Founded in 1995, Alternative is a fashion lifestyle brand best known for comfort, simplicity and our commitment to sustainability. Through innovative apparel design and involvement in purposeful causes, we aim to connect people, inspire creativity and catalyze change.
When you work at Alternative, you join a community, not a department. You become an outlier within the fashion industry because others don't have to fail for you to succeed. Alternative is a company of entrepreneurs who are driven by passion, not job descriptions, where you can contribute to something you're proud to wear--on your body and your résumé.
Alternative Apparel is looking for an entry level Graphic Designer to join the Brand Marketing team. This role is responsible for understanding marketing and communication goals and translating them into unique creative solutions for our brand. As Graphic Designer you will be responsible for collaborating with the Sr. Graphic Designer & immediate team members as well as working across multiple departments. This important role requires broad knowledge and advanced skills in both print and web design. The Graphic Designer reports to the Creative Director.
Create compelling visual communications
Design layouts, comps & branding for our B2C and B2B channels: emails, webpages, sales materials, lookbooks, catalogs, etc.
Balance priorities and projects in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
Support the Creative Director, Sr. Graphic Designer and overall creative department in producing: Catalog Layouts, Print needs and Retail Signage needs
Provide e-Comm support for our websites as well as: digital lookbooks, e-mails and wireframes
Internal assistance for HR & Brand Mafia community: event invites, newsletters, etc.
Tradeshow and Event needs: Graphics, Environmental Design, Signage and KOP
Some travel may be required for photoshoots, tradeshows, company events
1-3 years experience in designing for print and web mediums; tradeshow experience is a plus
BFA in Graphic Design or similar creative/digital field
An ability to advocate for and maintain brand identity, evolving as necessary
Exceptional design talents with stylistic breadth that demonstrates a fashionable aesthetic
Creative problem solving, communication skills, and decision-making skills
Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Cloud
Experience with photo shoots & production preferred
Experience with overseeing vendors & contractors is a plus
Proficiency in project management software/Basecamp & use of DropBox
Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
Must be able to take direction and work well in a team environment, as well as on your own
Proven success working in a fluid and rapidly changing open team environment
Superior verbal and writing skills to communicate design principles
Hand-crafted skills and a passion for fashion, art, design and photography are preferred
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.
Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly: