Graphic Designer - Outdoor Retailer

Location: San Juan Capistrano, CA Posted: Nov 7

Job Description

You will contribute to creating, maintaining and evolving the look of Outdoor Retailer. From concept and strategy to implementation of the mechanical files, you will assist the Creative Director in layout, production, asset creation and graphic design projects for all Outdoor Retailer events and communications – digital, print and onsite installations. Working at Outdoor Retailer is about events and creating experiences, and your role is to help bring those to life visually.

What We Want
We are looking for an artist who thinks strategically about communication and has the technical skills to take the ideas to reality. You will work efficiently on multiple projects and be comfortable with tasks that take you from HTML creation to contracts to mapmaking. You will work across all our teams (marketing, sales, retail relations and operations) to create assets that speak to attendees and brands alike. You live the outdoor lifestyle.

Your Responsibilities:
Assist the Creative Director with creating assets for all teams:
-Marketing and Retail Relations: brochures, postcards, directories, show maps/floorplans, print advertising, web banners, HTML, mobile and video assets
-Sales: contracts, sales kits, reports, sponsor file assets
-Operations: DWG floorplans/maps, show graphics, signs
-Press/Media: PR toolkits, social media assets, photo editing and batching
Manage the photography database and event shot list
Develop best practices for design-related tools, services and resources across brands
Maintain an organized file structure of content files, imagery, multimedia and copywriting

Required Skills & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Art, Graphic Design, Advertising or equivalent education and related training
Mastery of Creative Cloud/Suite OSX including Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign and all related graphics software
Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint experience preferred
Experience with HTML 5 a plus
Knowledge of the following: print and web production (Spot/CMYK/RGB/Hex, ad resizing, trim/bleeds), font management, creating brand identity/logos and infographics
Outdoor and snow industry knowledge
Superior time and project management skills; able to handle multiple (often competing) priorities
Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach
Proactive, independent worker that also enjoys working in a team environment
Must provide a portfolio

The Icing on the Cake (gluten and sugar free, if needed):
Travel, including to all Outdoor Retailer shows
A fun, flexible work environment
Teammates who camp, ski, board, surf, ride, fish, climb, paddle, run and swim with whale sharks
Full benefits

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