Creative Graphic Designer

Employer
Hanesbrands Inc.
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Overview:Summary: The UNDER ARMOUR Creative Graphic Designer creates new graphic concepts for screen print via sketch or final art for seasonal sales sample lines, special projects, art requests, sales presentations and special events according to standard GFS protocol and systems. Possesses excellent creative design skills, production skills and has an in-depth knowledge of screen print production requirements. The development of a keen understanding of UNDER ARMOUR brand messaging & guidelines will be vital.Location: This position resides in Baltimore Maryland on UA Campus.Responsibilities:Essential Duties 1. Excellent creative graphic design skills.2. Possesses strong understanding of the collegiate market as well as collegiate team sports.3. Also possesses strong working knowledge of the MLB market & Pro Sports teams.4. Has a strong understanding of screen print production requirements.5. Along with team, responsible for the development & creation of new graphic concepts for (2) seasonal sample lines each year; Collegiate, MLB and other Pro Sports, Spring and Fall.6. Along with team, responsible for the development & creation of new graphic concepts for a wide variety of special projects including off-field, fan-related graphics for key UA Sideline schools, special events, special projects, etc.7. Develop strong work relationships with GFS/UA Graphic Design team in Lenexa as well as UA Graphic Design team in Baltimore, as workflow will be directed from both teams.8. Must be able to react, respond and create very quickly in fast-paced working environment.9. Must be able to work within a collaborative team-focused environment.10. Must be able to work off-site from GFS graphic design team, within the UNDER ARMOUR campus environment (in Baltimore), while keeping close contact with GFS/ UA team in Lenexa, KS - meeting GFS/UA work flow standards, systems and protocol.11. Must be open to travel to main GFS facility and UA Graphic Design Studio in Lenexa, KS at least once per quarter or more as needed. Initial training will take place in Lenexa, exact time period TBD.12. The development of a keen understanding of UNDER ARMOUR brand messaging & brand guidelines will be vital. Competencies* Complies with GEAR (GFS) attendance policy; reliable, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position* Regularly demonstrates GEAR Vision and Values* Observes safety and security procedures* Effective oral and written communication* Shares expertise with others* Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan* Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.* Capacity to work with different internal groups to achieve a common goalPhysical Demands:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear; to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and to use hands and arms to reach, handle and operate objects, tools, controls and equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop or crouch. Work Environment:* Works in well lighted, air conditioned/heated office environment. Minimum Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or equivalent industry related experience * 3-6 years related experience * Mastery of Macintosh computer and graphic design software* Screen-print design experience highly desired