Senior Designer

Lake Forest California
Required Experience: 5 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 days ago

Ethika is a leading lifestyle brand. Since the inception of the brand, Ethika and its team have been determined to live life, innovate, and deliver quality products, while staying true to our biggest asset – our FAMILIE. The Ethika employees, friends, athletes, artists and customers are the core of the brand and the reason we exist.

POSITION SUMMARY:
We are currently in search of an innovative and experienced Senior Designer to join our Creative Team. The ideal candidate will have a creative portfolio, including experience in producing marketing campaign’s both online and print, and extensive designs of graphic artwork for brand product lines. At least 3-5 years of previous experience concepting and developing artwork for apparel brands with an ability to leverage resources in producing innovative design’s influenced by Hip Hop, sneakerhead culture, lifestyle and streetwear trends.

Ethika’s creative team members work closely with one another, in a hands-on environment. This individual will report to the Art Director and will require someone who is driven, has a strong understanding of the Ethika brand and consumer, with the ability to work comfortably in a team environment. The ability to receive feedback easily and incorporate it into your work is a must.

DUTIES & REQUIREMENTS:

⏵ Craft and develop creative designs for print, digital, marketing and product lines with a strong urban edge style

⏵ Conceptualize and execute on creative marketing campaigns both print and digital in line with product story and brand guidelines

⏵ Brief and collaborate with influential brand ambassadors to execute campaigns and deliver assets

⏵ Effectively articulate the strategic thinking and rationale behind creative concepts and layout solutions

⏵ Utilizes exceptional design skills and demonstrate innovation in creating original solutions across all product categories

⏵ Design and tech pack graphic art for t-shirts, underwear, headwear, socks and other garments with planning and forethought around artwork execution

⏵ Ensure files for production are properly built and work with specified parameters on a per-project basis

⏵ Must be highly detail-oriented, well organized and able to thrive in a deadline-driven environment

⏵ Perform work on multiple projects simultaneously prioritizing projects to meet deadlines

⏵ Create and edit original artwork, prints, and patterns in multiple styles and mediums

⏵ Must be familiar with all stages of design development lifecycle to create multiple colorways for a variety of styles each season

⏵ Efficiently execute market research, creative briefs, mood boards, color palettes, rough sketches, design options, and final artwork

⏵ Demonstrates expert level knowledge of current trends, color, technology and a variety of design influencers

⏵ Collaborate with Art Director, Category VP’s, merchandisers, Sales Team, Development Team to bring product designs to life

QUALIFICATIONS:

⏵ 3-5 years of graphic design experience in an apparel industry

⏵ Must have an artistic background influenced by sneakerhead, reflecting a high fashion urban edge

⏵ Previous production experience preparing files for print and web

⏵ Committed to supporting team and company culture on a daily basis

⏵ Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Mac, etc.

⏵ Working knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel

⏵ Strong ability to handle multiple projects at once, while prioritizing deadlines

⏵ Consistent ability to execute dynamic design projects from conception to completion

⏵ Previous experience in underwear design is highly desirable

⏵ Able to take ownership of projects and execute

Please submit resume and portfolio through Malakye.com
Insurance Benefits, (Health, Dental, Life, Vision, FSA)
401K
Unlimited vacation
Catered weekly lunch
Monthly company events
Ethika gym and basketball court