Extrablack is looking for an enthusiastic and talented young creative designer with great ideas and a positive can do attitude. So if you are highly creative, have a love of typography and branding, energetic and self motivated with a willingness to grow, this role is for you.
Create fresh, exciting and smart concepts for brand identity, print, environment and digital applications for a wide range of clients
Develop and expand designs in tandem with the creative team
Assist team members with their projects and demonstrate flexibility and willingness to get the job done
Take design concept through to finished art stage for print, digital or environmental production.
What you will need:
Recognised design degree, BA or equivalent (minimum 2-3 years of full-time study)
1-4 years experience in graphic design studio or agency
Strong typographic and layout skills with the ability to quickly visualise your ideas
Good communication skills are essential, both verbal and visual
Have strong Mac skills and knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software – InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop is a must. Knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint, digital/web applications, 3D rendering packages or moving image programs would be a bonus but are not essential
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Good understanding of production processes for print and digital
Must be well organised with good time and project management skills and the ability to work on a number of projects concurrently.
Willingness to embrace digital design – website design is an important component of what we do
Good grounding and experience with social media
What’s important to us:
A willingness to learn – we all want to excel and improve.
An open mind – we value creativity, conceptual and strategic thinkers
Passion for design and creativity in all areas
You need to love what you do and see opportunities in every job and the ability to make a difference
You will need an awareness of the ‘Big Picture’
Attention to detail is a must – standards are important and we are respected for the job we do
The reality is design is a business, so whilst we like to challenge clients, we don’t lose sight of this
Some social skills and a sense of humour. We are not aliens, and have fun doing what we do.
What to expect from us:
Work on exciting jobs, get hands on experience
A learning opportunity, mentoring from highly experienced passionate designers
Convenient Surry Hills location, near Central Station
A healthy work life balance, with occasional late ones for tricky deadlines
A busy but fun atmosphere.
Extrablack is a small friendly creative team with high standards and lofty ambitions. Currently a team of 5 friendly and motivated professionals, Extrablack is lead by 2 Creative Partners with a wealth of experience in major Australian and international design agencies, we are looking to expand the team and grow the business and you can play an important role in this.
Our specialist disciplines include:
Design for print and web
Environmental graphics and signage design
Salary according to experience. Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please.
You need to be an Australian resident or have a permanent work visa.
To apply please provide a one page covering letter that tells us who you are, what inspires you and what makes you exceptional, along with one low res PDF that showcases your branding, typographic, digital and creative ability to: [..]
SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES
You are a multi-disciplinary designer who is as
comfortable in digital space as you are in paper space.
Your talent, creativity and portfolio is out there
with the best….but its also your humble, hard-working work ethic that people
love about you. We are looking for someone who pushes hard to deliver
time-and-time again with unique, jaw-dropping design that makes clients come
back for more.
We are a multi-award winning Events Agency with a
relentless design focus and a philosophy of adding layers of delightful detail
to every aspect of our client projects.
From large-scale environmental graphics to intricate
printed invitations, digital EDM’s, registration websites and custom event
apps, there’s a rhyme and reason behind everything we deliver.
We are a small, tight team with a big footprint in our
industry. We are focused and fearless. Staying humble, nurturing talent and supporting each other is part of
our DNA. You must be built like this too.
We deal with some great brands - some are all out fun
and some are straight shooters – it’s an absolute mixed bag, but that’s the
beauty of it. Every single day will be different and you will work as part of a
creative team, responsible for crafting messages and environments that make people
listen, admire, buy, sell and respect. You will help change perceptions and
influence every event we build.
Our clients include Tourism Australia, Virgin, Nine
Entertainment Co. and ANZ, to name just a few. If you are the right fit, your
work will become part of the story that these brands are telling, around
Australia and sometimes on the global stage
If you tick the following, then we encourage you to
least 3-5+ years experience in an agency design environment. Exposure to the
events and exhibitions industry will be an advantage.
skills across Adobe CC Suite; InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator are
and digital skills will be very highly regarded (HTML, WordPress, Flash, App
to take a brie from initial concept through to final delivery, under the
guidance of our Creative Director.
to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.
solid knowledge of printing processes and the ability to manage external
suppliers to deliver a high quality product.
· A team
player, fun to be around, enthusiastic and bringing great energy to everything
that you do.
to engage with clients and build rapport.
to nurture and develop this area of the business (print and digital design) as
not just a ‘value added’ service but part of our core business offering.
excellent communication and organisational skills.
Possess incredibly creativity and an ability to adapt
your style to suit different brands and requirements…on a daily basis.