Hi all, I am looking to see if anyone has experience solving the best way to automate the product mockups and design templates for apparel.
Historically I have used a full-time graphic designer to do them with self-recorded Photoshop Actions. I am looking to optimize this further since it's the same repetitive work we could be spending on the actual designs.
We do full cut & sew apparel, so there are two parts:
- Mockups for ~10 different products (mens t-shirt, women's t-shirt, men's tank, hoodie, etc) to be automated in one process
- Templates for those products for our manufacturing (it's the same template every time but we have to lay the artwork out across each product, which varies in size and orientation)
We have one "input design file" which has all of the necessary design work. I am looking for a designer with deep automation (and possible coding) experience that could help me understand the actual technology involved here to go from Point A to Z.
The process goes like this..
- Lead designer creates a design
- Lead designer lays design across a single standardized template
- *What I need help with begins:* design is laid across all mockups (front and back)
- *What I need help with*: design is laid across all printable product templates (already standardized)
Anyone with experience of a similar project?
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Not sure what to do here
He left the company 1-2 months ago.
We've been using the png/jpg version of the files he left us as pitch material, but it needs to be updated and he just doesnt provide us with the psd/sketch files.
He doesnt even seem malignant about it, every time i reach out he just ignores us or says he's busy now and will get to it later
I've literally offered him a ransom to get our files from him, at this point im considering legal action. What can we do here?
Edit: I've been asking for about a month now, he was on salary when he made them.
Anyone know a lawyer for this?
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