Graphic Designer

Irvine California
Required Experience: 5 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 days ago

The La Jolla Group is a worldwide leader in the action sports apparel business segment with a fast paced, high energy environment that is continually on the move. With prominent brands such as O’Neill, Spiritual Gangster, and Hang Ten, La Jolla Group has proved to be a builder of great brands, a creator of innovative products, and a master of operational excellence.
Join our team and enjoy a casual work environment, onsite gym, discount on clothes, summer hours and employer provided lunches and fruit! We believe our employees are our strongest asset and invest in their growth by focusing on developing their strengths.

General Summary
Emerging Brands is looking for a highly motivated Graphic Artist. The candidate will be responsible for the following;
- O’Neill SMU men’s & women’s t-shirt graphics for each seasonal delivery.
- Hang Ten & Voyager men’s & women’s seasonal & monthly t-shirt graphics.
- Hang Ten & Voyager men’s & women’s seasonal prints.

⏵ Design graphics for Men’s, Women’s, and Kid’s apparel/tee lines that are consistent with O’Neill & Hang Ten brand image.

⏵ Ability to create original textile graphic prints for apparel and graphic tees.

⏵ Place prints in repeat with layers in a detail oriented and organized manner.

⏵ Responsible for tech packs, pitch sheets, art sizing, BOM’s/PLM, and strike off comment reviews with Apparel Designers/Sales.

⏵ Create visual SMU Cads as needed for Sales team.

⏵ Create detailed artwork call outs with specifications on print technique, color swatches, etc.

⏵ Undertake market research and analysis using key accounts, media, shopping, internet, travel, etc. to establish concept, color & textile concepts for seasonal designs.

⏵ Must be highly proficient in latest Illustrator & Photoshop.

⏵ Have a professional portfolio of completed graphics/prints.

⏵ Drawing or painting skills preferred.

⏵ Knowledge of screen printing procedures & process preferred.

⏵ Detail oriented, organized & self starter.

⏵ Positive attitude/team work ethic.

⏵ Task oriented with the strong ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects in a fast paced environment.

⏵ Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations.

⏵ Effective Communication- Understands the importance of direct communication and effectively communicates in a consistent, professional manner (scheduled meetings/email inclusions/diligent follow-through

⏵ 5 years work experience required

⏵ 5+ years of graphic design (Preferably in the Action Sports Industry).
Physical Requirements
Seeing: Must be able to see well enough to read reports.
Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with customers, vendors and employees.
Standing/Walking: Must be able to move about company building.
Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling: Must be able to stoop or kneel to pick up products.
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds.
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: Must be able to type and use technical sources.

LJG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information and any other characteristics protected by law.