Kikkerland is the world's leading gift design brand. With a strong in-house design team, collaborations with renowned designers, and a desire to delight through discovery, Kikkerland creates a wide range of curious products that make ordinary tasks a little more fun. We are looking for a curiously inventive and talented graphic designer to join our design team in New York. A strong illustrator who can think dimensionally and bring a conceptual design story to life throughout a variety of brand assets. The designer will be working on packaging design, brand-specific online flyers, emailers, and advertising and tradeshow collateral.
REQUIREMENTS Must have: · BFA in Illustration or Graphic Design. · 3+ years of consumer(gift packaging) design experience, including creating dielines and prototypes. · A wide range of graphic and illustration styles. · Creative problem solving and analytical skills, and meticulous eye for detail. · Strong understanding of the Kikkerland brand and our playful aesthetic. · Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. · Understanding of current print production processes. · Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines. · Team player mentality and the ability to interact professionally in a business setting. · Excellent written and verbal communication skills. It’s a plus if you know: · A wide range of packaging materials (including sustainable options). · Basecamp. · Basic Web Design. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES · Create eye-catching artwork that tells a story, using Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. · Conceptualize using shape, color, typography to create attention-grabbing design (packaging) that is functional and appealing. · Develop print-ready artwork for product packaging and POP displays for mass production. · Interpret and implement brand guidelines throughout all print material. · Review and implement feedback from Sales and Marketing departments. · Produce physical packaging mock-ups and renderings as needed. · Coordinate production of packaging with overseas factories while adhering to deadlines. · Review and approve digital proofs, preproduction and packaging samples. · Design, update, and assist on printed matter and digital assets including catalogs, look-books, sales and marketing materials, presentations and tradeshow graphics. · Design web-based materials including web banners, emailers, newsletters, social media campaigns. · Collaborate with design team to ensure designs are consistent with the Kikkerland brand. · Liaise with sales, marketing, purchasing and production teams. · Keep up to date with latest cultural, market and consumer trends. · Understand the brand’s key merchandising values that set Kikkerland apart from the competition.
How to Apply
Apply Here Please - https://kikkerland.com/pages/graphic-designer