Merchandise Designer (Part-Time)

MISSION

To trailblaze a future of professional sports that is player-led and fan-focused.

VALUES

1. Stay grounded
2. Think critically
3. Encourage creativity
4. Persevere through the noise
5. Operate like an owner
6. Be Helpful

Role: Merchandise Designer
Location: Los Angeles
Job Type: Part-Time
Start Date: Immediately
 
Position Overview:
The PLL is seeking a talented part-time merchandise designer to help craft a world-class assortment for the most passionate lacrosse fans in the world. The ideal candidate is hungry to learn, build, and influence the creative direction of the PLL brand.  
 
Responsibilities:
  • Partner with Director of Merchandise to ideate design concepts across full product assortment
  • Assist with all apparel design needs, including executing on concepts and ideas
  • Maintain merch design library, including, but not limited to, artwork, tech packs, and line sheets
  • Create tech packs/spec sheets for in-house apparel
  • Collaborate with vendors and brand partners on design updates and needs, when necessary
  • Liaise with the greater design team to ensure alignment with greater PLL design ecosystem
  • Aid in sample evaluation and ensuring adherence to specifications
Qualifications:
  • 2-3 years of Merch designing experience
  • Prior apparel-specific design and technical experience
  • Must have a portfolio of design work
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize and execute against deadlines
  • Expert in Illustrator, Photoshop, and Lightroom; additional Adobe Suite experience is a plus
  • Prior experience working with a D2C brand
  • Knowledge of fabrics and construction techniques
  • Access to and knowledge of standard office software
  • Lacrosse background is a plus

Premier Lacrosse League is an equal opportunity employer. Premier Lacrosse League is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

ABOUT THE PLL

The Premier Lacrosse League (2020 SBJ Sports Breakthrough of the Year) is a North American outdoor professional lacrosse league featuring the world’s 200 best players. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur, and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and other leading sports and media executives, entrepreneurs, and investors. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. The league has partnered with blue chips brands through its first two years of play, such as Ticketmaster, Gatorade, and Progressive. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media:

Instagram: @PLL

Twitter: @PremierLacrosse

Facebook: @PremierLacrosseLeague

Youtube: YouTube.com/PLL