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Creative Designer - KC Image Lab

ID

8344-0218-25913

Consider Visa Sponsorship?

No

Pos. Type

Full Time Regular

Location : Street

9700 Commerce Pkwy

Pos. Category

Marketing

Job Location

US-KS-Lenexa

Posted Date

02/02/2018

Location Zip

66219

Due Date

03/15/2018

Relocation?

No

Overview

This retail focused Creative Graphic Designer (for KC Image Lab) creates new graphic design concepts for screenprint and embroidery decoration for seasonal sales sample lines, sketch art requests, special art collections and sales presentations according to standard protocol and systems.  This position works on brands like C-9 Champion at Target, Hanes at Wal Mart and Champion at Dick’s Sporting Goods. There is also a sub group called C-Life that is Champion at Mid Tier retail shops like Urban Outfitters, Zumiez, and Pac-Sun.

 

Additional special projects may include the creation of garment/decoration sales tools, garment collection boards for client presentation, trend boards etc. This role requires an understanding of all relevant/current market trends and a broad aesthetic to design for Men’s, Women’s, Boys and Girls in Lifestyle and Performance markets.

 

The right candidate will need excellent creative design skills, production skills and have an in-depth knowledge of screen print and embroidery production according to industry standards. This job requires well developed verbal and written communication skills.

Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for new creative concepts for seasonal sales sample lines, sketch requests, special art collections, sales presentations, trend presentations and events according to standard protocol and systems.
  2. Excellent creative design skills, trending skills, production skills and communication (written and verbal) skills.
  3. Have a strong understanding of screen print, embroidery and garment decoration production requirements.
  4. Possesses in-depth knowledge of screen print and embroidery production systems, as well as sample systems.
  5. Possesses strong market knowledge per Brand and division with whom the department collaborates.
  6. Researches current market trends in garment decoration processes, art locations & techniques, and develops new art/technique concepts accordingly.
  7. Works with Sales, Merchandising, and Clients directly. This Design position requires presenting new art concepts and engaging in presentations multiple times per year.
  8. Travel required (various locations) to work with internal partners, retail trending, and client presentations.
  9. Must be able to react, respond and create very quickly in complex and fast paced situations
  10. Will assist Creative Director in sales and client presentations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or equivalent industry related experience.
  • Two – three years’ experience in field
  • Understanding of basic graphic art concepts such as composition, color relationships and balance.
  • Mastery of Macintosh computer and Adobe Creative Suite graphic design software

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate.  Other duties will be assigned as needed.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 
GEAR for Sports is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor - we desire priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.  We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing as well as participate in E-Verify

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