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Senior Graphic Designer - Beauty!

Location:
San Francisco
Job Terms:
Talent Bridge/Temp-to-Perm
Salary:
$40-$45 an hour
Start date:
05/28/2018
posted by:
Lauren Wagenaar
Date:
05/10/2018

Job Description:

We have an exciting contract to hire opportunity at a leading Beauty retailer in San Francisco! This role supports Senior Art Director and Art Director in building their brand, and concept development/execution of marketing campaigns and programs, from concept to execution across print and digital.

**You must have a portfolio that exemplifies their print and digital background in beauty/luxury or fashion. Experience working with subscription boxes is definitely a plus!!! **

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: 
• Brand Builder: Partners with Art Director to develop and build strong brand. Supports in brand execution to ensure consistency across brand through all channels. Develops visual design standards for brand. 

• Brand Thinker: Partners with Art Director to develop strategic marketing campaign concepts. Understands both marketing and creative needs to provide creative solutions that meet business objectives. Supports in integration of art direction and design across all channels including, but not limited to: desktop/mweb/app, email, display advertising, video, printed collateral, and package design. 

• Creative Collaborator: Partners closely with Editorial and Retail teams to execute creative concepts for robust 360 client experience. Support Art Directors and Senior AD when they partner with Content Production to align on appropriate talent to ensure accurate execution of creative vision. Including but not limited to photography, retouching, illustration, video development. 

• Cross-functional Partner: Helps to build relationships with cross-functional partners to ensure strategic objectives are met. Collaborates with various cross-functional members on various projects and be proactive in seeking out answers to help move the project forward. 

Design expert: Executes projects with thoughtful and elevated design. Understands design and typographic fundamentals and provides new and exciting design solutions and POV. 

• Passionate Creative: Works to further design and art direction expertise. Spends time educating oneself in industry knowledge i.e.. photographers, digital best practices, agencies and honing design and typographic skills. 

• Skilled Presenter: Represents creative team in smaller groups settings within team and amongst partners. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 
• 4+ years of creative experience. 
• College degree; BA or BFA preferred in Graphic Design or Communication Design. 
• Passion for design and art direction 
• Knowledge and experience in digital. 
Understanding of beauty and fashion. 
• Understanding of digital channels including site, social, email and paid advertising. 
• Understanding of current industry related trends. 
• Understanding of design, typography and layout principles, production process. 
• Strong relationship-building skills; ability to work with a variety of people in various disciplines. 
• Team player: Enjoys working with others and collaborating with positive attitude. 
• Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. 
• Ability to effectively share and communicate creative ideas during brainstorms. 
• Solid organizational skills, detail-oriented; time management skills, ability to juggle priorities. 
Proficient knowledge of Adobe programs: Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop. 
• Ability to work in a very fast paced environment and meet very tight deadlines. 
• The drive to excel and succeed; self-motivated.

Client Description:

You’ll Love Working Here Because

  • The people. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind leaders and teams - people you can be proud to work with.
  • The business. It feels good to win - we are a leader in the retail industry, defining experiential retail with a digital focus and creating the most loved beauty community in the world
  • The parent company is one of the largest luxury groups in the world, providing support to over 70 well-known brands in fashion/beauty/luxury
  • Award-winning website and ever-growing presence on social-media make it a premier digital destination.
  • Based in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District, where support is provided to retail stores to help provide the best possible experience for their clients.  Dedicated teams cater to creating the best possible client experience via all channels creating covetable assortments, curated content, compelling storytelling, smart strategy, skillful analysis, and more. Work alongside dedicated and passionate individuals who are curious and confident, disrupting the status quo and taking chances with its innovation. This is a fast-paced environment, where there's room for fun, and the passion is real.