Fashion CAD Graphic Designer
Winnipeg, MB, CA
2d ago
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Fashion CAD Graphic Designer

Bootlegger’s Corporate Office is relocating to Winnipeg! We are excited to be sharing an office space with our affiliated companies, Warehouse One, Ricki’s, and Cleo.

The Bootlegger team is looking for outgoing, highly motivated and dedicated individuals to join our team of retail and fashion professionals in creating great products that generate excitement and loyal, raving fans!

Bootlegger is currently seeking a Fashion CAD Graphic Designer to join our Merchandising Team and support the development of Bootlegger’s clothing and accessories.

Our Fashion CAD Graphic Designer will be focused on altering and developing prints, designs, and graphics that will be used in the development of our garments, bringing to life the vision of our merchandising team when it comes to our styles.

More specifically, our Fashion CAD Graphic Designer will be responsible for

Fashion Computer Aided Design

  • Using technical and creative knowledge and ability to execute finished, CAD artwork projects based on the direction and needs of the merchandising team
  • Using resources such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to design and recolor prints / repeats and embroideries, appliques and yarn dyes
  • Presenting design solutions for discussion and implementation
  • Preparing completed, production ready artwork package in a timely manner based on the product type
  • Organizing materials and prioritizes projects based on the seasonal deadlines
  • Color matching of seasonal palette to be used in CAD programs
  • Maintaining and managing current and archival files for design projects in an orderly, consistent and safe method for future reference and use
  • Ensuring that equipment and files are updated and maintained using internal and external technical support as needed; orders and maintains supplies for CAD equipment when needed
  • Auxiliary Graphic Design Assignments

  • Assisting in the development of original, creative design solutions to meet the objectives of the Bootlegger visual brand across multiple medias, including print, web and digital multi-media
  • Supporting the workload of graphic designers and the merchandising team through the creation of graphic elements for projects, including photo retouching of files, creating illustrations, and file assembly based on pre-existing designs
  • Working to ensure consistency of key design elements to maintain an integrated look and feel throughout brand communications materials
  • Appling visual brand standards across all projects
  • Managing files for design projects
  • Liaising with external vendors as required
  • Bootlegger is looking for an individual to fill this role who has

  • Experience working in the fashion apparel industry is a strong asset
  • Degree or Diploma in a Graphic Design is required
  • 1-3 years’ experience working in the field of graphic design is preferred
  • Must have high level of creativity with strong design and brand identity sensibilities
  • Ability to translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously is required
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems and take initiative
  • Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are required
  • Portfolio of artwork or related design projects required
  • Embodies Bootlegger’s core values; Trust, Teamwork, Passion, Entrepreneurship and Growth
  • Each applicant will be assessed based on their combination of education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities and in conjunction with a portfolio of their work samples that best demonstrate their artistic ability, visual integration / consistency across branded materials, creative design concepts and overall understanding of modern design best practices.

    Excited to Join Our Team?

    Submit your cover letter, resume, and portfolio!


    Do you love fashion and making people feel good? Want to work in an exciting, fast-paced environment? A career at Bootlegger may be just the right fit for you!

    Bootlegger is a trusted, Canadian destination that was founded over 45 years ago in Vancouver, British Columbia. Bootlegger’s mission from early on was to be the place for jeans in Canada where you will find the perfect fit, quality and value.

    With stores from coast to coast, an ecommerce business, and millions of jeans later, it continues its devotion to denim innovation in design, fabric and washes and to providing everything that goes with jeans.

    We’re proud to offer a generous employee discount to all employees, as well as to spouses and dependent children. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefit plan that includes health, dental, and vision care, life insurance, and disability coverage, as well as an Employee Assistance Program to full time / salaried team members.

    We also believe in helping all employees take the next step in their career, so we’ll give you the support & resources you need to do your best work and expand your skills in the workplace.


    TRUST - We have integrity.

    TEAMWORK - Teamwork makes the dream work.

    PASSION - We love what we do & do what we love.


    GROWTH - Progress is the heartbeat of growth!

    For more information visit our Careers page.

    Bootlegger is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request.

    We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

    The Bootlegger Team sincerely appreciates all expressed interest; however only those candidates qualifying for interviews will be contacted.

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