The North Face
Date Posted: 4/21/2017

Production Artist

  • Company: The North Face
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Alameda, CA, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Required Exp: 2 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

At The North Face, we push the boundaries of innovation with our product design and development of premier apparel, equipment and footwear to enable and inspire athletes and enthusiasts to Never Stop Exploring. We remain deeply proud to be the first choice of the world's most accomplished climbers, mountaineers, extreme skiers, snowboarders, endurance runners, and explorers. If you have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy a fast-paced environment, this is the place for you!

The primary responsibility of the Production Artist is to support the commercialization of designs by creating illustration tools that help cross functional teams build, assort and visualize product offerings. The Production Artist should be comfortable working with and supporting multiple functional areas including design, merchandising and development.

Key Responsibilities:
- Develop and implement image management systems (Illustrator, InDesign, etc.) to streamline and optimize file size and transfers.
- Develop and maintain category visual tools for key meetings (color palette, inspiration boards, PowerPoint presentations, templates, etc.).
- Manage all documents to support the commercialization of apparel, including seasonal marketing/sales collateral (workbook and website images).
- Assist designers and product line managers to build and maintain apparel illustrations.
- Support design team with applying color to apparel illustrations; color calibrate seasonal palette.
- Communicate progress/plans with Apparel and Graphic designers, Product Line Managers, and Product Developers.
- Execute and manage color pitches for allover prints, patterns, and graphic schematics.
- Review product/project status, approval requirements, and production deadlines with cross-functional partners.
- Enter all design deliverables into Enovia.
- Ensuring production deadlines are met relating to the seasonal calendar.

Job Requirements

Skills and Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- 1-3+ years of related professional experience.
- 2+ years working with illustration, design, multimedia and page-layout software on a Mac. Expert in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop).
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
- Experience with graphic art, illustration, photo editing, web design, color design, or animation.
- Ability to deal with ambiguity and manage multiple competing work priorities.
- Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
- Experience communicating messages and ideas with images instead of words.
- Strong time management skills. General ability to exercise good judgment in setting priorities and follow-through to deliver on commitments.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and work well with multiple business partners.
- Accuracy, and results oriented: good attention to details and deadlines.
- Great with following up with others and follow through on projects.
- Ability to independently seek information and trouble shoot. Ask questions for understanding and clarification.
- Apparel and high-volume production experience is preferred.
- Team-oriented and positive attitude is required.

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

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Kyle Martin

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Andrew Huitink

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Stephen Winnacott

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Keegan Sands

Assistant Store Manager
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Ali Lazarus

Sample Coordinator
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Angela Padilla

Technical Product Developer
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Katie Riehl

Assistant Manager
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Dayna Gleason

Assistant Store Manager
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Bradley Eisenhauer

Assistant Store Manager
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Product Manager (Merchant) - Action Sports
The North Face
Date Posted: 4/21/2017

Production Artist

  • Company: The North Face
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Alameda, CA, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Required Exp:2 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

At The North Face, we push the boundaries of innovation with our product design and development of premier apparel, equipment and footwear to enable and inspire athletes and enthusiasts to Never Stop Exploring. We remain deeply proud to be the first choice of the world's most accomplished climbers, mountaineers, extreme skiers, snowboarders, endurance runners, and explorers. If you have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy a fast-paced environment, this is the place for you!

The primary responsibility of the Production Artist is to support the commercialization of designs by creating illustration tools that help cross functional teams build, assort and visualize product offerings. The Production Artist should be comfortable working with and supporting multiple functional areas including design, merchandising and development.

Key Responsibilities:
- Develop and implement image management systems (Illustrator, InDesign, etc.) to streamline and optimize file size and transfers.
- Develop and maintain category visual tools for key meetings (color palette, inspiration boards, PowerPoint presentations, templates, etc.).
- Manage all documents to support the commercialization of apparel, including seasonal marketing/sales collateral (workbook and website images).
- Assist designers and product line managers to build and maintain apparel illustrations.
- Support design team with applying color to apparel illustrations; color calibrate seasonal palette.
- Communicate progress/plans with Apparel and Graphic designers, Product Line Managers, and Product Developers.
- Execute and manage color pitches for allover prints, patterns, and graphic schematics.
- Review product/project status, approval requirements, and production deadlines with cross-functional partners.
- Enter all design deliverables into Enovia.
- Ensuring production deadlines are met relating to the seasonal calendar.

Job Requirements

Skills and Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- 1-3+ years of related professional experience.
- 2+ years working with illustration, design, multimedia and page-layout software on a Mac. Expert in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop).
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
- Experience with graphic art, illustration, photo editing, web design, color design, or animation.
- Ability to deal with ambiguity and manage multiple competing work priorities.
- Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
- Experience communicating messages and ideas with images instead of words.
- Strong time management skills. General ability to exercise good judgment in setting priorities and follow-through to deliver on commitments.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and work well with multiple business partners.
- Accuracy, and results oriented: good attention to details and deadlines.
- Great with following up with others and follow through on projects.
- Ability to independently seek information and trouble shoot. Ask questions for understanding and clarification.
- Apparel and high-volume production experience is preferred.
- Team-oriented and positive attitude is required.

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

Date Posted: 4/21/2017

Production Artist

  • Company: The North Face
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Alameda, CA, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Required Exp:2 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available