Los Angeles, CA

VP of Design | Job #22710

Date of Posting:

November 10, 2019

Length of Assignment:

Full-time Onsite

Pay Rate:

DOE Salary

Job Description:

Artisan Creative is seeking a VP of Design for a full-time onsite opportunity with our retail client specializing in the soft goods space, particularly in the juvenile industry. The ideal candidate is a leader who still LOVES all things design, which means, yes, they are still highly proficient in the various Adobe design tools and can easily put together a trend and mood board.

They are passionate about the future of design and are always keeping up with the latest design trends, particularly within the children’s goods industry.  They know how to motivate and inspire a team to action with empathy, positivity, and encouragement.

Their skills include conceptual creativity, home product and/or upholstery textile industry-related background; familiar with specialty and national retailers, market trends; presentation board design, and strong technical and aesthetic color experience. Experience with juvenile products a plus.

In this role, you will work closely with business stakeholders and a design team to ensure objectives are met. You will lead the strategy and vision for design and help to elevate the brand across all channels. You will work with cross-functional teams to ensure.

This is an onsite role near Central LA. 


  • Minimum 7-10 years experience in a similar position in Product Design required
  • Must be proficient with Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Knowledge of textile design and pattern repeats. Expert drawing skills a must
  • High degree of professional decorum and business maturity required
  • Ability to successfully establish and maintain professional relationships
  • Strong production knowledge and a sense of ownership and responsibility for all of the products that are produced by the department
  • Strong drive and high energy, action, and results oriented

Please reference the Job # and Title in the subject matter of your email and submit to artisanjobs@artisancreative.com Please provide your resume, portfolio or URL where applicable as well as three references for consideration. Additionally, please provide 3-5 bullet points as to how your experience best relates to the requirements. Unless specified, roles are not open to relocation or remote candidates and only local candidates will be considered. Thank you.

Applicants for roles within the City of Los Angeles please note: “Pursuant to the Los Angeles City Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with Criminal Histories.”

Applicants for roles within the City of San Francisco please note: “Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction warrants.”

Artisan Creative’s Bio:

Artisan Creative has spent the last 20+ years in creative staffing and recruitment helping candidates find both freelance and full time roles in the Print,Digital, Broadcast, Marketing, Social Media and Communication fields.

We work with a variety of clients from Advertising and Design agencies to in-house teams in the Entertainment, Health and Beauty, Fashion, Financial, Technology and Manufacturing verticals to name a few. For a complete list of our core capabilities, please visit artisancreative.com

Visit our blog to access over 400 articles on interviewing best practices, job search and freelancing tips. Artisan Creative is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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