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Bokksu Inc.

Junior Graphic Designer / Full Time / Paid
New York NY US

We’re looking to hire a full-time multidisciplinary Junior Graphic Designer to join our team. The ideal candidate must have a strong eye for detail across graphic design, branding, typography, iconography, photography, and short-form video/GIFs.

Role Details

Junior Graphic Designer
Bokksu – New York, NY

Our mission is to bridge cultures authentically. We deliver the most gourmet and delicious Japanese snack and tea experiences worldwide through thoughtfully curated subscription boxes as well as Japan-exclusive products sold a la carte in our Market. By partnering directly with local snack and tea family businesses throughout Japan, we help share stories of their craft, culture, and traditions with the world.

Launched in May 2016, we are a fast-paced startup with headquarters in New York City and an extension office in Tokyo.

The ideal candidate is someone that loves all areas of design. You will be joining the creative team and working with a small group of detail oriented Designers, Art Directors, and Photographers who all strive to create work that is both beautiful and engaging.

Responsibilities include:
-Designing and producing print executions, packaging, digital graphics, email designs, website mockups, logos, branding, and social media content
-Assisting with creating and optimizing visual assets for final development in both print and digital formats, including photo editing and researching stock
-Creating pixel-perfect website mockups with detailed annotations for development
-Maintaining brand guidelines, while exploring new styles that communicate the brand story

Perks and Benefits:
-You will be a vital part of a small core team of friendly and passionate teammates
-Flex your design aesthetic in new and exciting ways, across all mediums. We do a little bit of everything here!
-Help establish a brand. We’re growing fast, which allows for new projects and opportunities versus simply refreshing quarterly campaigns, etc. Our brand guidelines are more of a reference than strict rules.
-Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including tiered medical, vision and dental)
-A free Bokksu box each month, as well as plenty of office snacks and teas.
-Company retreats, happy hours, dinners, and other outings!

Covid-19 Update:
Please note: though we are a remote-friendly team, this is not a fully remote role. The Junior Graphic Designer will be required to work on-site occasionally for various production needs including photo and video shoots.

Skill/Attributes Required

Key Qualifications:
-Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, with core knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, and XD
-Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
-Highly organized, with the ability to switch tasks based on priority and work under tight timelines
-Self-starters who work well with either little instruction or very specific guidelines
-Can-do, positive, and solutions-oriented attitude
-Strong portfolio (student or professional) showcasing branding and typography skills
-A Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Advertising, or a related field or equivalent practical experience
-1+ years experience in a design or art direction role, or internship experience at a major design firm/ad agency (recent graduates welcome)

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