NHS, 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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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.