Print Shop Production Assistant (DTG / Vinyl / Embroidery)

Company Overview

Design Like Whoa

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Design Like Whoa is a design-focused firm helping our clients with employee and client engagement through custom products. We believe it's more than just swag, it’s a vibe shaping your brand and culture.

Local to San Francisco, our women-owned and operated company works globally to help clients showcase their brand through high-quality apparel, accessories, gift boxes (Kits), and online stores. Our in-house Design Consultants work hand-in-hand with clients to ensure they are choosing the best products for their business from a quality and ethical perspective. Our offerings have a strong focus on sustainably made goods and minority businesses.

The Role:
Design Like Whoa is searching for a creative and energetic Production Assistant who is passionate about casual-wear and graphic tees. You are an artist at heart who is excited to work with a small, collaborative team. You love the idea of making a design concept a tangible reality. You're driven, entrepreneurial, creative, and have a strong desire to grow with the company.

Job Categories

  • Hours: Full-time
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  • Hours: Part-time
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  • Industry: Apparel and Sewn Goods
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Job Duties

Responsibilities:
- Effectively use Photoshop or Illustrator to make artwork print-ready
- Operate and maintain equipment: direct-to-garment (DTG), embroidery, and vinyl cutters
- Building and ship gift boxes (Kits)
- Make it your mission to understand our machines and processes inside and out
- Stay very organized while working quickly to stick to timelines and deadlines
- Troubleshoot and resolve issues and concerns effectively with the team

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

Job Requirements

- Must be able to work from our location in San Francisco (SOMA)
- Must be available 9 am - 5:30 pm, Monday - Friday
- Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time
- Ability to lift and move boxes that weigh up to 30 lbs
- Have an internal desire to be the best you can be

Skills/Experience Preferred

Qualifications:
- Minimum of 2-4 years of experience using Photoshop and Illustrator
- Ability to create and edit vector art
- Ability to perform well under pressure
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Adaptable, agile and can think on your feet
- Ability to prioritize and multitask
- Positive, professional, and energetic personality
- Responsible, reliable, and on time
- Very detail-oriented
- Do it yourself mentality; if there's an issue, you troubleshoot, think independently, and problem solve


Pluses:
- Prior experience working in a print-related industry
- Prior experience in production, working with direct-to-garment (DTG), embroidery, vinyl, sublimation, screen printingHave an internal desire to be the best you can be

Compensation

Benefits

Opportunities for growth and professional development; Opportunity to greatly impact a growing team; Great team culture; Yearly stipend of custom apparel + accessories

Hours

Full-time/Part-time

Resume Required

Yes

Cover letter Required

Yes

Other Application Requirements

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