"Knit Purl/Shibui Knits is growing and looking to add another player to its dynamic team.
The position: Design Assistant. To start, you’ll put in 10-15 hours a week supporting and collaborating with our lead designer. You must exhibit strong conceptual design skills, proven production skills, knowledge of printing processes, and proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, on a Mac platform. Beyond that, we are looking for someone with a style and level of taste that can match and push our company’s aspirations.
You will be:
Assisting with design and production of a variety of print, packaging, web and display projects.
Applying your knowledge of proper techniques for editing, artfully cropping and saving photos for various publishing needs.
Willing to contribute creatively while also hammering out less glamorous day to day tasks.
Exercising excellent interpersonal and communication skills; managing your time efficiently and juggling multiple projects simultaneously.
Highly organized and detail oriented, receptive of constructive feedback.
Always thinking of ways to do things better and helping those around you do the same.
Knowledge of knitting, digital SLR photography, hair/makeup/wardrobe styling will give you added potential of growing with our company.
The place: Knit Purl and Shibui Knits are sister companies in the yarn market. Knit Purl is our retail shop located in Downtown Portland. Shibui Knits is a wholesale yarn company that distributes yarn and patterns to other local yarn stores around the globe. Our business is rapidly growing and populated by intelligent, driven, and fun individuals with a passion for creativity.
The process: Please submit your resume and a .pdf of relevant work, or a link to an online portfolio. We encourage students and recent grads to apply. Applications will be accepted through August 8th, 2011. Send materials to email@example.com with "Design Assistant" as the subject."