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(Expired) Associate Apparel Graphic Designer

5 months ago by NYXL

  New York City (New York), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Design

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ESXL is on a mission to become New York’s esports organization, beginning with the successful launch of NYXL, New York’s franchise in Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League. With the league’s best record, MVP and a roster stacked with all-stars, NYXL was a gold standard in the Overwatch League's inaugural season. Now begins the evolution of ESXL into a broader, multi-team branded house that will define the identity of New York esports.

As part of this effort, ESXL is looking for an Associate Graphic Designer for its Consumer Products group who will use his/her design skills to create original graphic designs that appropriately reflect the company's brand ethos. We are interested in creating a new look for e-Sports and gaming through apparel graphics, and this requires a unique perspective on placement, scaling and use a blend of fashion and streetwear aesthetic.This designer must have experience effectively creating hand-drawn illustration and typography, and is comfortable writing his/her own copy when necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creates innovative graphic designs that reflect our design philosophy & high standards with direction from the company's merchandising, creative/design and leadership teams. Apply graphic design skills including drawing, sketching, typography, ideation, color theory and trends, use of texture and treatments.
  • Contributes to seasonal creative graphic strategy for products and line segments.
  • Clearly communicates changes to ensure timely completion of each project.
  • Works with members in design, product development and product management to ensure feasibility of designs, price points, and product creation timelines
  • Proactively complete execution of all product details, including construction details, color, form, style, graphic application, trims, etc.
  • Effectively leverages knowledge set of his/her peers within the organization without hand holding, and shares knowledge to help others.
  • Create visual presentations and graphic trends seasonally for our targeted consumer base
  • Able to work with outside creative agencies
  • Provide design support cross-departmentally within the organization as needed, including but limited to presentation designs.

Experience & Profile

  • 2-4 years of progressive, technically sophisticated graphic design experience, in apparel and accessories for one or more large-scale and well-known apparel brands
  • BA in graphic design or another relevant field
  • Strong familiarity with current trends, color, and design
  • Must be computer literate using Mac computer design Adobe applications a must
  • Proven ability to work in a rapidly changing, high-growth environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing work priorities, demands, and changes
  • A passion for sport and knowledge of streetwear culture is a plus.
  • Knowledge of motion graphic creation a plus
  • Travel up to 10%.

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NYXL is committed to inclusion and creating an environment mutual respect for all applicants and team members. Discrimination will not be tolerated. Decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. This applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, discipline, discharge, time off, and compensation.

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