Element Skateboards
Date Posted: 9/21/2016

Senior Apparel Graphic Designer

  • Company: Element Skateboards
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Costa Mesa, CA
  • Required Exp: 5 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Element Skateboards is in search of a Senior Apparel Graphic Designer to join the team in Costa Mesa, CA.

About ELEMENT //
In 1992, the Element seed was planted. Our goal was simple, to be the best we could be in the most honest and ethical way possible. We joined together to elevate what we all truly believe in. Today we continue to create the art, direction and message on the constant path to bring progress to skateboarding. We are more than a business, we are a family, all on the same journey for the growth within ourselves, Element, and all that surrounds us.

-JOHNNY SCHILLEREFF, FOUNDER

Position Summary //
As Sr. Apparel Graphic Designer for Element you will be tasked with creating compelling graphics and prints that will be applied on premium products across all categories – from t-shirts and cut & sew to accessories and footwear. In this role you’ll be responsible for elevating the consumer experience by bringing to life seasonal brand stories through exceptional graphic design. In collaboration with the Art Director, you’ll use advanced design skills to explore original, innovative concepts that balance Element’s design ethos with emerging trends in order take the brand to new places.

Primary Responsibilities Include //
•Design and develop creative graphic solutions for Element softgoods ranging from t-shirt prints and patches/labels to repeat patterns
•Collaborate with Art Director to develop and execute seasonal deliverables as well as SMU/OMU products and special collaborative projects throughout the year
•Translate design direction and market research into graphic concepts that resonate with our consumer and reflect Element’s brand ethos
•Verbally communicate and present graphic concepts in team meetings
•Create presentation decks of graphic stories for key accounts
•Provide designs ready for commercialization to Production Artist for the creation of screen print, embroidery and trims tech-packs
•Conduct market research in order to understand our core consumer, know our competition and identify new graphic opportunities
•Foster strong cross-functional relationships within design and related functions

Job Requirements

Requirements & Qualifications //
•BA or equivalent in Graphic Design
•5+ years graphic design experience in the apparel industry (preferably action sports industry)
•Advanced proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
•Strong sense of typography and balance/composition
•Strong attention to detail
•Strong understanding of screen printing process and techniques
•Must have a good understanding of action sports industry and market trends
•Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously within a fast paced team environment, self-manage and meet tight deadlines

To Apply //
Please submit your application via the link provided and be sure to let us know industry resource, Malakye hooked you up!

Perks

We offer a positive work environment, competitive pay, a great benefits package, room for advancement and a cool place to work!

People

Dan Marriner

Global Denim Designer/Director
Element Skateboards

Thomas Van Do

DESIGN DIRECTOR ELEMENT/PLAN B SKATEBOARDS
Element Skateboards
Date Posted: 9/21/2016

Senior Apparel Graphic Designer

  • Company: Element Skateboards
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Costa Mesa, CA
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Element Skateboards is in search of a Senior Apparel Graphic Designer to join the team in Costa Mesa, CA.

About ELEMENT //
In 1992, the Element seed was planted. Our goal was simple, to be the best we could be in the most honest and ethical way possible. We joined together to elevate what we all truly believe in. Today we continue to create the art, direction and message on the constant path to bring progress to skateboarding. We are more than a business, we are a family, all on the same journey for the growth within ourselves, Element, and all that surrounds us.

-JOHNNY SCHILLEREFF, FOUNDER

Position Summary //
As Sr. Apparel Graphic Designer for Element you will be tasked with creating compelling graphics and prints that will be applied on premium products across all categories – from t-shirts and cut & sew to accessories and footwear. In this role you’ll be responsible for elevating the consumer experience by bringing to life seasonal brand stories through exceptional graphic design. In collaboration with the Art Director, you’ll use advanced design skills to explore original, innovative concepts that balance Element’s design ethos with emerging trends in order take the brand to new places.

Primary Responsibilities Include //
•Design and develop creative graphic solutions for Element softgoods ranging from t-shirt prints and patches/labels to repeat patterns
•Collaborate with Art Director to develop and execute seasonal deliverables as well as SMU/OMU products and special collaborative projects throughout the year
•Translate design direction and market research into graphic concepts that resonate with our consumer and reflect Element’s brand ethos
•Verbally communicate and present graphic concepts in team meetings
•Create presentation decks of graphic stories for key accounts
•Provide designs ready for commercialization to Production Artist for the creation of screen print, embroidery and trims tech-packs
•Conduct market research in order to understand our core consumer, know our competition and identify new graphic opportunities
•Foster strong cross-functional relationships within design and related functions

Job Requirements

Requirements & Qualifications //
•BA or equivalent in Graphic Design
•5+ years graphic design experience in the apparel industry (preferably action sports industry)
•Advanced proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
•Strong sense of typography and balance/composition
•Strong attention to detail
•Strong understanding of screen printing process and techniques
•Must have a good understanding of action sports industry and market trends
•Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously within a fast paced team environment, self-manage and meet tight deadlines

To Apply //
Please submit your application via the link provided and be sure to let us know industry resource, Malakye hooked you up!

Perks

We offer a positive work environment, competitive pay, a great benefits package, room for advancement and a cool place to work!

Date Posted: 9/21/2016

Senior Apparel Graphic Designer

  • Company: Element Skateboards
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Costa Mesa, CA
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available