Dream Job Alert!! Graphic Designer wanted!
- NHS, Inc.
- United States
- Santa Cruz, CA
- 2 year(s)
- Not Available
Dream Job Alert! Want to work in the art department at one of the most innovative and sought-after skateboard companies in the world?
The NHS, Inc. Art Department is looking for a Swiss army knife type of designer. This is NOT an illustrator position. The ideal candidate has previous experience with apparel, hardgoods and/or marketing collateral design, has designed in a team setting, is a self-starter that has an acute attention to detail and takes direction well. You’re a self-professed art/graphic design nerd, and have a portfolio that shows it. Your co-workers think you’re funny, and although your ideas can be wacky at times, they respect your design skills. No job is too big or too small, you’re just down for the cause, and stoked to be making some of the coolest stuff in skateboarding.
This is an ideal role for a team player looking to build their design skillset, there’s lots to learn and you’ll learn it from some of the best artists and designers in the industry.
Position Type: Full Time, Hourly Position
What You’ll Do:
You will work directly with Art Directors and Brand Managers, and be responsible for the conceptualization and execution of a variety of design projects. You will be expected to create consistently innovative, on-brand designs that support our brand’s unique identities and creative direction.
What You Need:
Able to work 40+ hours/week
Passion for skateboarding and art
Familiarity with NHS brand portfolio (Seriously, at least look it up before you apply. Spitfire is not one of our brands)
Digital portfolio that demonstrates your design abilities and aesthetic
2-3 years of experience in the design industry
Advanced knowledge of the principles of graphic design including conceptualization, layout, typography and file preparation for production ready artwork
Familiarity with screen-printing process and color separations
Familiarity with pre-press process
Intermediate/advanced knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
Advanced knowledge of post-production techniques including color correction and clipping paths
Organized, detail-oriented, multi-tasker with strong communication skills
Able to work independently to prioritize projects and manage workload
Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet daily and weekly deadlines
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent experience
Team player with a great attitude
Reports To: Art Directors and Creative Department Manager
How to Apply:
- Please submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements and design portfolio online at www.nhs-inc.com. Click on jobs to apply
- Digital/PDF Portfolio Required - Applications without a portfolio will NOT be considered
- No Phone Calls Please.
What You Get:
Competitive salary, incentive bonus and profit sharing bonus plan. Health insurance, 401K plan, and personal time off. FREE Espresso, Hot Cocoa, and Popcorn on Fridays.