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:

Creative Development- 75%:

  • Create original, innovative and emotional art that is brand appropriate
  • Employ graphic techniques: bringing innovation, trend and execution ability to designs from concept to execution
  • Apply strong use of illustration/typography, utilizing a variety of color, techniques and layout.
  • Develop gender and age specific art that displays originality in graphics with little direction from manager
  • Create artwork with strong adoption rate internally and with external customer
  • Prepare and maintain inspiration/trend boards at the beginning of each season.

Creative Process/Calendar & Cross-functional Collaboration - 25%:

  • Manage time efficiently to meet deadlines and follow through on all projects
  • Understand and follow all established procedures within Art Department
  • Attend creative, hindsight and sample review meetings to provide suggestions for best execution and problem solving for best results
  • Work closely with cross functional teams to produce artwork that is cost effective and meets company targets
  • Initiate process improvements to increase efficiency and reduce complexity
  • Accuracy in executing artwork and art procedures
  • Communicate all updates with management and follow through with team
  • Partner with legal to ensure artwork has been approved for use
  • May have direct report(s) or some management experience

We’d Love to Hear from You if:

Must Have:

  • Possess strong working knowledge of Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Possess strong communication skills, display a high level of professionalism with team members, and positive attitude
  • Strong knowledge of color and trends
  • Strong color and layout skills
  • 5+ years industry experience

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Display organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of techniques and materials for graphics
  • 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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