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Men's Apparel Graphics Designer

Job title: Men's Apparel Graphics Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Beaverton
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 412545
Contact name: Adrienne Salzwedel-Bass
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

24 Seven is partnering with the most recognizable sportswear brand to find an apparel graphics designer to join their team. 

Duties:

Product Design

  • Uses advanced design skills to create original graphic and/or textile designs that appropriately reflect client's design ethos.
  • Effectively uses computerized systems in design process.

Prototype Creation

  • Provides appropriate materials to designers, developers, account managers, and/or graphic separators for the creation of separations, embroidery, and trims.
  • For textiles, produces textile repeats for production purposes.

 

Process/Timeline

  • Works with design management and category team members in design, development, and merchandising to ensure feasibility of designs, meeting price points, merchandising needs, product creation dates/gates are met, design tools are effectively utilized, and cross- functional teamwork occurs as appropriate.

Communication

  • Communicates and presents design concepts; produces presentation materials in conjunction with design and category teams that effectively communicate the concept behind the line for internal and external audiences.

Skill/Knowledge Development

  • Builds awareness of current trends, color, technology, and sports-related products through research and travel.
  • Participates in activities that increase understanding and working knowledge of products, product lines, product development process, commercialization process, and the specific markets in which the client does business.
  • Mentors more junior designers.

 

Skills:

  • 6 plus years of progressively technically sophisticated graphic design experience.
  • Proven ability to apply and perform graphic design skills, including drawing/sketching, typography, ideation, color theory, use of texture, spacing, and scale, visual presentation development and layout that is supported by a portfolio of non-computer-based creative art and graphic design.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to trends influencing design in general, and the athletic industry specifically.
  • Demonstrated high level of expertise using graphic design software.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in local market language, including meeting facilitation and presentations.
  • Ability to clearly articulate goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff, share ideas and develop effective responses.
  • Proven ability to work in a rapidly changing, high-growth environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing work priorities, demands, and changes.
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