Graphic Designer II, Apparel - QuickTurn

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago

Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Summary
The Graphic Designer will be responsible for bringing the vision of the Brand to life through innovative, trend-right and Brand-right graphic designs that are cutting-edge and fresh.  The Graphic Designer will collaborate with other product designers, graphic designers, product managers and developers.   As a graphic design leader, you will be tasked to work with passion, integrity and motivation. We are an authentic brand that pushes the envelope every day; innovation is a key part of our success. We are looking for a graphic designer who brings a strong point of view built on your own inspirations and ideas.  The Graphic Designer must have the ability to forge strong partnershipswith his/her creative peersto create – from concept to reality - compelling and fresh product coveted by athletes everywhere.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Create innovative and original placed graphics in specific categories on a seasonal basis.
Present graphic/trend direction and seasonal graphics to all internal groups, selling the unique and creative concepts through inspiring visuals and strong presentation skills.
Work with the team to interpret graphics against a brief – collaborating and communicating closely with the Apparel Design and Product Management teams
Create artwork, with color size technique indication, for approved graphics under aggressive timelines.  
Be a key partner in nurturing the brand identity and distinctive Under Armour apparel offerings with a creative and timeless design vision. 
Mentor Associate and Assistant Graphic Designers. 
Develop and execute clear and detailed technical kits for development. 
Interact cross functionally with Product Line Managers, Developers, Patternmakers and Fabric Developers.
Build and continually improve sports competency across all categories. 
Requirements:
BA or BFA in Graphic Design 
3+ years of Graphic Design experience required, preferably in the sports/performance industry
Strong understanding/connection with Athletic Consumer – passion for the category and the athletic mantra both personally and professionally.
Obsessive attention to detail at the levels of graphic design and presentation
High communication skills for both interpersonal relationships and presentation – the ability to influence all cross functional partners to deliver unrivaled graphic designs on time and on target.
Proven track record designing apparel graphics with commercial success.
Fast, efficient, nimble. Experience working in a shifting and collaborative environment with a great deal of constructive feedback and input.
Ability to not only lead fearlessly as a contributor, but also take direction and work with a team.
Ideal candidate will have experience:
Designing apparel graphics across multiple categories 
Exceptional Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop skills.  Must be current.
Strong presentation skills and ability to sell your product
Passion every day to design compelling, cutting edge product. 
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.