Retail Designer

Date:  May 7, 2022

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

General Description

The Retail Designer is responsible for creating marketing visuals across all print and digital mediums, including in-store merchandising displays and social content.  This individual will process site information, prepare floor plans, storefront elevations, and other materials to support design solutions for domestic and international stores.  The Retail Designer is expected to use current design trends and best practices to create content that adheres to the Lids brand guidelines and culture.  This position will work closely with the Senior Creative Manager and leadership to develop the branding strategies for stores and events throughout the year. 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and create assets, including store signage, social media posts, emails, website banners and other design work as needed
  • Prepare floor plans, storefront elevations, and other materials to support design solutions while adhering to overall design guidelines and brand strategy.
  • Produce quality work in a fast-paced environment, meeting deadlines and expectations for quality, creativity and accuracy
  • Explore design alternatives, pushing boundaries and executing sophisticated solutions that display awareness of current design trends and techniques
  • Collaborate with Sr. Creative Manager to develop, refine, communicate and execute the creative vision for brand strategy
  • Coordinate with internal and external partners to assure projects are completed within timeline and budget.
  • Edit lifestyle and product photography for use in various media used to promote stores and events
  • Use hands-on approach to figure out how to develop projects from start to finish and execute through multiple design mediums including in-store signage, digital displays, email templates and other graphics. 

Additional Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Streamline and improve marketing processes
  • Prepare and present presentations to project partners and leadership
  • Influence the organization to continuously innovate
  • Monitor consumer trends and look for opportunities to elevate design
  • Collaborate with studio team to concept, develop and execute photography for campaigns and promotions
  • Conceptualize visually dynamic and concise design ideas for a host of print and digital materials
  • Develop designs that adhere to brand guidelines and translate into integrated solutions for print, desktop, mobile and other digital marketing initiatives
  • Employ graphic design best practices and optimization techniques
  • Proof work for typos, style and duplications to ensure delivery of error-free designs
  • Participate in group projects and new strategic initiatives
  • Plan and manage project time effectively
  • Provide creative input and direction during project development

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual communications, or related degree
  • 3-5 years of professional design experience on retail projects
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Technical expertise in AutoCAD and SketchUp preferred
  • Proficient in 3D modeling and store design
  • Proven organizational skills, creativity, and professionalism
  • Solid understanding of design principles, typography, color theory and other relevant design fundamentals used in the print and digital space
  • Expert knowledge of print and digital standards


Bachelor's Level Degree in Design or Communication

Reports To

Sr. Creative Manager


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: 9093 

Location: Corporate Office 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis