JOBS


PART TIME GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Block Shop Textiles is seeking a part-time graphic designer to join our Atwater studio. Attitude is everything. We are looking for an upbeat, problem-solving, self-motivated, proactive, extremely detail-oriented person to be an instrumental member of our growing team. Sunshiny disposition a must. You will be our design guru, responsible for all of Block Shop’s day-to-day graphic design –branding, web, collateral– and support Lily, Hopie, and our head designer Ainslee with their textile design process. 

This is a part-time role, where you would come into our studio 2-3 days / week. Pay is hourly. The contract is for 3 months with the possibility to extend. 

To Apply

Please read the job description carefully and send us an email at hello@blockshoptextiles.com with the subject heading “GRAPHIC DESIGN JOB” with cover letter, CV (include professional reference), and short answers to the below questions. Typos and spelling errors disqualify; congeniality and verve inspire. If you have a great Instagram / Pinterest / Tumblr let us know! YOU WILL BE A PART OF THE BLOCK SHOP FAMILY so we want to get to know you.

Questions

  1. Why do you want to do graphic design at Block Shop? 
  2. What’s another brand you admire whose product design, web design, and Instagram align in a beautiful way that gives you a strong sense of who they are as a company? Tell us why.
Job Description

  • Design engaging and on-brand graphic communications for print and web, including website and social media graphics, newsletter layout, posters, flyers, and other marketing materials as needed

  • Editing photos for website and marketing

  • Create linesheets and press pdfs

  • Maintaining and updating our website (Shopify)

  • Fielding media requests

  • Manage and organize dropbox

  • Assist co-founders in textile design process

  • 2-3 days a week in studio

  • Hourly wage

Qualifications

  • Must be in the LA area and able to come to Block Shop studio 2-3 times a week

  • Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop (experience with photography and retail a plus)

  • Shopify and e-commerce background preferred

  • Strong photo editing skills 

  • Good command of color theory, typography, layout and composition, and overall design concept

  • Familiarity with our brand identity

  • Fluency in HTML & CSS a plus

  • Must take direction well - designer will work directly with our Creative Director

  • Must be self motivated, extremely organized and detail oriented

  • Laptop required, with recent Adobe Creative Suite software

  • Are you a team player and fun to be around? We care more about culture fit than prior experience as long as you have the skills. Can’t wait to meet you!