Jr. Apparel Graphic Designer

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by Quiksilver

Huntington Beach, CA 92605
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


SUMMARY:
Contribute to the design of printable graphics for our apparel and footwear, as briefed in by global creative direction, delivering on specific account/channel/consumer needs to create channel segmentation and account differentiation. Contribute to overall design intent and art creation for the seasonal ranges.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create graphics for the printable categories for the Boardriders' brands regionally
  • Execute prints, graphics and art inline with the vision for Boardriders' apparel and footwear global seasonal direction.
  • Build and engineer yardage patterns in repeat and full tech to apply across all categories of the range, and in format for all regional and external M&D team members to apply to their specific needs
  • Help to develop seasonal ranges including tech design / bom / color / visual line planning
  • Design / Create into identified opportunities as architected in the range as well as bring consumer relevant ideas and concepts to the table
  • Design into targeted price-points, categories and silhouettes in accordance margin requirements
  • Work closely with development in reviewing prototypes, strike offs, and submits for approval for all categories from design concept to production
  • Ensure that all design, artwork, prints, and fabrics for sourcing are sent in correct format with all correct information to suppliers
  • Work with development and technical design to ensure that all information on Line Plan, PLM, and catalog, are all correct and up to date
  • Assist in PLM management including style set-up for all styles and trims by creating and maintaining BOM's, updating style information and changes as necessary, all sample comments, and approvals
  • Identifying and executing color pallet / combinations, print, graphic and art opportunities resulting in increased revenue and sell-through for the brand


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/EDUCATION:

  • Degree in graphic design / fine arts preferred
  • 2+ years in apparel graphic design, including textile design, with strong working knowledge of product design / creation / development
  • Ability to create and implement brand right / consumer relevant prints, art and graphics
  • Ability to identify key marketplace trends and opportunities that are consistent with brand values and design aesthetic
  • Knowledge of product development process / calendar / timelines
  • Must be able to multi task and work in fast paced environment
  • Must be proactive with a solution / result oriented attitude
  • Must have excellent communication and follow through skills
  • Must be highly organized and detailed oriented
  • Ability to help design and develop compelling product that meets the required brand aesthetic, calendar timelines.
  • Effective communication with internal teams and vendors/partners to insure timely delivery of accurate / quality product.
  • Design and product development knowledge across accessory and footwear categories
  • Knowledge of product development calendar, timelines, and deliverables
  • Must be MAC computer literate in Applications - Adobe Illustrator, Word, and Excel

Reference: 561336878

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