Full Job Description
Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at skx.com.
Skechers is looking for a Graphic Designer to assist the design department with apparel product visualization for all ongoing and future seasons. This role will work directly with the Director of Merchandising and Design to interpret Brand aesthetic and work from conception of ideas through to completion of the line.
Essential Job Results
Collaborate with Director on conceptualizing, designing & executing graphics and Branding for all mainline and special projects
Create graphic and branding designs for various garments
Design print ready files for packaging and trims
Complete approvals on branding and trims
Brand book maintenance and implementation
Image editing for print and web
Manage and adhere to product development calendar
Create project presentation packages for internal and external parties
Undertake market research and analysis
Study and interpret market conditions and trends from a graphic design perspective as related to active apparel
Maintain close relationships with cross-functional teams and departments to create a streamlined process
Maintain library of original samples, proto samples, production samples and material/trim swatches
Ability to wear multiple hats, multitask and prioritize work on a continual basis
Shop and stay up to date with competitive market
Understand factory abilities inregards to materials and techniques
Strong color perception and design ability
Advanced working knowledge of adobe indesign, photoshop, and illustrator
Ability to understand the needs of and develop product resonating with Skechers Apparel target market
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Exceptional time management skills
Experienced with seasonal color, trend and theme research, and interpretation
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Must be a self-starter with strong initiative and hard work ethic
Education and Experience
BA degree or advanced degree in specific design discipline desired
5-8 years design experience
Strong Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop Skills required
Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, and kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.
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