissions, pre-production submissions, contractual sample submissions, legal requirements, general correspondence with licensor, and specific art requests for licensor.
  • Fill out submission forms and/or online submissions required for Licensor approval.
  • Communicate with Sales, Purchasing and Art departments in order to prioritize approvals submissions with our various Licensors.
  • Track status of the submissions daily, and alert other departments of updated status when necessary.
  • Build and maintain strong Licensor relationships.
  • Monitor Licensor needs and requests.
  • Ensure that our designs and packaging are adhering to the various Licensor requirements, including legal, packaging, and contractual requirements
  • Request new art assets when needed.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Excel and Word on PC Platform.  Experience with online approval and asset management sites a plus.
  • Must be able to effectively manage tight deadlines.
  • The ability to be self-sufficient in managing projects and successfully meeting tight deadlines.
  • Experience working with licensors is a plus.
This position offers the opportunity for professional growth, competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, holidays and a company matched 401k, all in a fast-paced and fun work environment.
No relocation expenses will be paid in conjunction with this open position.
Interested candidates should submit resume and compensation requirements to:
https://rippletest.wufoo.com/forms/license-approvals-coordinator/