Womens Global Graphic Design Associate
From boutique-brand culture to big-box retail, Liberated Brands thinks differently and has global scale servicing over 60+ countries. With over three decades of experience in brand-building, we are enhancing what a full-service license model can look like. We focus on the fundamentals of designing, producing, distributing, and marketing our brands and products, but always leave room for the x-factors to lead the way. Our expertise spans all sales channels, from direct-to-consumer to specialty wholesale and everything in between, both physical and digital. This Liberated approach creates a unique and powerful balance between brand-culture and sustainable growth. Join us and experience the benefits of being truly Liberated.WHAT YOULL DO:Volcoms Womens Global Graphic Design Associate is responsible for assisting the in-line and SMU design team from concept to production for all printable categories. The Design Assistant is responsible for the creation of techs, art pages, strike off approvals, ink color matching, lab dip approvals, and managing new fit/fabric development of our womens line. This candidate will be extremely detail oriented in creating techs with accuracy, while managing multiple calendars and deadlines. They should have a strong understanding of screen printing, Illustrator and Photoshop file building and manipulation, and approval process for printable categories.Responsible for all art pages, techs, and approval of submits for mens and youth printable categories. This includes art file creation, commenting on screen-print strike offs, ink colors, graphic placements, and lab dip submitsResponsible for making comments to domestic and overseas factories through company PLM systemResponsible for uploading and maintaining updates of all product design files in company PLM systemManage any new fits and fabrics for graphic tee bodies (limited, bi-yearly)Manage multiple calendars and deadlines with in-line and SMU product channelsWork with Sr. Designers and Product Developers to get all design details approved during development processProactive attitude during any down time to assist other designers on the teamStrong knowledge of the marketplace, competitor product and the needs of the Volcom customerCurrent on market trends in and outside of our immediate spaceTravel as needed; factory visits, research appropriate markets, attend key meetingsEnsure all responsibilities and calendar deadlines are metOther duties and special projects as assigned
WHAT YOULL NEED:3+ years experience in design, preferably graphic designDegree in graphic design or equivalent work experienceCreative, extremely detail oriented, and highly motivated team playerIncredible attention to detail and highly organizedDeadline drivenAdvanced ability with Mac OSAdvanced ability with Adobe Illustrator / PhotoshopMust have experience with Pantone Matching systemIntermediate ability with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)This position requires full time hours out of our Costa Mesa location.
LIBERATED PERKS:Collaborative culture with amazing family vibeDiscounts on Liberated MerchMedical, Dental, and Vision Benefits (majority employer paid)401k, including employer contributionSurf and Snow Team Building DaysSummer Half Day FridaysPaid Time OffReferral Program
Liberated Brands is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this role in Costa Mesa, CA is $65k - $80k. This position is hybrid and, as such, compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by several factors such as a candidates relevant work experience, skill set, certifications, and specific work location.
.If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, please contact Customer Service to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process: 1 (855) 330-0188 or ADAaccommodations@liberatedbrands.com.