Art Director / Graphic Designer / Full Time / Paid
New York New York US
Bokksu is looking to hire a full-time junior to mid-level Art Director to work in-house across various brand and marketing needs. You will effectively be a multidisciplinary graphic designer who also works with photography, video, animation, and social media content. We do it all at Bokksu!
The ideal candidate is someone that loves all areas of design. The Art Director role lets you dabble in all creative mediums, primarily graphic design but also directing photoshoots or capturing the shots yourself, shooting and editing videos, designing packaging and print materials, creating content for social media, working on web or other UX/UI projects, email designs, and more. If you have ever felt the pain of too much hierarchy and levels of approval at an agency, studio, or with clients, you will love working on a smaller team in-house with more control and collaboration.
Junior-to-mid level, with 1-2 years experience out of school working in Art Direction or Graphic Design.
A strong eye for detail across graphic design, branding, typography, photography, and short-form social video/GIFs.
Can-do, positive, and solutions-oriented attitude.
Self-starters who work well with either little instruction or very specific guidelines.
Ability to manage multiple projects at once, often switching between with little notice.
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, with core knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, and AfterEffects.
Working knowledge of DSLR cameras and image retouching skills (we do our own in-house photography).
Building cohesive marketing campaigns across various platforms such as email, social & print.
Social media content creation experience is a huge plus! Someone who knows the platforms, how to create captivating content on various platforms, and understands data insights and iteration for optimizing campaigns.
Concept and execute video, motion, and static social campaigns
Design and produce print executions, packaging, digital/web graphics, logos & branding.
Manage preparation and ordering of supplies for photo and video shoots.
Maintain brand guidelines, while exploring new styles that communicate the brand story.
Inspire and motivate the team, including presenting ideas to senior management, or helping Junior Designers / interns with aesthetic and idea concepting.
Work collaboratively with the creative and marketing teams.
Agency or design studio experience working in a fast-paced environment
Experience with food and beverage, CPG, or other similar brands
Familiarity with various softwares and tools for creative, marketing, or day-to-day operations, including Slack, Asana, Basecamp, Klaviyo, Shopify, or more.
A passion for Japanese food and culture!