Graphic Designer - Activewear

Location
Midlands
Salary
Salary negotiable dependent on experience
Posted
19 Sep 2016
Closes
19 Nov 2016
Ref
AAR131
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent

A talented Graphic Designer with a 'can-do' attitude is sought by this hugely successful young gymwear brand to join their expanding team. They are looking for candidates with a passion for sportswear / gymwear and experience of creating innovative graphic designs for mens and womens apparel, along with accessories and related packaging and promotional materials.

Working within this dynamic team and reporting to the Head of Product, the role will include:-

  • creating innovative graphic designs, allover prints and placement prints for gymwear, along with gym accessories and trims/ labelling
  • trend research through comp shopping, trade fairs, online research
  • compiling and presenting compelling mood boards
  • liaison with factories and suppliers in the UK and overseas
  • producing clear and concise artworks for factories and suppliers
  • prioritising work according to critical path

The ideal candidate will have:-

  • a passion for sportswear and a love of sports
  • strong creativity and  highly developed visuals skills
  • commercial awareness, combined with a creative mindset and an eye for detail
  • a talent for branding
  • willingness to assist where required to accomplish the team goals and enjoy being part of a team
  • strong attention to detail
  • great organisational skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • excellent skills in Photoshop, Illustrator and Microsoft Office.
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This is an exciting, varied role and a fantastic opportunity for a candidate looking to develop their career within a company offering real opportunity for growth. It’s a great time to join this dynamic and spirited team and contribute to the ongoing expansion of this highly-successful business. 

 

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