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Designer - Melbourne

GLOBE


Globe International Ltd is a publicly listed company with over 30 years experience in skateboards, clothing, and footwear, in the streetwear, fashion and action sports markets. We have an exciting opportunity for a Designer to join our hardgoods design and development team, with a focus on Globe skateboard design but also other hardgoods categories including our newly launched Milk Bar bikes.

The successful candidate will be a creative self-starter with strong graphic design skills, have had experience in the action sports/ street fashion industry, and have a healthy interest in skateboarding or other similar action sports.

The designer will report to the Hardgoods Design Manager, and be responsible for (but not limited to) the following tasks:

  • Contribute designs, and illustrate original art for skateboards and other equipment

  • Conceptualize, sketch, and design skateboard products and packaging

  • Research and assist in art and colorway development

  • Creation of specification sheets / tech packs each season

  • Prepare and package final print-ready art for production

  • Photo retouching

  • Sample assembly / product testing

  • Communicate directly with factory to see samples/products through from concept to production

  • Create trims, labelling, and print-ready packaging

  • Create on-brand marketing assets communicating to retailers and end-consumers

Requirements:

  • Live the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop

  • Product design experience in the sports, action sports, fashion or streetwear industry (eg. apparel design background)

  • Screen printing experience heavily valued

  • Experience in dealing with overseas suppliers is an advantage

  • Good design & layout skills

  • An eye for color combinations

  • Strong typography

  • Adhere to strict deadlines / Manage projects efficiently

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Knowledge of eco-friendly materials an advantage

  • At least 2-3 years of relevant work experience, preferably within the surf/skate/ASR lifestyle industry or fashion streetwear industry

Other benefits:

  • Head office is located in Port Melbourne – easy access to freeways and public transport

  • Free parking & locked bicycle storage

  • Publicly listed company with long history of financial stability

  • Flexibility in starting and finishing times each day (subject to meeting full time requirements)

  • Young and energetic staff in a vibrant work environment with creative-minded people

Please email CV & digital portfolio to au.jobs@globebrand.com

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