Kirstin Ash Pty Ltd/Full-time

Sydney - North-shore & Northern Beaches

Posted 2 Feb 2019

Closes 4 Mar 2019

GRAPHIC DESIGNER / CREATIVE ASSISTANT

Full Time, Amazing studio in Newport

Salary negotiable based on experience

 

We are looking for a highly creative, experienced graphic designer/creative assistant to join the KA team. This is an exciting role in our company and the successful candidate will play a vital part in the conceptualisation, direction and creation of imagery for the Kirstin Ash brand.

 

Proven experience working in a creative agency or with fashion/lifestyle brands is required. This position will hold the sole responsibility for all imagery across digital and print platforms.

 

Creating artwork that has a minimal aesthetic and captures the essence of the brand is key.

Working alongside Kirstin as a creative assistant is an important part of the role. The right person will have the ability to work at a creative level to brainstorm campaign ideas and assist in the creative direction of the brand.

 

Illustration and/or product design experience is highly desirable. Ideally, you will be able to assist the design process by sketching with excellent illustration skills to refine new products designs for up and coming collections.

 

As a business, we offer a positive and motivating work environment. Our studio is situated in a beautiful location in Newport, overlooking the water with amazing views and natural light. Working alongside a creative team of people in a great environment.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

CAMPAIGN IMAGERY

  • Competent graphic design skills to create all brand imagery
  • EDM design and layouts (ideally including the build of email – if necessary, training can be provided)
  • Website – designing and uploading homepage layouts, product page imagery, banners
  • Advert imagery (Facebook and Instagram)
  • Image retouching and resizing
  • Print – strut cards, comp cards, lookbooks
  • Packaging
  • Brand design and direction

 

CREATIVE ASSISTANCE

  • Design
    • Illustration skills to assist in the product design process
    • Brainstorm and research design ideas for up and coming collections
  • Assist with conceptualising campaigns
    • Create mood boards
    • Assist with photoshoot planning, organisation and implementation
    • Create storyboards, shot lists and prepare key looks for shoots
    • Assist with styling, you need a good creative eye and be able to understand what works for the Kirstin Ash brand
    • Search for talent for up and coming shoots- photographers, stylists and models

 

WEBSITE IMAGERY MANAGEMENT

  • Upload imagery in Shopify
  • Cropping and resizing all imagery for web
  • Manage all content so it’s up to date with recent imagery. This involves having a good eye for detail to meticulously go through specific areas of the website and improve content to be the best it can be

 

CONTENT CREATION

  • Photography skills to create flat lay shots for social media would be beneficial but are not essential

 

MUST HAVE

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in graphic design
  • Graphic design degree or qualification (preferred)
  • High skill level with Adobe Creative Suite and other necessary design programs
  • Proven experience with creative, fashion and/or lifestyle brands
  • Interest in the fashion and jewellery industry
  • Experience in UX/UI website design (preferred, but not essential)
  • Photo retouching skills
  • Photography skills would be a bonus

 

TO APPLY

If you believe you have the experience and attributes we’re looking for in this role, please email [email protected] with the following:

  1. A bit about yourself
  2. Your resume
  3. Examples supporting the relevant experience above

 

Please note: only successful applicants will be contacted.