Apparel Graphics Designer II (Running)

  • Boston  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Reebok  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    2 November 2019  
    Posted on
    4 October 2019  

POSITION SUMMARY:

Graphic Designer II, Running Specialized apparel. This role is part of the larger Specialized apparel design team with a primary focus on the Running category. Main responsibilities include researching trends, ideation of new concepts and creating compelling seasonal graphics that support the line and Reebok brand direction.  
 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Through graphic application translate fashion, streetwear and cultural trends to the Running performance apparel lines.
  • Accurately depict hand-drawn sketches, graphic applications, and ideas as digitally rendered line art, technical drawings, and other required art/illustrations.
  • Partner with apparel designers to co-create concept boards that communicate seasonal direction and design theme application to product line.
  • Keep up to date on industry factors that can affect products, such as material, technology, and consumer feedback and insight.
  • Assess potential cost/margin impact of graphics, treatments, technology, and construction choices.
  • Apply knowledge of production techniques to achieve desired graphic look and application to apparel- examples include repeat patterns, screen-printed graphics, placed graphics, burn-outs, etc.
  • Attend formal and informal meetings to gain insight on the apparel industry, market, consumer, and competition.
  • Understand and fulfill product briefs- including cost, margin, and pricing requirements.
  • Provide and receive constructive feedback.
  • Keep track of and meet multiple deadlines.
     

QUALIFICATIONS(Minimum required education and experience):

  • 5+ years of design experience- knowledge of the performance apparel industry a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe suite programs and Microsoft office tools.
  • Advanced experience with designing and executing all- over fabric prints.
  • Strong knowledge of screen-printing applications and techniques.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or other relevant field.
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