Graphic Designer

Macher | Los Angeles, Ca

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1 month ago

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Job description

Job Profile:
Our New Product Development team is looking for a talented Graphic Designer who thrives off of using their Adobe CC skills to bring the creative vision of the team to life. In this unique role the NPD GD will support our product development team and work closely with one of our health & beauty industry account teams to create graphics, presentations and production ready art. We are looking for someone who loves to collaborate with a “yes and” attitude who can build on the direction given by the team to create visuals that inspire and captivate our clients.

If You Were Here This Week, You Would Be:
* Shadowing our Strategic Product Development Manager during internal and external meetings to learn about our clients and the products we’re developing for them
* Sketching and/or creating renderings of product ideas
* Creating client graphics based on creative briefs from our beauty account team
* Meeting with our Strategic Sourcing Manager to hear about new product categories we want to develop and pitch to our clients
* Creating client friendly sales sheets and presentations to highlight new product development ideas
* Creating factory ready artwork and dielines for our production team
* Proactively looking for opportunities to support the NPD and sales team in achieving our sales goals
* Proactively researching product, marketing and packaging trends in the ever changing beauty industry

You Are The Right Person If You Can:
* Translate the teams ideas into beautiful graphics and presentations
* Take direction while also sharing your ideas and suggestions to give every idea the best chance of success
* Work independently and also proactively engage with others to build great working relationships
* View feedback as an opportunity to learn and improve, rather than a personal criticism
* Hold yourself and others accountable for giving you the information you need to help you do your job to the best of your ability
* Thrive in a fast-paced sales driven environment
* Communicate effectively and clearly to people in cross-functional teams
* Tackle new problems with excitement and learn from successes and failures
* Balance being a proactive self-starter with also following the lead of others on the team

Areas of Responsibility:
Illustrating product ideas based on client briefs, sales team briefs, production team briefs and/or reference samples
Translate factory provided photographs and development samples into graphic renderings with the direction of the NPD team
Working with NPD, sales, marketing and production teams to ensure illustrations, branding, copy and other elements are correct
Collaborate with the team to select colors, fonts, photographs, layouts and other design elements to communicate concepts
Support the NPD and Sales team in articulating and pitching concepts to clients through graphic design
Making revisions to graphics and production ready art based on feedback
Ensuring all visuals and production ready art meet the specifications given, are visually appealing and on-brand

Required Skills & Experience:
Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent experience
Minimum of 5 years of experience as a graphic designer
Adobe CC Proficient (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
Portfolio demonstrating creative, design and software skills
Ability to evaluate design choices critically with the clients needs in mind
Problem solving to develop viable creative solutions
Detail oriented with a keen eye for aesthetics and details
Deadline oriented with the ability to work methodically and juggle competing priorities
Time management, multi-tasking skills
Ability to work calmly and with a positive attitude under pressure
Ability to laugh and smile even in stressful situations
Creative collaboration
Resilient to feedback, can handle rejection as well as praise
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to communicate design choices clearly and listen openly to other ideas
Microsoft Office Suite Proficient (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Additional Skills Welcomed:
3D modeling skills (experience with .stp files)
Product photography experience
Product design, development, costing, specification experience
Beauty industry experience
Wellness industry experience