Description

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.

Qualifications

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

Kikkerland Design Inc

Kikkerland Design Inc

666 Broadway 4FL
New York, NY 10012

About Us

Kikkerland Design Inc., where creativity runs rampant and even the most utilitarian gadget becomes a delightful discovery. Since 1992, the folks at Kikkerland Design have traveled the world in search of original designs for things that can make life more enjoyable. Clever things to intrigue you. Smart things that make everyday tasks easier. And gentle things that make you feel happier when you use them. It’s no wonder that Kikkerland Design continues to offer the world’s largest collection of ingenious items combining form, function, and delight in equal parts. You can find them in thousands of stores around the world, including museum and specialty shops. Or you can just stay home. Because if it’s inventive, witty, and smartly designed, Kikkerland Design will bring it to you. Just for the fun of it.