HARDGOODS (SKATEBOARDS) PRODUCTION ARTIST

El Segundo, CA El Segundo, CA
February 20, 2018
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Globe is looking for a creative self-starter to assist in the skateboard design and development process. The skateboard production artist would report to the Hardgoods Design Manager, and be responsible for (but not limited to) the following tasks:

  • Assist in preparation of art and colorway development
  • The creation of specification sheets / tech packs
  • Prepare and package final print-ready art for production
  • Product photography and photo retouching
  • Brainstorm, design and spec in-store point of sale items and displays
  • Design print/web marketing collateral
  • Explore the marketplace for creative inspiration
  • Sample assembly / product testing
  • Sample tracking / shipping­
  • Communicate directly with factory to see samples/products through from concept to production
  • Create technical documents to brief the factory on new ideas (tech briefs)
  • Create trims and print-ready packaging
  • Assist in events such as trade shows, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MAC workflow and software proficiency including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Good design & layout skills
  • An eye for color combinations
  • Strong typography
  • Adhere to strict deadlines / Manage projects efficiently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter with a proactive attitude
  • Relentless work ethic
  • Ability to multitask / Highly organized
  • Team player
  • Should know what a T-tool is and how to assemble skateboards
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience, preferably within the surf/skate/ASR lifestyle industry
  • Knowledge of, or the ability to research design trends within and outside of the skateboard industry
  • Experience collaborating with other brands/artists

PLUSES – but not required

  • Woodworking and/or handcrafting skills a plus (but not required)
  • Drawing skills / Illustration / digital design ­
  • Shouldn’t be afraid to get your hands dirty & jump in wherever help is needed

We’re a tight-knit team of high-performers, looking for a good fitting candidate that will work hard and enjoy the skate/surf lifestyle.. including but not limited to industry events and a mini-ramp in the office.

This job has expired.