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Production Artist for Apparel

Job title: Production Artist for Apparel
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Easton
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $27.00/hr
Reference: 473796
Contact name: Casey Broday

Job description

Technical Artist/ Production Artist 
Duration: 8 months
Pay Rate: $27.00/hr
Onsite in Easton, PA
35 hours/week

This is your chance to work with a company dedicated to the love of sports. You'll be working on jersey designs. 

In this role, you'll be working on thousands of pieces of artwork. Attention to detail and organization is a must! 

It is a requirement to have professional Adobe Illustrator experience with vector based artwork. 

The production artist will be responsible for replicating template-based designs with high attention to detail to ensure that all brand guidelines are met and accurate. Advanced Data, Graphic and Font replication experience needed to maintain aesthetic for Sports licensed business groups. Illustrator and Photoshop skills necessary to ensure graphic design integrity and maintain product quality. This position will also work with the graphic designer to gain knowledge about processes and conceptual thinking. This is a fast paced, exciting work environment where you will work with a passionate team, producing quality graphic apparel.

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Supports and partners with internal creative department to replicate apparel design templates
•    Builds call-out lists that detail specific template attributes necessary for replication (i.e. font size, position and layout, color, abbreviations)
•    Maintains design templates and processes to meet production goals
•    Sends out comps for design and merchandising concept approval
•    Must maintain the aesthetic integrity of replicated fonts and detailed graphics for our licensed partners
•    Occasionally edits graphics/images to ensure it meets company standards
•    Responsible for color matching product across multiple product categories

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
•    Associate degree in Arts or related field or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience, 2+ years of experience in retail or wholesale a plus.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
•    Must have intermediate level experience with Adobe Illustrator
•    Functional computer skills and familiarity with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•    Exceptional attention to detail
•    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•    Familiarity with Pantone Matching System
•    Understanding fonts, typefaces, and ability to cross reference, match and replicate. Graphic and font replication experience needed to maintain aesthetic for licensed business groups
•    Demonstrate some apparel embellishment knowledge
•    Ability to thrive and deliver results in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
•    Works well collaboratively with a team as well as individually
•    Sports fan, a plus Apply for this job