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Global Graphic Designer Assistant

Company: Volcom Clothing
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Volcom was founded in 1991 on the belief that there is a higher level of consciousness to be found within one's self through the internal and external journeys that board-sports, music, art and film provide. The company prides itself on making quality apparel, outerwear, footwear and accessories that not only exemplify the lifestyle, but also enhance the ability to live it. By being the first to combine surfing, skating and snowboarding under one brand from inception a new future was forged and a generation of liberation was born. For over two decades Volcom has been TRUE TO THIS... the quest for Spiritual Intoxication.Our dynamic company culture attracts the most creative, passionate individuals. We work hard and play hard in a fun casual work environment. We urge you to come join the ride!WHAT YOU'LL DO:Volcom's Global Graphic Design Assistant 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 men's and youth graphic tees. 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 men's 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 system Responsible 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 space Travel as needed; factory visits, research appropriate markets, attend key meetingsEnsure all responsibilities and calendar deadlines are met Other duties and special projects as assignedWHAT YOU'LL 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.VOLCOM PERKS:Collaborative culture with amazing family vibeDiscounts on Volcom MerchMedical, Dental, and Vision Benefits (majority employer paid)401k Surf and Snow Team Building DaysSummer Half Day FridaysPaid Time OffReferral ProgramWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, please contact Volcom Customer Service to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process:

Keywords: Volcom Clothing, Costa Mesa , Global Graphic Designer Assistant, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Costa Mesa, California

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