Graphic Designer

  • 225 S Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA
  • Full-time
  • Employment Status: Regular

Company 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. 

Job Description

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

Additional Responsibilities

  • Shop and stay up to date with competitive market
  • Understand factory abilities inregards to materials and techniques

Job Requirements

  • 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
  • Team Player
  • 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

 

Qualifications

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.

Additional Information

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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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