SUMMARYThe individual in this position focuses on print design, scale sizing and original coloring of all custom Mumu prints. Categories including main collection, bridal, secret surprise, collaborations, denim, kids & swim. This role has a hybrid schedule and may work approximately 2 days remotely, each week.
Candidates must be within commuting distance of the Mumu HQ in Downtown Los Angeles.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESCreates seasonal kick of boards by gathering all print direction and inspiration from the creative directorsWorks independently to edit all purchased prints per creative designers’ direction in order to achieve final result. This includes adding graphic elements using illustrator and photo shop, re-coloring and re-sizing of print and print repeatsOrganizes and pulls pantone chip selection alongside creative designersApproves all final edits with creative directorsPackages all files with all necessary elements for initial send out to print vendorsTracks print development with outside vendors to ensure smooth development and consistent timelines in conjunction with internal calendarDaily communication with vendors regarding improvements and problem solving regarding printing techniquesReceives and organizes all print strike offsSets weekly meetings to review all print strike offs with creative directorsResponsible for relaying print revisions to the vendor after strike-off reviewsResponsible for seasonal research and development in regards to fabric, prints and colors via WGSN and outside vendor meetingsDirects and coordinates all print vendor meetings with internal creative teamSources vintage textiles and prints for seasonal inspirationCreates exclusive and original artwork from scratch as neededFollows design calendar to ensure all development timelines are met in regards to strike off approvalsManages and updates internal print tracker or WIP on a daily basis in order to update creatives on weekly progressWorks independently with cross-functional teams including the raw materials team for proper execution of production finished goodsWorks closely with the raw materials developer to ensure proper printing techniquesCreates artwork specification sheets for vendors to follow as guidelinesResponsible for creating the digital print board each season and distributing to team membersUpdates tangible in-house print boards in conjunction with raw materials developer weeklyDirects the execution of print placements by working with pattern teams to ensure proper execution per styleOther duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONS Comfortable in working in a fast-paced environment, flexible in changing direction as needed.Familiar and comfortable working in Adobe Suites Apps- specifically IllustratorMust be able to execute CAD illustrations in Adobe IllustratorPC literate with intermediate understanding and skills in using keyboard and Microsoft office productsCandidate must be highly organized with ability to prioritize with a sense of urgency and be a team playerMust have experience in measuring garments and garment constructionEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Minimum 7-10 years experience working as an in-house print designerBachelor’s or Associate’s degree in graphic or print designDynamic analytical, problem solving and project management abilities- must be a self starterFlexibility with regards to job responsibilitiesKnowledge with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and OutlookKnowledge with Adobe applications- Photoshop & IllustratorAble to work and think independently as well as part of a team.Excellent follow-through and attention to detailSelf-starter