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Production Artist (Apparel) | Contract to Hire | Philadelphia

Position: Production Artist (Apparel)
Location: Philadelphia, PA 
Status: 2 month contract-to-hire
Starts: ASAP
Rate: Depends on Experience (targeting $20-35/hr, DOE)

Our fashion client is seeking a Production Designer on a contract-to-hire basis.

Position Overview: You will report into the Director of Apparel Design and Development and work in Photoshop and Illustrator to take existing graphics and iterate them across multiple lines (approx 155).

Responsibilities:

  • Work in Photoshop and Illustrator to take existing graphics and iterate them across multiple lines (approx 155).
  • Assist in the layout and production of a catalog working in InDesign (200+ pages).
  • Create clean production art files, design multiple conversions, manage proofing and  approvals/revisions, and sales board creation.
  • Convert graphics into multiple teams and create clean production files to be used for decorating apparel, for both printable graphics and cut and sew styles.
  • Study layouts, recipes of proposed concept, and acquire all related materials to make each design successful.
  • Manage the submittal process, approvals and any necessary revisions.
  • Work alongside Design and Production Art teams to ensure all art and tech packs meet creative intent and adhere to League standards.  
  • Proofread formats for errors and must be able to trouble shoot art/print issues and resolve immediately.
  • Communicate with screen printers to endure product quality and accuracy.
  • Support Management teams with developing new relationships with screen print facilities.
  • Assist with development to guarantee print quality and execution are in accordance with brand  standards.
  • Work closely with Sales and Merchandising on all new smu graphic requests.
  • Create Sales boards/tools as needed. ?

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic or Fashion Design Related Field
  • Approximately 4-8 years industry tested graphic design experience
  • Must possess demonstrated proficiency of MAC and all applicable programs including Adobe Creative Suite programs - please be a PRO in the Adobe Creative Suite and be able to work quickly in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with minimal errors.
  • Strong sense of color and an understanding of screen print production
  • Detail oriented with strong communication and organizational skills Highly detailed, organized and motivated  -excellent attention to detail and clean file versioning and set up for final print is essential to your success.
  • Strong composition and typographic skills
  • Ability to work as part of a larger, fast-paced team
  • Requires minimal direction and can work independently
  • Self motivated and multi-task oriented ?
  • Must be able to proactively identify problems and develop solutions
  • Able to respond quickly to multiple projects and deadlines with strong time management skills.
  • Domestic travel may be required.


If you are qualified for this opportunity please forward your resume and portfolio today!