Creative Department - Production Artist

Production Artist 

ShapeNHS, Inc., founded in 1973, is a privately held, skateboard and apparel company based in Santa Cruz, CA.  Our vision has always been to be the most innovative and sought-after skateboarding company in the world. Our brand names include Santa Cruz Skateboards, Independent Truck Company, Creature Skateboards, Krux Trucks, Bullet, Ricta Wheels, OJ Wheels, Slime Balls Wheels, Mob Grip, and Bronson Speed Co. 


This is an entry-level, in house Creative Department position based in Santa Cruz, CA 

Ability to work from home remotely, required.   

The Production Artist works with the other members of the NHS creative team to create, edit and organize photography assets for use in catalogs, digital marketing materials and on our eCommerce sites. You will also support the creative staff on preparing print files for our quarterly POP program and provide support for internal design projects.  


  • Create digital mockups of products using Adobe Photoshop 

  • Perform image editing (retouching, color correction, color change, removing blemishes, color matching apparel, etc.) 

  • Batch process, resize and optimize web images for all platforms 

  • Work with developers to coordinate sample delivery and return 

  • Edit, maintain, upload and organize product images across multiple platforms 

  • Maintain, clean, and organize photo studio, equipment, props, and sets 

  • Provide production support to creative team on quarterly POP program 

  • Assist in the design of sales flyers, internal documents and announcements 

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, collaborative environment 

  • Support the Creative Department with a variety of miscellaneous tasks 


  • Intermediate Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign skills 

  • Basic understanding of MS Office suite 

  • Product photography background, or interest in product photography, a plus 

  • Ecommerce merchandising experience, a plus 

  • Self-driven and able to work under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment 

  • Must have a keen eye for detail and highly organized 

Upon interviewing, a variety of exercises will be presented in order to showcase strengths, and skill sets. 

  • Ability to pass a background check 

  • Photoshop editing exercise 

  • Digital mockup exercise 

Please apply online at the following:  No phone calls please.

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