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Graphic Designer

Company: Speedo
Location: Cypress
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

WE ARE SPEEDO
The world's leading swimwear brand, Speedo is passionate about life in and around the water. The brand's heritage of innovation derives from its leadership in competitive swimming, where more Olympic Gold Medals have been won in Speedo than any other brand. Unmatched in performance, fit and feel, we are also America's #1 goggle brand.
From the first splash, to every stroke, the genuine love and excitement we have working with the water is what creates exciting and meaningful relationships.
Speedo is not where we work, but is who we are.
It's watching a baby in the pool for the first time or our athletes make history. What we do is sacred to us and our connection to the rest of water lovers around the world. Driven by the challenge, not the glory. At Speedo, it is never enough to be good at what you do; you have to love what you do.
Speedo is a part of the Pentland Brands Limited Family. We are Pentland Brands, a global family business bringing some of the most loved active and footwear brands to millions of people around the world.
We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, ellesse, SeaVees, Red or Dead and we're the UK licensee for Kickers and have a joint venture partnership for Lacoste footwear. Our products are available in over 190 countries and are sold either directly by Group companies or are represented by licensees and distributors.
All our brands have their own unique identities and every one of them is powered by Pentland. We have more than 1,200 employees worldwide and we're always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape our future.
We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop, be it through creative working environments or learning opportunities. Our brands are there in the moments that matter - being there for more people, in more of those moments, drives everything we do.
At Pentland, we're guided by four principles, we use these to make sure we're not only doing a great job, but we're doing it in the right way:

  • Success is a team game
  • With clarity and courage
  • Better as standard
  • In good conscience
    We believe in building brands for the world to love, generation after generation. Your potential is our potential and together we can build and grow brands that last.
    KEY PURPOSE: The North American Graphic Designer will be a crucial member of our growing in-house Creative Services and Digital teams. This role with help design and construct web pages/sites including incorporating graphic user interface (GUI) features and other techniques to help the Speedo and Endura Sport Pentland Brands grow and engage loyalists on Brand eCommerce sites, Owned Social, Amazon Brand store pages, and via innovative email marketing designs. The Graphic Designer will work directly with the Creative Design team, in partnership with the marketing team. They will be responsible for developing and implementing both print and digital related marketing solutions for consumer facing communications that support Brand strategy.
    The Graphic Designer will be responsible for exploration, conceptualization, and execution of design options and solutions and will work as a member of a larger team in the development of brand-focused design solutions - so will be a source of current industry trends and should always be up to date on design skills and tools. This individual is someone who takes pride in company and its brands. Standard requests from the business include design and production for packaging, traditional advertising and point of sale design, presentation design, photo shoot preparation support, social media, animated gifs, and digital adverting design for Speedo and Endura Sport eComm sites, wholesale ecommerce partners, Amazon A+ page content, and icon email marketing design.
    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Participate in the creative process by presenting well-developed and strategic creative solutions to meet all project objectives
    • Develop, design, and execute all related marketing materials as briefed
    • Design dramatic and eye-catching graphic solutions to communicate the brand message in all applications
    • Design, develop, route and build eComm emails to help drive revenue and engagement; approximately 2-3 per week
    • Design, develop and execute best in class, platform specific, social marketing assets to support brand campaign launches, product launches, sports-related celebrations, as well as regular promotional messaging.
    • Implement brand visual identity consistently across all marketing communications
    • Work collaboratively with the Creative team, Marketing team, and Traffic Manager to ensure that all design solutions meet deadlines, objectives, and budget parameters.
    • Design and build Amazon Brand Store and Amazon A+ page content for Speedo and Endura Sport, as well as potential future NA Pentland brands
    • Consistently research, identify and share current industry design trends and competitive reviews as they relate to the brand
    • Actively participate in meetings and critiques as a team member of the department
    • Prepare prototypes and designs for brand presentations
      QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
      • 4+ years experience in graphic design
      • BA in graphic design or similar degree program
      • Must have experience working in an agency or an in-house design team
      • A solid foundation in typography, layout, color, and design
      • Expert knowledge of current Adobe Creative Suite and other creative tools required, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Acrobat, Bridge, and Figma
      • Responsive email design and development
      • Knowledge of digital social media asset requirements and strong social media platform engagement and familiarity
      • Previous work experience with Amazon A+ content and/or Salsify
      • Excellent knowledge of print design and pre-press production
      • Understanding of image creation, editing, and resizing across multiple platforms, formats, and software tools.
      • Great communication skills to collaborate and process feedback
      • Knowledge of fashion/sports apparel and retail environments are a plus
      • Knowledge of CSS, HTML, DHTML, Bootstrap, and JavaScript are a plus
        Speedo and Pentland Brands are an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, we have a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, applicants are asked not to disclose salary history information.

Keywords: Speedo, Cypress , Graphic Designer, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Cypress, California

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