Creative - Graphic Designer

Dream Job Alert! Want to work in the art department at one of the most innovative and sought-after skateboard companies in the world?

 

The NHS, Inc. Art Department is looking for a Swiss army knife type of designer. This is NOT an illustrator position. The ideal candidate has previous experience with apparel, hardgoods and/or marketing collateral design, has designed in a team setting, is a self-starter that has an acute attention to detail and takes direction well.  You’re a self-professed art/graphic design nerd, and have a portfolio that shows it. Your co-workers think you’re funny, and although your ideas can be wacky at times, they respect your design skills. No job is too big or too small, you’re just down for the cause, and stoked to be making some of the coolest stuff in skateboarding. 

 

This is an ideal role for a team player looking to build their design skillset, there’s lots to learn and you’ll learn it from some of the best artists and designers in the industry.

 

Position Type: Full Time, Hourly Position

 

What You’ll Do:

You will work directly with Art Directors and Brand Managers, and be responsible for the conceptualization and execution of a variety of design projects.  You will be expected to create consistently innovative, on-brand designs that support our brand’s unique identities and creative direction. 

 

What You Need:

  • Able to work 40+ hours/week
  • Passion for skateboarding and art
  • Familiarity with NHS brand portfolio (Seriously, at least look it up before you apply. Spitfire is not one of our brands)
  • Digital portfolio that demonstrates your design abilities and aesthetic
  • 2-3 years of experience in the design industry
  • Advanced knowledge of the principles of graphic design including conceptualization, layout, typography and file preparation for production ready artwork
  • Familiarity with screen-printing process and color separations
  • Familiarity with pre-press process
  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Advanced knowledge of post-production techniques including color correction and clipping paths
  • Organized, detail-oriented, multi-tasker with strong communication skills
  • Able to work independently to prioritize projects and manage workload
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet daily and weekly deadlines
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent experience
  • Team player with a great attitude

 

What You Get:

Competitive salary, incentive bonus and profit sharing bonus plan.  Health insurance (low employee contribution), 401K plan, and personal time off.  FREE Espresso, Hot Cocoa, and Popcorn (on Fridays).  Awesome employee discounts on NHS product as well as discounts at other well- known companies.  Work for a great company that offers quality of life, flexibility, a good vibe, no politics and a relaxed environment.

 

Reports To: Art Directors and Creative Department Manager

 

How to Apply:

  • Please submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements and design portfolio online at www.nhs-inc.com. Click on jobs to apply
  • Digital/PDF Portfolio Required - Applications without a portfolio will NOT be considered
  • No Phone Calls Please.

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