SR. GRAPHIC DESIGNER - VONZIPPER

Boardriders, Inc

Multiple Locations


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
COMPANY OVERVIEW:                                                                      
Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young-minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company-owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e- commerce channels.
 
Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including:  Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans
 
VONZIPPER OVERVIEW:
Statement
We’re all about fun.
Purpose
VonZipper slid into this world fully committed to personal freedom and a rebellion against convention. We flirt with fashion and defy sport, celebrating diversity and participation. We embrace a never-ending pursuit of getting out there and being somebody. 
Mission
To create a community of distinctive individuals, focusing on amazing products and the good times that come with it. We inspire self-expression with shared confidence in being different, encouraging people to see the world through our lenses. We are all about fun.
Vision 
The VonZipper experience is the sweet spot between optimism and individualism. It’s a sunny place where you can be anyone you want to be and celebrate anything you want to do.
 
SUMMARY:
In partnership with the President and Design Director, the Ar Graphic Designer will create and bring to market the most well executed, innovative, and compelling visual identity in the industry, crafting and curating the creative direction of the brand, collaborating internally with the product development, sales and marketing departments as well as VZ’s external creative partners and advocates.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities are able to perform the essential functions.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
 
Responsible for creating timely, high quality, exciting, aspirational, consistent and artistic work
Overarching Graphic Direction / Look & Feel Globally
All Go to Market Creative Deliverables
Photoshoot Briefs
Logo Usage Guidelines
Brand Book creation and implementation
Sales Catalogs
Marketing Books
Studio and Location Photoshoots
Windows / POP design
Digital Design and ecommerce messaging
Video ideation + Graphic direction
Campaign Ideation & Execution
Consult and work together with copywriting on language usage
Work closely with Designer Director in concepting production art and potential product collaborations
Adhere to all calendar deadlines
Communicate clearly with key business stakeholders
Provide deliverables on time per the company calendar
Improve brand attraction through compelling brand look and feel
 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/EDUCATION:
At least three years of professional experience in a similar role
In-depth knowledge of Eyewear and Accessories marketplace
A creative perspective of the application of graphics, layouts and digital design
Technical knowledge of all the creative suite applications
Familiarity with still and video photography
Hard working, visionary with attention to detail
Out of the box thinking with an eye to what is coming next
Mindful of calendar with a sense of urgency
Collaborative, flexible with a strong point of view and communication skills
Able to undertake market research using all forms of media, travel and market feedback
Optimistic and outgoing with the capacity to operate in a dynamic work environment with passion and motivation
Interest in what's new and innovative with awareness to trend
Upbeat, positive mentality with a roll up your sleeves work ethic
Knowledge of product development calendar, process, timelines, and deliverables
Must be able to multitask and work in fast paced environment
Must be proactive with a solution/result oriented attitude
Must have excellent verbal and written communication and follow through skills
Must be highly organized and detailed oriented
Extensive working knowledge of the Creative Suite and Microsoft Office applications
Able to work cross functionally, in a heavily matrixed organization