Graphic Designer - Layouts

Lake Forest California
Required Experience: 4 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago

Ethika is a leading underwear brand founded in 2001. Ethika’s team is 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. Ethika is quality underwear driven by personal identity.

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are currently in search of an innovative and experienced Graphic Layout Designer to join our Creative team. The ideal candidate will have a versatile creative portfolio including experience in creating marketing materials both online and print, POP displays, look books as well as creating original designs, prints and artwork for brand product lines. At least 3-5 years of previous experience designing and creating artwork for apparel with a strong lifestyle and sneakerhead influence.
Ethika’s creative team members work closely with one another and 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:


⏵ Efficiently and creatively design art for all apparel

⏵ Assist with development of creative for print, digital, and marketing

⏵ Ability to brainstorm, collaborate and take creative direction easily

⏵ Work directly with Art Director and design team to create look books, catalogs, marketing materials, POP/POS, tech packs, innovative underwear designs, etc.

⏵ Ability to translate feedback from Art Director into finished designs

⏵ 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

⏵ Must be familiar with all stages of design development lifecycle

⏵ You will be required to complete market research, creative briefs, mood boards, color palettes, rough sketches, design options, and final artwork

⏵ Must be able to create multiple colorways for a variety of styles each season

⏵ In addition to design work, this person will work with Category VPs, merchandisers, and development teams in collaboration to bring product designs to life

⏵ This person must be able to create and edit original artwork, prints, and patterns in multiple styles and mediums

QUALIFICATIONS:


⏵ 3-5 years of graphic design experience

⏵ Must have an artistic background influenced by sneakerhead

⏵ 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 or link to portfolio through Malakye.