Columbia Sportswear Company SOREL Sr. Graphic Designer in Portland, Oregon

SOREL Sr. Graphic Designer

United States, Oregon, Portland


100006BJ Requisition #

Jan 10, 2019 Post Date

SORELis currently looking for a talented Sr. Designer to help develop industryleading creative solutions along with generating a clear and ground-breakingbrand image from sell-in to sell-thru. The Senior Designer is a key piece ofthe long-term SOREL brand and creative growth strategy. Reporting to the GlobalCreative Lead, this position will help strategize, concept, manage, art directand design a multitude of creative executions supporting overall branddevelopment and awareness. The Sr. Designer will also play a pivotal role inthe development of multi-channel advertising creative harnessing strongexternal and internal business relationships.


  • Helpdrive and execute the creative for multiple concepts and categories acrossmultiple consumer touchpoints, from 2D to 3D to digital.
  • Developconcepts and strategies that fulfill and align with overall brand objectives,concept and briefs.
  • Collaboratewith cross-functional team members to ensure consumer and brand frequency.
  • Communicateand present design concepts for client approval to internal and externalstakeholders.
  • Ensureall creatives is aligned and communicates a consistent brand essence globally.
  • Craftand design world class creative through seasonal style guides, print anddigital advertising communications, key account support, ecommercedigital-design, retail executions and all other brand enhancing creative thatreinforces and evolves overall business image.
  • Collaboratewith project managers to ensure projects are on budget and on schedule
  • Continuallyexploring and integrating emerging visual communication technology


  • BA/ BS / BFA in design, advertising, fine are or another relevant field
  • 8+years of work experience in an agency, in-house studio or fashion brand setting
  • Passionand experience in the fashion industry is required
  • Solideducation and advanced experience in the creative development of communicationtools
  • Experienceworking on multi-channel, primarily digital, advertising campaign creative
  • Abilityto art direct, lead and manage high level creative photoshoots from start tofinish
  • Provenexperience with the entire design process (project scope and time planning,design steps, concept sell-in presentations, production/execution of designsolutions, pre-press processes and delivery of final product to the greaterbrand team and partners)
  • Expertknowledge in creating informative and compelling style guides and visualcenters
  • Helplead brainstorming / creative sessions to generate ideas
  • Strongcopywriting and editing skills with the ability to develop headlines and shortcopy consistent with our brand voice and concepts
  • Familiaritywith digital asset and management software
  • Exemplaryinterpersonal and analytical abilities
  • Expertknowledge in the Adobe CS with a heavy focus in In-Design and Photoshop
  • Mustbe self-motivated, proactive, detail/solution oriented and a positive teamplayer in a fast-paced environment
  • Relentlessdesire and expectation to innovate and execute world class design
  • Strongoverall business acumen relating to marketing, wholesale and direct to consumer
  • Portfoliodemonstrating a strong range of skills including unified campaigns that includephotography art direction, digital and print layout design

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

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