28 days old
2018-07-242018-08-23

Product Designer (apparel) - Out of Print

Out of Print
New York, New York 10019
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Product Designer  

Out of Print is dedicated to celebrating the world’s great stories through fashion and accessories while promoting literacy in underserved communities. We are seeking a passionate, creative, detail-oriented designer to join the creative team in our New York office. The Product Designer will work closely with the Design Director and Product Development team on both product development, packaging and print design.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of work experience as a designer.  This candidate should have a passion for designing patterns, t-shirt graphics and other product merchandise. Highly creative with a strong graphic design, typography and print design skills are a must. Illustration skills and knowledge of book culture are a big plus.

Full time with benefits $65K salary

 Please apply using our online application process below:

https://jobsearch.createyourowncareer.com/PRH_US/job/New-York-Product-Designer-Out-of-Print-NY-10019/482246401/

Resume and a portfolio are required for consideration.

 

Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Create graphics, patterns, packaging and any additional artwork needed for new product collections (both accessories and wearables)
  • Work on wholesale and consumer catalogs seasonally throughout the year
  • Initiate new product ideas as well as execute concepts from the Design Director
  • Assist in trend research for the department, including, but not limited to, book culture, fashion, pop culture, color, and fabrication trends
  • Create presentations and mock-ups
  • Additional print projects such as packaging design and tradeshow booth graphics
  • Take ownership of all projects and demonstrate understanding and knowledge of all assignments 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a graphic designer, with at least 2 years on product design
  • Highly creative with strong design and typography skills
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign a must
  • Experience in the technical setup and preparation of artwork files for production
  • Knowledge of traditional print production and ability to prep final files, collect assets and package files for print
  • Knowledge of different printing techniques, fabrics and manufacturing materials a plus
  • Ability to take direction from Design Director and follow through, meet deadlines and work independently
  • Strong time management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills a must
  • Experience working with external vendors and printers

 

About Out of Print

Out of Print is a division of Penguin Random House. Our products feature iconic cover art and original designs that celebrate the bookish lifestyle. We work closely with the artists, authors and publishers to license the content that ends up in our collections. Each product is treated to feel soft and worn like a well-read book.

We are also passionate about promoting literacy. Each purchase helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need, while supporting the authors, publishers and artists who made these iconic works an integral part of our lives. Since our launch in 2010, we have sent over 3 million books to communities in need.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.

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