Reebok Graphic Design Apprenticeship - Footwear

Canton | United States | Design

Fitness builds strength, confidence and lifelong friendships.

It fights disease and depression. It transcends language, nationality and race.

Fitness is every tomorrow that ever made up its mind to be better than the day it left behind. Be part of that tomorrow.

Reebok's design apprenticeship program is a 1 year training program for newly graduated design students to learn the responsibilities and process of a designer.

Expanding the talent and knowledge of our future designers is the goal.

PURPOSE

The Graphic Design Apprentice will support all of the business units by assisting on graphics and design process to be used on footwear

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Plotting and fabric printing tutorials
  • Server and file conventions
  • Illustrator tutorial: style, templates, best practices
  • Participate in seasonal research, theme building, and concept development
  • Begin to create artwork from team’s concept sketches with direction from manager
  • Participate in preparing presentation materials for milestone meetings
  • Revisions to existing overview boards under direction of manager
  • Amending existing tech packs under direction of manager
  • Attend periodic 1:1, team, department, x-functional, and milestone meetings, and action any tasks that arise from meetings
  • Attend periodic artwork handoffs and prototype review sessions, and action any tasks that arise from meetings

Quarter 2

  • Mastering Illustrator techniques and best practices
  • Begin creating tech packs for approved artwork under direction of manager
  • Participate in preparing presentation materials for milestone meetings
  • Tracking of calendar deadlines and milestone dates with increased independence
  • Create and maintain overview boards under direction of manager
  • Begin to work closely with Apparel and Footwear teams to coordinate artwork and prepare presentations
  • Initiate individual project under direction of mentor (manager or other team lead as agreed upon)

Quarter 3

  • Mastering creation of tech packs with increased independence
  • Begin to design minor concepts/collections under direction of manager (i.e. Graphics, patterns, repeats)
  • Present progress on individual project with team and accept feedback for refinement
  • Begin to work with mentor on career coaching

Quarter 4

  • Design minor concepts/collections with minimal direction (i.e. Graphics, patterns, repeats)
  • Complete work on individual project and present to team

Work with assigned mentor for resume, portfolio and interviewing coaching (optional)

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong knowledge of adobe illustrator
  • Good computer skills in general, and strong Mac skills
  • Good researching skills
  • Ability to create image and concept boards
  • Good time management skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to follow instructions but also proactive to propose new ideas and solutions

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Bachelor’s degree in design (typically fashion or apparel)

2. Graduation date of no more than 1 semester prior to the start of the program

3. Prior internships or coops a plus

4. Experience with graphics for footwear

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The Facts

Jobtitle Reebok Graphic Design Apprenticeship - Footwear
Team Design
Brand Reebok
Location Canton
Country United States
Number 156957
Position Type Temp
Date Feb-16, 2017
Relocation yes

Sounds great for you? We would love to have you here.

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Learn more about Canton

Welcome to Canton

At Reebok, employees know first-hand what kind of impact embracing a fitness lifestyle can have on not only an individual, but on a community. Over the past couple of years, Reebok has transformed itself and its people, creating a new corporate culture that rivals any other company in the world. At Reebok, we’re tougher, grittier, healthier, and more productive. And we know this mental, social, and physical empowerment can happen anywhere with the right attitude and approach to life. This is what our new brand mark stands for.​

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  • On-Site Doctor Have acupuncturist, massage therapist on site but no doctor

  • On-Site Daycare

  • Retirement Plan

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  • On-Site Sports Facilities Gymnasium, Basketball Court, Tennis Courts, Soccer Fields, Yoga Studios, Spin Studio, Full Weight Room, Cross Fit box, Outdoor Track

  • Next airport to the location Number Logan Airport – Boston MA

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  • Local Population 21K in Town of Canton – Greater Boston has population of 4.5 million and 700K in Downtown Boston

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