Production Artist

Date:  May 22, 2023

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

About Our Company

Lids Sports Group is the largest licensed sports retailer in North America, selling fan and fashion-oriented headwear and apparel across the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Australia. Operating out of Indianapolis, IN, our retail stores offer officially licensed headwear and apparel from collegiate and professional sports teams, plus top brands like Nike, New Era, Adidas, and Mitchell & Ness.

We currently operate 1,200+ locations domestically and 50+ internationally, including specialty concept stores for the NBA, NHL, Paris Saint-Germain, and numerous MLB teams. In recent years, Lids has built partnerships with iconic global brands including Marvel, Playboy, and the Harlem Globetrotters, and gained ambassadors like Justin Jefferson, Quavo, and Josephine Skriver – creating a community for both sports fans and fashion lovers.

The company is currently expanding with the goal of becoming the largest licensed brick-and-mortar sports retailer across the globe.

General Position Summary

As the leading destination for hats and sports apparel, Lids is seeking a skilled Production Artist with industry-specific knowledge and experience. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in collaborating with our private label design team, overseeing technical aspects of product development, and ensuring efficient communication with our factories.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

• Collaborate closely with our private label design leader to develop comprehensive tech packs/specs for our apparel and accessories product lines, incorporating the latest industry trends and standards.

 • Maintain clear and effective communication with our factories, ensuring timely updates on sample and sew-out approval status, while addressing any production-related concerns.

 • Manage the style number guide and prepare presentation boards for internal use and external client presentations, showcasing product range and design innovation.

 • Oversee and manage submission boards for our licensed product portfolio, ensuring accuracy, consistency, and compliance with brand guidelines.

• Continuously stay updated on industry trends and competitor offerings, identifying opportunities for improvement and innovation in our product range.

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

• Expertise in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat with a proven ability to apply these skills in a professional setting. 

• Experience in the sports apparel or fashion industry, with a strong understanding of production processes, materials and design principles

• Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and adapt quickly to changing priorities.

• Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills, fostering a positive and supportive working environment.

• Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities, ensuring deadlines are consistently met.

• Meticulous attention to detail, with a focus on producing high-quality work and maintaining brand consistency.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with internal teams and external partners.

Preferred Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Prior experience designing tech packs.

Reports To

Sr. Brand Manager - Private Label



EEO Statement:
Hat World, Inc., Lids Holdings, Inc., dba Lids and subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local EEO laws. Hat World, Inc., prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on the individual's race or color, religion or creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, sex, pregnancy status, age, military status, disability, or any other protected characteristic or class protected by law. Hat World, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

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Req ID: 14617 

Location: Corporate Office 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis