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Associate Graphic Designer

Brooks Running, US, Washington, Seattle, Corporate

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Who We Are:
Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That’s it. No distractions—it’s all about the run. Through science, creativity, service, authenticity and connection, we obsess over delivering the best running gear on the planet. We do it our way, with our unique spirit, with a goal of being more relevant to runners than any other brand, day after day and mile after mile. We are determined to innovate, challenging ourselves to lead thought at every turn. Inside these walls and on the roads, tracks and trails, we live and breathe Run Happy, celebrating the positive impact running has on our lives and others. We inject it into all we do because it makes everything better, smarter, more fun and more memorable. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together and creates the conditions for success. It is lived daily as a behavioral expression of our collective set of brand values: Connect with People, Innovate for our Customer, Compete as a Team, Build Trust, Have Fun & Bring Passion, and Be Active. If you’re on our team, it means you’re part of creating something extraordinary. You’re part of Brooks.

Your 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 an Associate Graphic Designer you’ll bring your creative talent, passion, keen eye and creative 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 brooksrunning.com assets and social media content, as well as dynamic retail creative.
  • Create 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 copy writers to develop conceptual ideas for product launch campaigns.
  • Problem solve and find multiple design solutions, especially under short 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.
  • 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:  Please include an online portfolio demonstrating phenomenal design excellence with major consumer brands (required).
At Brooks, we celebrate diversity & equity. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply. Brooks is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, the presence of a sensory, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military status, marital status, pregnancy or child birth, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, political ideology, or any other non-merit based factors. 

About Brooks Running

About us Brooks Running makes men's and women's high-performance running shoes, apparel, and accessories that meet the needs of runners of all levels. Entirely focused on the run, Brooks is dedicated to inspiring people to run and be active. Brooks creates innovative equipment that keeps you running longer, farther and faster—and with more enjoyment of the run.

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