Lakeshirts
  • Art
  • Detroit Lakes, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

benefit package available after 90 days of employment, profit sharing option annually


GREAT ART. IT'S KINDA WHAT WE DO HERE AND WHAT WE'RE PASSIONATE ABOUT.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Working collaboratively with our customers and 60+ artists makes us happy. We strive to continually stay on-trend, creating over 200,000 new designs in the last 5 years and 26,000 design modifications yearly. We're currently looking for an ultra-motivated, organized, leadership-driven individual, looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity in our fast-paced creative culture.

As a TEAM LEAD, this position is responsible for leading our Resort Production Artists to ensure on-time delivery of art to production, as well as the maintenance of standards within each division.

 Schedule: Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week, with OT as needed.


Essential Job Functions | Train + Lead + Execute + Communicate + Collaborate

  • Perform production artist responsibilities proficiently and maintain standards
  • Ensure team members are appropriately trained in the areas of job responsibility, safety, and company policy
  • Work closely with artists to field questions and concerns
  • Conduct weekly check-ins with team and report performance/attendance issues to Art Manager
  • Attend daily production huddle as assigned and communicate priorities back to the department
  • Understand and utilize production reports and work orders to organize and manage priorities
  • Assign and reassign work as necessary to ensure deadlines are met
  • Work with artists to ensure daily production is met
  • Work closely with other leads to uphold standards and communicate changes to art staff in a timely manner
  • Manage design updates when logos change
  • Work with Quality Control to resolve issues
  • Communicate inconsistencies in standards to the Art Manager
  • Manage employee concerns and performance issues
  • Conduct quarterly performance and yearly increase reviews with employees
  • Review processes periodically to increase efficiency

Qualifications | Leadership + Graphic Design + Detail + Teamwork + Communication

  • Exposure to leadership training preferred
  • 2-year or 4-year degree in Graphic Design with Adobe Illustrator proficiency required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Word helpful but not required
  • Ability to multi-task
  • High attention to detail
  • Independent decision making skills with reason and good judgment
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Must be reliable, responsible, flexible and take direction well
  • Must be able to handle multiple interruptions and follow through
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral 

Cognitive or Mental Requirements of the Job:

Employee must be able to see and hear, read and write. Requires good judgment, people-oriented, flexible, organized, diplomatic, reliable, enthusiastic, courteous, helpful, patient. 


Physical Demands:

Position Requirements/Frequency

Never

0%

Occasionally

1%-33%

Frequently

34%-66%

Continuously

67%-100%

Lifts

 

X

 

 

Stand

 

 

 

X

Walk

 

 

 

X

Sit

 

 

 

X

Carries

 

X

 

 

Pushes

 

X

 

 

Pulls

 

X

 

 

Climbs

 

X

 

 

Balances

 

X

 

 

Bends

 

X

 

 

Twists

 

X

 

 

Crawls

 

X

 

 

Reaches

 

X

 

 

Lifting under 10 lbs.

 

 

X

 

Lifting 10-24 lbs.

 

 

X

 

Lifting 25-50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

Lifting over 50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

Carrying under 10 lbs.

 

 

X

 

Carrying 10-24 lbs.

 

 

X

 

Carrying 25-50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

Carrying over 50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

Reaching above shoulder height

 

X

 

 

Reaching at shoulder height

 

X

 

 

Reaching below shoulder height

 

X

 

 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and should in no way be considered a contract or guarantee of employment. Employee may perform other related duties as needed based on the ongoing needs of the business. Minnesota is an Employment-At-Will state and implies no specific length of employment. 


OUR CULTURE IS ONE-OF-A-KIND AND TRULY SETS US APART. We are proud of our humble beginnings and non-corporate style. We offer a unique atmosphere, unlike any other manufacturer. We work hard to be the best and we seek only committed individuals that will help move our company forward and embrace our values and culture. Lakeshirts | Blue 84 is one of the largest privately owned screen-printing manufacturers in the United States, responsible for decorating and distribution of a wide variety of garments for the resort, college and K-12 markets. At our headquarters in Detroit Lakes, MN, we employ over 500 great people, proudly producing 35,000+ garments daily. It's not just a job but a lifestyle. Our job descriptions help support and guide you in the role you play in making our company successful. LIFE'S BETTER IN A T-SHIRT. IT REALLY IS. 

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