Senior Graphic Designer (Fashion brochures, catalogues, look books)

Carson, California
Job Terms:
80k + bonus + full benefits
Start date:
posted by:
Susan Reese

Job Description:

Aquent's fashion client is seeking a Senior Graphic Designer for an exciting direct hire opportunity.   The Senior Graphic Designer is responsible for creating and executing print and digital projects as assigned.  All while managing personal project intake, and ensuring that all assets are successfully delivered on schedule from initial artwork concepting to final production. We operate in a fast-paced, constantly multitasking environment and this role is crucial to the ongoing success of the business.  The individual needs to be creative with exquisite taste, but also detail oriented, organized, thrive in a team environment and collaborate well with both creative and cross-functional teams in a positive, enthusiastic manner.

What are the must haves? 

  • Aesthetically striking portfolio 
  • Fashion brochures, catalogues, look books
  • Fashion, beauty and/or luxury lifestyle brands experience 


What you'll do?

Agency, editorial or in-house background
Fashion brand and/or fashion magazines background
Passion for typography, and proven typesetting skills
Clear understanding of contemporary fashion photography and iconic fashion references
Ability to understand a project brief as well as business goals before engaging designing
Brings creativity and strategic thinking to life in presentations that creates enthusiasm   
Works across any media: print, video, interactive, environmental and beyond
Strong design skills with a passion for current and upcoming trends
Hits tight deadlines with a can-do attitude and an exceptional eye for details
Knowledge of pre-press, press, web and sheet-fed printing
Proven ability to oversee press checks of marketing materials
Works closely with executive creative director, copywriter, and creative services team to proactively move projects forward
Ability to give direction as well as work collaboratively with creative team
Enjoys working with and mentoring junior creative teams
Interprets feedback to find the best execution
Effectively handles multiple assignments simultaneously
Identify, mark-up, and write instructions for retouching images
Mark-up, complete layouts, and write instructions to prepare materials for printing
Works with team to maintain Creative Services department server and its filing system
Knowledge about creative industry and can provide recommendations for creative resources

What you have?

6+ years professional and related experience in graphic design field
Award winning portfolio of work that proves the above
Excellent knowledge of print and digital design
Excellent production skills
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Excellent mechanical/production skills with expertise in typography, layout and design
Strong verbal, interpersonal, project management and presentation skills
Ability to build strong working partnerships
Ability to work efficiently and in a fast-paced environment to meet tight deadlines
Ability to work both independently of and collaboratively with the creative team
Interest in of photo art direction, fashion apparel
Bachelor degree (BA Graphic Design preferred) or similar proven work experience

Reports to:  Executive Creative Director