Illustrator/Designer - Emerging Brands

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by Fanatics, Inc.

Tampa, FL 33601
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


Illustrator/Designer - Emerging Brands

Fanatics is seeking passionate and driven individuals to spearhead our league initiatives to create professional designs and material that enhance apparel collections through visual storytelling . We seek designers with a strong understanding of brand identity, color, graphic design, and basic production art techniques.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for designing creative graphic artwork for various licenses including (but not limited to) NASCAR, UFC, Harley-Davidson, Disney, Marvel with a strong focus on high-end, illustrative graphics
  • Must know which types of designs will work best for different decoration techniques such as: screen print, direct to garment, transfers, embroidery, etc.
  • Strong application of expert typography skills
  • Use knowledge about trends, consumer insights, new opportunities, and competition to influence your design aesthetic
  • Demonstrate expert-level knowledge of color theory, concept development and branding
  • Confidently share fresh perspectives that will enhance creativity and promote new ideas
  • Partner with the Operations team on new graphic placements and applications such as: foils, new inks, etc.


Minimum Requirements

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in a Graphic Designer/Illustrator position
  • (REQUIRED) Must provide a strong professional portfolio showcasing a wide range of design skills/abilities
  • Expert level knowledge using Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Advanced skills in typography
  • Strong knowledge of color theory and production art techniques
  • Intermediate level use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity working within project management systems
  • Working understanding of Screen Printing and Direct-To-Garment processes
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; should be able to deliver ideas and decisions in a professional manner
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must be able to work effectively and cross-functionally across all teams and departments
  • Passion for great product and design.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changes and competing agendas
  • Can manage projects individually or as a part of a team.
  • Results driven and solutions focused


Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Arts or a related field
  • Knowledgeable on Motorsports and racing a plus
  • Familiarity with peripheral Adobe programs such as Acrobat and InDesign


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Usual office environment with frequent and extended periods of time spent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing. Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery. Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.



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