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Graphic Designer / Art Director

  • Graphic Designer / Art Director
  • Auckland
  • $110k - $120k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Taylah Steerman Recruitment Coordinator

Do you love conceptualising and designing seasonal retail campaigns? Are you looking for a role where you can flex your conceptual mind while still being on the tools?  We’re looking for a Senior Graphic Designer with experience in the fast-paced world of retail who is keen on a new challenge.

This leading retail brand is on the hunt for their next superstar Senior Graphic Designer to deliver the latest trends to the market in style. Drawing inspiration from all over the world, they are passionate about keeping up with trends in the ever-changing world of retail in their space.

Day-to-day you’ll be responsible for conceptualising campaign ideas, campaign line and rationale, conceptualising brand TVC storyboards and direction, design and development from concept to hands-on design, delivery of traditional and digital advertising material, and photographic art direction (no need to be a photographer, just an ability to direct shoots is necessary).

To be successful in this role you’ll be a talented and highly conceptual designer with great relationship management skills, up to speed with the latest trends in the world of fashion, beauty, retail, and style. You will be well-versed in conception, art directing, and crafting relevant and engaging designs that bring brands to life. 

Think you’re up for the challenge? APPLY TODAY!

The breakdown:

We are looking for a Graphic Designer with:

  • 5+ years’ experience in Graphic Design
  • Previous retail experience an obvious bonus

Some key responsibilities are:

  • Strong conceptual ability with interesting fresh ideas
  • Design skills across graphic design, typography, illustration, layout, and production
  • Development of creative concepts for brand communications, including advertising, direct marketing, promotions, retail and outdoor
  • Conceptualise Brand TVC storyboard and direction
  • Production of technically correct artwork for advertising and promotional material
  • Strong design skills across typography, layout, and production
  • Photographic art direction – ensure brief is clear and all information is provided and attend photoshoots as required
  • Pro stakeholder management (suppliers, in-house brand/marketing teams, specialist freelancers, etc)
  • Strong on design systems and processes
  • Able to share and articulate information, ideas and expectations clearly

Are you someone who is…

  • Creative, motivated, hardworking, and fun?
  • Loves a fast-paced industry and not afraid to get stuck in?
  • Appreciate how beautiful things can be showcased?
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign)

The reward:

  • $110k - $120k per annum + KiwiSaver
  • Dynamic & collaborative in-house studio
  • Plenty of parking

Apply today:

If this role sounds like you then apply online, with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position & a copy of your CV & Portfolio. 

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