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.

How You’ll Make an Impact:

This role typical reports into a Designer and is based in our Buckhead office in our in-office work environment (4 days/week in-office)

Creative Development - 60%:

  • Create unique and emotional art that is brand appropriate and capable of being manufactured, with direction from manager as needed.
  • Develop gender and age specific art that displays originality in print/pattern
  • Research trend to bring newness and fresh ideas to concept
  • Work with manager and team to understand feedback and edit designs appropriately

Process & Calendar - 20%:

  • Work efficiently to meet deadlines and follow through on all projects
  • Follow and support all established procedures within Art Department

Cross Functional Meetings & Collaboration - 15%:

  • Attend hindsight and sample review meetings to gain insight on selling and production capabilities
  • Work with Graphics, Design and Merchandising teams to develop cohesive line point of view
  • Accuracy in executing paperwork and art procedures
  • Communicate all updates with management and follow through with team
  • Basic knowledge of legal process as it relates to creative

We’d Love to Hear from You if:

Must Have:

  • Degree in Illustration, Fabric/Textile Design, or related field required.
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (3.2 GPA or higher strongly preferred) at time of graduation
  • Required to have graduated within 6 months of class start date
  • Must be able to start in the role full-time by June 2023
  • Must have a portfolio
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0(3.2 GPA or higher strongly preferred)
  • Required to have graduated within 6 months of class start date
  • Must be able to start in the role full time by June 2024
  • Possess strong working knowledge of Illustrator & Photoshop, basic color and layout skills as demonstrated through a portfolio of work
  • Basic knowledge of color and trends, with the ability to apply that to art
  • Basic understanding of techniques and materials for fabric printing
  • Possess strong communication skills, display a high level of professionalism with team members, and positive attitude

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Internship in Apparel Graphics or CAD Design preferred
  • Display organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task and remain focused in a fast-paced environment.

Our Team Members:

  • 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

Make a Career at Carter’s:

  • 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.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties described may be changed or reassigned at the discretion of management, and the employee may be required to perform duties that are not listed in the job description.

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.

Application Instructions

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