Fresh out of design school? Looking to work for a fun, playful brand with an emphasis on innovative design, while honing your skills?
Hardtofind is looking for you...
We’re after a Junior Designer with a flair for taking an idea and bringing it to life through clever, beautiful design. You’ll be on top of trends in fashion, homewares and gifting, and have a commercial brain that finds the shop-able angle in every great idea.
Working closely with our flat-out lovely Art Director to produce artwork for both online and print collateral, you’ll be collaborating on ideation, generating concepts from scratch and working with established templates. You’ll also work closely with our awesome Curation Manager to help design our legendary email campaigns
Tasks will include:
• Designing banners for the site
• Designing static and animated eDM banners
• Managing images, populating pages and checking image files for print catalogues
• Editing newsletters and briefs
• Assisting on catalogue photo shoots
• Designing social media graphics
• Design-related administration
• Populating eDMs under the direction of the Curation Manager
Flair, humour and idea generation are essential in this role, as is the ability to manage your own workload across multiple daily deadlines. Being a small team full of good humans, you’ll need to be one of those, too – respectful of what everyone brings to the table and quick to throw your hat in when needed.
• A relevant tertiary qualification
• Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator essential
• Experience with Mailchimp eDM campaign manager desirable but not essential
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• A strong understanding of current online and print design trends
Hardtofind celebrates fun, innovative design from the best small creative businesses in Australia and all over the world. Stop, look and 'where did you get that?' pieces, made by talented people who love what they do. Our site brings together an expertly sourced global community of cottage industries, independent studios and hole-in-the-wall retailers with people looking for something different – and creating a much more personal maker/manufacturer-to-customer shopping experience. Check us out at hardtofind.com.au
Note: We can only accept applications from designers who have the right to work in ‘Straya.
We’re looking for a passionate, conceptual Senior Designer/Illustrator based in Sydney who can develop and guide design in the Hoyne studio on a daily basis, providing hands on direction across multiple projects as assigned by the Design Director.
We want someone who has the ability coach junior and mid designers and provide support to the Design Director, providing high-quality creative briefing and project support, ensuring creative is developed within the scope of the brief.
You will be a motivated self-starter keen to push your ideas further and make them a reality. You will be able to demonstrate your experience taking a raw idea, crafting it and realising it across several branded applications.
We provide a culture and design process that allows people to explore their creativity further towards effective communication that connects people to better places.
What you’ll be doing…
The Senior Designer will be heavily involved in brochure and editorial design as well as brand identity design and rollout. In addition to the above, you will be expected to:Support the Account Service team in managing workflowReview work-in-progress with the Design Director for advice and adjustmentBe the go-to illustratorProduce creative that reflects or instills distinctive brand personalityDeliver compelling presentations to Hoyne’s clientsEnsure designers are using the agreed strategy as a basis for creative and design development
Requirements:Demonstrated experience in a similar role, ideally in the property market (not essential)Exceptional illustrative skills. This must be your strength!Demonstrated experience in brochure and brand identity design and rolloutStrong presentation skills, the ability to confidently articulate the vision our clientsA solid understanding of marketing for commercial outcomesA creative talent with a proven track record of delivering large scale brand identity programsStrong written and verbal communication skillsA strong working knowledge of design software & creative technology
This is a permanent full time role. Freelancers need not apply.
Ready to apply?
To be considered, send through a current folio, which demonstrates your proudest work, plus your CV. Take your time to curate your selection - we are looking for something special. This role is based in our Sydney CBD studio. You must be currently based in Australia with full working rights.