Designer, PR & Retail
Birchbox is seeking a Graphic Designer to work with our Creative Team on "offline" special projects, from events to retail spaces and everything in between. We are changing the way people discover products they love and we want someone who can bring expertise and excitement to a visionary new field.
The ideal candidate loves bringing themes to life offline through print and environmental design, and can conceptualize designs in 2-D and 3-D forms. The perfect candidate is able to execute designs based off of creative strategy and customer insights, and will be able to ensure events feel special but cohesive. This candidate is obsessed with how the consumer interacts with every piece of design, from a printed invitation to signage to custom packaging. This person must be able to iterate on themes and push limits on design while staying on-brand for Birchbox.
Design visual systems for events and retail spaces, including invitations, signage, printed collateral, and packaging
Assist in the conceptualization and creation of 2-D and 3-D designs and displays, both large and small scale
Generate innovative ideas in the retail experience, from displays to packaging
Work with vendors and manufacturers to translate designs into functional, completed pieces that stay within specified budgets
Ensure quality across design, prepress, and final product
Internally collaborate and work cross-team, specifically with our PR and Brands teams
Live and reflect the Birchbox culture and its core values through your work
Strong business reasoning
Strong organizational skills and ability to plan and prioritize
High level of communication skills
Ability to solve problems, effectively make decisions, and get results
Have strategic capability to reach goals in your department
**********YOU MUST COMPLETE AN ENTRY ASSESSMENT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. PLEASE FIND THE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS DESCRIPTION.**********
Minimum of 3 years experience in the design field with a focus on print and event design
Must have retail design experience
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment & multitask
Must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills
Must have experience working with an in-house team, as well as with outside companies/brands
Must understand file formats, conversions, and other technical elements for media and preparing files for print
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong background in typography and layout design
Excellent knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
Visual merchandising experience a plus
Entry Assessment details:
Objective: Design an invitation for a past Birchbox event.
Create a printed invitation to send out to subscribers & influencers for one location on our Regional Tour. Utilize the current Birchbox aesthetic and design style, however the layout, shape, fonts, and colors are up to you. Please be sure to include the Birchbox logo in your design.
We've Uncovered What You'll Love: Discover Your Next Everything With Birchbox
Join us for an intimate evening of cocktails, hors d'ouevres, and couture styling, hosted by Birchbox co-founder Katia Beauchamp.
Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Soho Beach House
The Penthouse – 15th Floor
4385 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Please RSVP to Birchbox at email@example.com by September 18th. Space is limited; invitation is non-transferable.
JPG or PDF of design and any relevant material related.
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