Associate Graphic Designer : Alameda, CA : Temporary

Our client is looking for an Associate Graphic Designer for 3-6 months.  In-house/Alameda, CA, Temporary/ Full-time hours. The primary responsibilities of the Associate Graphic Designer are to design and execute creative projects for the global product and Creative department’s needs. This includes Men’s, Women’s and Youth graphic apparel, accessories, equipment, and brand labeling systems.


  • Contribute to the innovative, brand-right graphics for all tiers of global apparel and product branding, for both in-line and quick-turn calendars under direction of Graphic Designer and Graphic Design Director.

  • Be at the global forefront of design trends and graphic application. Design graphic art with planning and forethought around artwork execution: screen-printing techniques, applique, embroidery and other embellishment methods.

  • Own the creative process to make sure that the final product aligns with creative direction and meets commercial objectives

  • Continuously leverages resources in producing new ideas. Has solid awareness of outdoor, lifestyle and streetwear trends and the and the ability to interpret these trends though the brand lens.

  • Creates accurate production files detailing artwork specifications, scale, application materials to vendors. Reviews strike-offs and drives for highest standard of results.

  • Produce trend reports and present findings to cross functional teams


Years of Related Professional Experience: 1 year minimum

  • Experience in apparel graphic design a plus

Educational/Position Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, or equivalent experience and portfolio, or equivalent years of combined education and experience.


  • Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign in a Mac environment.

  • High level of creativity

  • Strong understanding of design principles, passion for typography, and strong sense & understandiing of color.

  • Hand-drawing and illustration capabilities.

  • Understanding of the outdoor market. 

  • Exercises personal professionalism and sense of accountability.

  • Possess effective communication skills and thrives on working within team-based environment.

  • Must be detail oriented with design, production files, and communication.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

Emerging Blue is an equal opportunity employer.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.