Graphic Designer - Outdoor
Job Details
Seattle HQ - Seattle, WA
Any

Who We Are

Elevate Outdoor Collective is an alliance of iconic outdoor and winter sports brands with a specialized focus on skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing. With each unique brand maintaining its own individual points of view and driving independent innovation, the Collective is fueled with the strength of world-class development facilities and engineers, global distribution channels and committed outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts and experts. Our brands include K2 Skis, K2 Snowboards, Marker, Dalbello, Völkl, RIDE Snowboards, LINE Skis, Backcountry Access, Atlas Snow Shoe Co., Tubbs Snowshoes, Madshus and K2 Skates.

With an international portfolio of world-renowned brands recognized as trailblazers in innovation, performance and, most importantly, fun times by active lifestyle enthusiasts across the globe, Elevate Outdoor Collective will continue its mission to progress the culture of each and every outdoor endeavor it represents. As “One Team” backed by world-class development facilities and product engineers, incredibly talented athletes and ambassadors and a top-notch crew of employees who live and breathe the outdoor active lifestyle, Elevate Outdoor Collective is eager to take things to the next level.

 

Position Overview

We have an immediate opportunity for a Graphic Designer for K2 Outdoor.  As part of the Product Design Team, you will be responsible developing graphic artwork for a variety of winter and summer products under K2 Sports.  In addition, team member prepares a variety of graphic design and layout work in preparation of various catalogs, on-line material, posters, pop, advertisements, packaging, collateral, books, newsletters, and flyers. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of self motivation as well as a balance of aesthetic sensitivity and mechanical aptitude.

 

Responsibilities

  • Creates and designs product graphics for various Elevate Outdoor Collective groups.
  • Creates and designs graphics for layout of marketing collateral, merchandising, and packaging.
  • Operates various graphic design programs.
  • Confers with marketing and sales teams regarding project specifications and creative direction.
  • Writes bid specifications for jobs assigned to outside vendors; coordinates production of material with outside vendors by monitoring jobs in progress, resolving technical problems, proofing materials and ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Manages studio and action photography of athletes and product.
  • Creates, designs, and/or manages the production of technical drawings and illustrations.
  • Designs, constructs, and or manages the production of visual displays, POP and exhibits; may determine materials and equipment best suited for the job.
  • Maintains department files of completed assignments; maintains accurate logs of work in progress such as time devoted to projects and materials used.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates degree in Graphic Design or related field AND two years’ experience in graphic design OR equivalent years of related experience, training, or education.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment sharing knowledge and best practices
  • Must be Expert in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Product/apparel graphic experience
  • Screen print experience
  • Willingness to embrace snow/summer sports as part of your lifestyle if it already isn’t a part of it

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to enter data for long periods of time
  • Ability to sit in front of computer for long periods of time
  • Ability to speak and hear
  • May be required to lift 15-50 pounds occasionally

 

ELEVATE OUTDOOR COLLECTIVE and is subseries  is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. View the EEO is the Law poster here http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

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