Associate Graphic Designer

Brooks Running Seattle, WA

About the Job

The Brooks Global Creative team imagines/designs/curates/manifests creative concepts, campaigns, and assets that define and express the Brooks brand. Print, retail, packaging, web, digital, events—even porta potties—are our canvas and runners are our inspiration. Our growing team seeks a Graphic Designer to develop marketing creative to support seasonal product launches, events, and retail. As Graphic Designer you’ll bring your creative talent, passion, keen eye and strategic thinking to every project that comes your way. Your design range will stretch across in-store POP, events, executive presentations, catalogues and global brand assets. As part of the go-to-market design team, collaboration and flexibility are as important as your design chops and communication prowess. Responsibilities:

  • Design development of seasonal product launches, including design and layout, illustration, and development of seasonal creative guides and asset kits, design of assets and social media content, as well as dynamic retail creative.
  • Creation of designs for internal presentations and materials for internal meetings or events.
  • Build and foster relationships with other team members at Brooks to gain and maintain a current and deep understanding of what drives the brand, business and products.
  • Partner with copywriters to develop conceptual ideas for product launch campaigns.
  • Problem solve and find multiple design solutions, especially under shorter timelines or strict budgets.
  • Continually develop your design, presentation and strategic skills; push your thinking beyond current projects with an understanding of how design solutions made today can affect future applications.
  • Actively contribute to workflow improvements that enable to team to develop best in class creative.
  • Assist with other graphics projects as needed.
  • Successfully manage time, work flow and schedule to deliver exceptional creative on time and on budget, every time. Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ years’ experience as a graphic designer on an in-house creative team, agency, or similar environment.
  • Digital and or retail design experience preferred.
  • Creative portfolio demonstrating best in class layout, typography and conceptual skills.
  • Must have a working understanding of both the print and digital design spaces.
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign as well as Sketch and InVision
  • Well versed in design and workflow best practices
  • Acutely detail-oriented
  • Proven project/time management skills
  • Able to work both independently within a team environment, and collaboratively with diverse teams to achieve exceptional results
  • Must possess a great attitude, sense of humor, and drive to improve the Brooks brand
  • A passion for the running enthusiast and active lifestyle. To Apply:
  • An online portfolio demonstrating phenomenal design excellence with major consumer brands is required. Please add your online portfolio link at the top of your resume when applying.