The Arbor Collective is seeking a full time entry to mid-level designer to join us in our office / showroom in Venice Beach, only 150 yards from the surf. Candidates should be ready to gain experience working in a fun, dynamic, and tightly held Action Sports Brand with a focus on snowboards, skateboards and apparel.
The right candidate will assist in the design and production for apparel and board graphics while designing marketing assets ranging from web banners to catalogs. This candidate will need to work collaboratively and be able to take direction from the Art Director and Creative Director as well as be able to take constructive criticism in a collaborative environment.
-- Expertise using Adobe Photoshop CC, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, etc. in a MAC environment.
-- Skilled in Graphic Design, layout and typography
-- Must be detail oriented, organized, collaborative, hardworking and punctual.
-- Experience adjusting and editing photos (ie, color correction, clipping etc.)
-- Strong illustration skills are a plus, but not required
-- Display an in-depth understanding of contemporary design principles including typography and layout.
-- Ability to draw and sketch effectively
-- Knowledge of offset printing, screen printing and sublimation processes and techniques is a plus.
-- Outdoor or Action Sports apparel industry experience is a plus
-- Interest and participation in snowboarding, skateboarding, and/or surfing is a big plus
-- Create progressive brand and campaign appropriate materials for use online and in print along with all associated
-- Assist in the design development and production for snowboard, skateboard and apparel graphics
-- Design seasonal catalogs and line sheets
-- Adjust and touch-up photos for use in print and online
-- Research, identify, and share current industry design trends
-- Medical / Dental / 401k available after probationary period
-- Paid Vacation (accrued), sick and personal days
-- Paid Holidays
ABOUT THE ARBOR COLLECTIVE:
The Arbor Collective is an expanding cooperative of athletes, designers, artists, and friends, whose shared mission is bringing together forward thinking design, progressive technology, and thought provoking art with the most sustainable production solutions available. For those of us who snowboard, skate, surf, or simply thrive on getting outside, protecting the planet is about the environments we use everyday. To that end, the Arbor Collective continues building on a 20-year legacy of supporting the snowboard, skateboard, and apparel experience with the most environmentally responsible, next-level product possible.
Qualified Individuals - Please submit a resume and portfolio through Malakye.
PLEASE NOTE: Resumes without a current portfolio website link or PDF work sample will not be considered.