Our client, a major beauty company in NYC is seeking junior designer candidates with strong print experience. The talent should have strong experience in the basic principles of design, experience in packaging, branding, has a history of learning systems quickly, and have exceptional layout and typographic skills. It is a very fast-paced and detailed oriented position so they must be very organized.
Design, layout and format a variety of creative projects primarily focused on the retail/consumer experience
Deliver industry-leading designs that are cutting edge and maintain consistently high visual standards throughout all environments by following the design guidelines and templates
Work with outside vendors/designers in executing approved concepts
Prepare mark-ups and assemble final layouts
Approve proofs when they return from vendors
Experience and Skills:
Preferably 1-3 years’ experience
The description doesn’t differ from past requests – excellent portfolio displaying knowledge of the principles of design, beautiful type/image layout, smart decisions regarding form and function, can communicate clear visual messages, etc.
MUST have good communication skills as we work in an open environment and all levels cross-paths from intern to GM
Personality must be able to work well in said open environment (interaction with others is inevitable)
We need smart thinkers, problem solvers, driven and self-motivated individuals
Proven ability to research and translate design trends into graphic concepts that communicate clearly
Sound understanding of print production
Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design and other graphics software
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously