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Image Artist

Job title: Image Artist
Contract type: Freelance
Discipline: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 407922
Contact name: Rianne McDonough
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our global footwear and apparel client is hiring a Image Artist on a 12 month contract that is likely to extend and could lead to fulltime opportunities. This is a remote opportunity until it is safe to go back on site which at that point will be required. This position is eligible for benefits and sick time.

Illustration

- Creates and maintains apparel, accessory, and other illustrations to our clients standards for accuracy, detail, and organization.

- May include scanning and color-blocking design sketches or illustrating directly in the computer.

- Distributes images for use in the Product Engine process and for use in sales tools (catalogs). Meets production deadlines for regional contribution to the relevant apparel image bank.

Page Layout

- Creates documents to support the commercialization of apparel: Visual line plan, category concept sheets, silhouette line art pages, flows plans, schematics and merchandising pages. Combines illustrations, text, product data, photos, and graphics as needed.

- Works with category team to define and produce product image collections in both printed and electronic formats.

- Meets deadlines for creation and distribution of documents to matrix partners. Understands and follows our clients standards for document structure and layout.

- Process Management. Balances resources with demands and communicates plans with Product Line Managers, Product Designers, Graphic Designers, Developers, and global/regional partners.

- Works with Sales Tool Production Art Coordinator or category team on seasonal calendar planning to ensure that production deadlines meet the needs for development of sales tools.

- Reviews product status, project status, approval requirements and production deadlines with matrix partners.

- May monitor and manage workload for Production Artists within the assigned category or business unit.

Design Support

- Provides categorical support to designers (Product and Graphic).

- Includes assembly, production, maintenance and organization of seasonal presentation materials.

Research and Development

- Keeps abreast of current technology and industry standard tools for illustration and page layout, new media and new standards for production art.

-Advises IT partners on technology requirements.

- Supports testing and implementation of new tools and processes.

Skills:

- Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible experience in production art using Adobe Creative Suite.

- Effective verbal and written communication skills in local market language, including presentations.

- Ability to clearly articulate policies and instructions.

- Proficient information seeking skills and drive for results.

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