Fanatics is the ultimate one-stop sports fan destination that ignites and harnesses the passion of fans and maximizes the presence and reach for preeminent sports partners globally. Leveraging long-standing, often exclusive relationships with more than 900 sports properties, a database of more than 90 million consumers worldwide and a trusted brand name, Fanatics is furthering its innovation across the sports landscape by building the leading global digital sports platform, complete with offerings including e-commerce and licensed merchandise, physical and digital trading cards and collectibles, and online sports betting and iGaming.

The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Fanatics Collectibles, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end physical and digital collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform.

As a market leader with more than 10,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.

At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.

The Editor is responsible for end-to-end editorial process on assigned projects. This role partners closely with Brand, Design, and Operations teams to create compelling and innovative trading card and sticker products for Topps International. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Pre-Production.

Editorial Responsibilities

  • Select, assign, and crop high-quality, design-appropriate photographic images for retouching and production 
  • Develop text and statistics-orientedcontent for collectible trading cards and sticker albums 
  • Build and manage subject list in partnership with brand team 
  • Review proofs for accuracy and integrity 

Operational Responsibilities

  • Manage internal and external content providers 
  • Work with external photo retouching and prepress vendors throughout production, correction, and imposition cycles 
  • Create and maintain pre-press budgets 
  • Master internal Content Management Platforms 
  • Partner with project management team to create and execute on prepress schedules 

Product Development Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Brand and Design teams to help develop themes and looks for assigned projects 
  • Participate in and contribute to Product Review and brainstorming sessions for upcoming production cycles 

Skills And Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field preferred 
  • Excellent in-depth knowledge of professional sports, historic and current; particularly Bundesliga, UEFA Champions League, Europa League, EUROS and Nations League 
  • Recognition of player likenesses, past and present 
  • Understanding of licensor style guides, uniforms, colors, logos, and markings 
  • Basic knowledge of graphic design, photographic principles, and print production 
  • Ability to work under pressure, meeting tight deadlines on multiple projects 
  • Organized and attentive to detail 

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