Join theNorth FaceFamily
The North Face was built on a love for the outdoors and the desire to enable all types of exploration, for all people, from their backyards to the Himalayas. Over the last 50 years we've lived by our true north, the belief that exploration has the power to change us, to challenge us and to help us see the world from new perspectives.To help ignite a global movement of outdoor exploration, love for the natural world and an unwavering commitment to protect it, we welcome and encourage new participants to the outdoors. We extend our reach through support of non-profit organizations, establishing programs that connect participants with close-to-home recreation opportunities, and creating a connection with young leaders, inspiring them to explore and conserve.
As we enter our sixth decade, we pledge to:
Empower exploration and the thrill of the unknown for as many people as possible.
Protect the places where we live, play, and operate.
Evolve the way we make our products by improving our environmental performance and social responsibility in the supply chain.
What You Will Do
The primary responsibilities of the Graphic Designer are to conceptualize, design and execute creative projects for The North Face global Product and Creative departments needs. This includes Mens, Womens and Youth graphic apparel, accessories, equipment, and brand labeling systems.
How You Will Do It
Contribute to the innovative, brand-right graphics for all tiers of global apparel and product branding, for both in-line and quick-turn calendars
Own the creative process to make sure that the final product aligns with creative direction and meets commercial objectives
Collaborates with GraphicDesignDirector and Creative Directors to create seasonal graphic concepts
Design graphic art with planning and forethought around artwork execution: screen-printing techniques, applique, embroidery and other embellishmentmethods
Serves as the design lead on multiple projects simultaneously with overlapping calendar and businessneeds
Continuously leverages resources in producing new ideas. Has solid awareness of outdoor, lifestyle and streetwear trends and the and the ability to interpret these trends though the TNF lens
Manages and mentors associate level designers
Creates accurate production files detailing artwork specifications, scale, application materials to vendors.Reviewsstrike-offs and drivesfor highest standard of results
Produce trend and travel reports and present findings to cross functional teams
Skills for Success
Years of Related Professional Experience:5-7 years
EducationalPosition Requirements: Aformal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are mostinterested in your total experience and professional achievements.
What weexpectyou already know:
Knowledge ofapparel graphic design process: concept development through production.
Proficiency in Illustrator,Photoshop, InDesign in a Mac environment.
Strong understanding of design principles, passion for typography, and strong sense& understandingof color.
Abilityto design into clear aesthetic capsules for a head-to-toe look.
Ability to design into different and varying graphic aesthetics.
Hand-drawing and illustration capabilities.
Ability to think conceptually with creative vision.
Exercises personal professionalism and sense of accountability.
Possess effective communication skills and thriveson working within team-based environment.
Ability to plan for future activity while managing day-to-day execution.
Highly organized.Must be detail oriented with design, production files, and communication.
Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
VF Guiding Principles:Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Preserve.
Where You Will Be Located
FreeToBe,Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to buildingandmaintaining aworkplacethat celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
Whats in itForYou
Were in thebusiness of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. Thats why we offer comprehensive benefits that encouragemental,physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, were the total package. Go toMyVFBenefits.com and click on Looking to Join VF?to learn more.
Our Parent Company, VF Corporation
VF is one of the worlds largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. Its the reason we come to work every day. Its a commitment shared by our global associates acrossallbrands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more atvfc.com
We just have one question. Are you in?
$80,352.00 USD - $120,528.00 USD annually
Annual Incentive Eligibility:
This position is eligible to participate in VF's Annual Incentive Plan. Incentive Plan awards are contingent upon (1) achievement of your individual objectives and (2) VF achieving its' Corporate and business level financial objectives.
Long Term Incentive Eligibility:
This position is not eligible for long term incentive.
Benefits at VF:
You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and clicking, Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during your onboarding process.