Job Description

Serving the needs of all families with young children, Carter’s Inc. is the largest North American apparel retailer exclusively for babies and young children, encompassing Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Skip*Hop and Little Planet brands. Meaningful work, constant learning, genuine people, and a community guided by core values that promote inclusion and innovation is in everything we do. There are many reasons to build your career at Carter's.

The Little Plant Assistant Artist will partner with the design team to deliver fresh print and graphic ideas from concept to final production files. Little Planet is a small growing team. The person in this role must be flexible and willing to contribute in different capacities in order to meet evolving business needs. 

This role reports into the Sr. Director Design for Little Planet and is based in our Buckhead office in our majority in-office/hybrid work environment.

(20%): Art creation:

  • Responsible for developing 5-12 innovative and on-brand pieces of art per season including prints and graphics 

(35%): Manage Little Planet technical art files and artwork feedback:

  • Responsible for setting up repeats, editing color, creating .ai art paperwork files, managing file saving and communication with teams 
  • Own management of print and art execution comments to achieve the desired result in production

(20%): Art research and trend presentation: 

  • Partner with Sr. Director on researching inspiration for new art ahead of each season
  • Responsible for putting together presentations and mood boards to feature art direction for the brand

(15%): Print edits & upcycling:

  • Responsible for working with purchased art (.psd & .ai), making necessary edits and preparing them for production
  • Responsible for gathering and re-working prints and graphics from our art archives to use in future seasons

(10%): Partnering with Licensed Product Team: 

  • Will partner with licensed product team to make paperwork edits based on seasonal needs

Must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Understanding of art, printing techniques and print repeats
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop 
  • Portfolio displaying strong sense of color, layout, and trend with the demonstrated ability to execute different art techniques and looks suitable for the LP brand

Preferred skills and experience:

  • 2+ years’ experience in the fashion industry
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Innovative mind set / creative problem solving 
  • Flexibility 


  • Lead Courageously: Have a strong sense of personal values that align with our Company values
  • Collaborates Broadly: Build cooperation, trust, and thrive in a consensus driven environment
  • Customer Focus: Proactively seek opportunities to leverage data and fact-based insights to serve customers and/or internal clients
  • Drive Growth: Set aggressive goals and implement plans precisely
  • Cultivates Innovation:  Respectfully challenge the "we’ve always done it this way" mentality and explore new ways to achieve desired outcomes


  • Career Development: Success starts from within, and we have several paths from which you can choose to enhance your career evolution. From Carter’s University to Toastmasters to mentorship programs and more, we encourage you to utilize these tools to elevate your professional prowess. 

Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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