Graphic Designer (Apparel)
OAK+FORT
Vancouver, BC
Since our inception in 2010, OAK + FORT has curated collections that reflect our design philosophies. OAK + FORT is a belief that fashion should be uncomplicated and thoughtfully designed. We are not distracted or fettered by trends. We will continue to provide attainable luxury to like-minded individuals.

POSITION SUMMARY

OAK + FORT Graphic Designers are responsible for developing and executing all print, graphic, pattern and colour development. They play a key role in elevating our designs to create exciting and unique collections that meet the OAK + FORT aesthetic.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Research print and graphic trends relevant to OAK + FORT
Organize and present research
Organize and prepare all meetings
Execute the development of all prints, graphics, and patterns for womens and mens clothing
Adapt research and provided direction into custom prints and graphics
Prepare print and graphic artwork files
Communicate print and graphic direction and timelines to vendors
Request strike offs
Meet print and graphic timelines for development and production
Submit weekly status reports
Provide strike off comments to vendors for further development or approval
Approve bulk prints and graphics
REQUIREMENTS

1+ years in a graphic design position
Understanding of printing applications related to textiles and garments
Excellent time management and project planning abilities
Understanding of product lifecycle and apparel development
Strong decision making skills along with analytical problem solving skills
Effective communication skills; written, verbal in addition to listening skills
Strong work ethic and a can-do attitude
Connects with the OAK + FORT aesthetic
Ability to manage busy work load with tight deadlines
Positive attitude and great enthusiasm
Ability to effectively receive and communicate feedback