Jnr Graphic Designer

Carlsbad California
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 days ago

Zoot Sports - Founded in Hawaii, based in Carlsbad

Zoot Sports, a global leader in endurance sports, is 100% focused on providing the athlete with the ultimate in performance apparel, wetsuits, footwear and accessories. For 30 years, we have been pioneering innovative product solutions that cover the athlete from start to finish and head to toe. Zoot continues to draw on its history in the sport and its athletes to deliver the most comprehensive, technologically-advanced and complete multi-sport product line in the world.

About the opportunity
We’re looking for an enthusiastic & detail oriented Junior Graphic Designer to support our Design team, performing production work and developing design assets for custom apparel and brand identity projects.

Major Duties & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Snr. Graphic Designer, you will be responsible for, but not limited to:

⏵ Supporting the Design team with overall graphic workload.

⏵ Translate approved creative concepts/ layouts into multiple templates, sizes and formats.

⏵ Design/update artwork for apparel mock ups and marketing materials based on supplied specifications and guidelines.

⏵ Working alongside the marketing team to produce sales related collateral – often to tight deadlines

⏵ Working together with clients, communicating on the phone and through email, to create custom designs that are both visually appealing and specific to their needs.

⏵ Download, review, and prepare art files received from customers. Communicate any issues and follow up to ensure files meet our printing requirements.

⏵ Produce final art proofs and build production ready files.

⏵ Edit images in Photoshop (resizing, color-correcting, creating low and hi-res images)

⏵ Ensure all designs are cohesive and are in line with the brand’s image
Qualifications

⏵ The role would be suited to someone who has recently finished a graphic design course and has 2+ year(s) of experience in production and graphic design.

⏵ Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. InDesign is a plus

⏵ Knowledge of printing processes

⏵ Proficiency in MAC operating system OSX

⏵ Strong communication skills including the ability to work in a team environment.

⏵ Meets deadlines, prioritizes appropriately, copes well with change, and maintains composure under pressure.

⏵ Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other basic computer programs.

Experience

⏵ Photoshop: 2 year (Preferred)

⏵ Illustrator: 2 year (Preferred)

⏵ Graphic design: 2 year (Preferred)

⏵ ⏵ Please send in your portfolio/link to most current work with your resume⏵ ⏵

If you are seeking a position in a company, which fosters and supports health and fitness, personal development, growth, change, responsibility and overall success please submit your resume.

NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest.
Residency Note: To be eligible to apply for this role, you must be a US citizen or have an appropriate visa to live and work in the US.


⏵ We offer eligible employees a full-range of benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401k, paid time off, and payment towards certain sports activities.