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Gretel k

Brooklyn, NY

Jun 14
Job Description

About The Role:

Gretel is seeking Designers to join our team.

Your primary role as a designer is to generate unique ideas and top-tier design across a variety of executions. You can evoke a range of tones and explore a range of visual concepts. You’ll work within a project team to conceive, communicate and deliver best-in-class creative solutions against project briefs.

Day-to-day you will:
• Ideate creative concepts informed by strategy and project brief
• Sketch and explore individual brand elements: logos, typography, iconography, color palettes and graphic elements
• Explore how these elements come to life in dynamic visual systems across different applications
• Define art direction, photography and illustration
• Help shape and design client presentations
• Craft written treatments that articulate your design decisions and rationale
• Take an active part in client meetings, workshops and presentations
• Work with the Creative or Design Director to elevate the craft and refine design expression
• Work with the motion design team to explore motion and interaction behavior
• Coordinate with the project management team to ensure the work meets our objectives and timeline
Work with Junior Designers and interns to improve their work and skills

Ideal candidates are:
• Equally skilled in creative thinking and design technique
• Knowledgeable about design history: studios, photographers, typographers & movements
• Informed and interested in current design thinking and the state of our industry
• Collaborative and open-minded
• An effective manager of your time
• Detail-oriented

Qualifications:
• 2-3 years of professional design experience preferred

Benefits & Perks
• Hybrid remote flexibility and inclusive studio culture
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance with generous employer contribution (one medical option fully paid for by Gretel)
• 401k plan with employer match
• Time off to recharge including two week company-wide closure around the winter holidays
• Generous parental leave
• Weekly Seamless credit for Friday lunches
• Various studio workshops, outings and opportunities to connect and grow together


At Gretel, we foster a culture where people are celebrated for bringing their whole selves to work. We are diverse demographically, but also in the viewpoints and backgrounds that our creative work allows us to pursue. Our global staff brings a variety of cultural understanding to the studio every day, which helps to inspire and influence our perspectives. We welcome applicants of all races, genders, ages, identities, orientations, beliefs, abilities, and experience levels.

Application Details

To apply, please send your resume and portfolio link to jobs@gretelny.com

Gretel

Gretel is an independent, design-driven branding studio based in Brooklyn, NY.

We create clarity.
Clarity of purpose and clarity of communication through insightful strategy and memorable design. We work on a range of strategy, design and identity projects for local, national and global clients like Nike, The New York Times, Restaurant Noma, The Museum of Modern Art, MasterClass, Netflix, Knoll and Japan’s biggest publisher, Kodansha to name a few.