is seeking a full-time Graphic Designer to create daily content, as well as other creative assets such as web site design comps, and mock ups for integrated advertising campaigns for this multi-media fashion and beauty brand. The Graphic Designer must be highly proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, and possess strong design skills and creative ideas. The Graphic Designer will work directly with the Photo Editor and Creative Director. This position has enormous potential for growth within the company.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: •Create daily content layouts in Photoshop based on story templates •Create heds and deks for fashion editorial spreads and celebrity features •Create in-house promotional units •Create advertising campaign mock-ups •Create advertorials in Photoshop •Create typography for website, products and promotional units •Manage the trafficking of graphic assets to project partners •Maintain Who What Wear’s style guide •Create branding for new Who What Wear projects such as web-series and merchandise •Maintain and refine newsletter design and user interface on an ongoing basis •Stay abreast of competitor creatives, industry trends, best practices and other information beneficial to design and user interface of Who What Wear’s media properties
JOB QUALIFICATIONS •Degree in graphic design preferred •Highly proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign •Exceptionally strong with color correction •Basic Flash and gif animation skills (to create basic animated slide-shows and expandable / animated banners) •Exceptionally strong with typography, kerning, tracking, lead etc. •Self-starter who possesses the ability to create original graphics / concepts with little direction •Highly detail oriented •Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize as needed •Ability to work calmly under pressure, and meet tight deadlines with a strong sense of accountability •Takes direction and constructive critiques well while also having the ability to work autonomously and provide self-direction when needed •Highly organized with working knowledge of version control, file management, and file naming best practices •Able to work within Who What Wear’s standard templates and be able to alter and rework them as necessary •Resourceful, can-do attitude that thrives in an entrepreneurial, fast paced environment •Working knowledge of best practices in user interface design, and special design considerations for advertising, and e-commerce elements are strongly preferred •Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interface well with other team members •Experience in fashion media a plus •Strong interest in fashion is a plus •Currently lives or plans to live in the Los Angeles area •Familiar with Who What Wear’s voice and style
COMPENSATION This is a full-time salaried position located in Los Angeles. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION If interested please send your resume along with a cover letter with three examples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may send links to online work and/or submit PDFs of print articles. The subject line of the email must read: “RESUME: Graphic Designer” Please follow these instructions carefully in order to be considered. *
Due to the great number of resumes we receive, regrettably, we are unable to respond individually to each person interested in a position at Who What Wear, or answer inquiries regarding the status of a particular resume. If there is interest in interviewing you for an available position within our company, a representative from Who What Wear will contact you in the near future.
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COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Who What Wear is the definitive authority for trend-setting fashionistas and their followers between the ages of 18-34 – this multi-media brand has quickly become the essential resource among tastemakers everywhere and is beloved by numerous stylish celebrities such as Rachel Bilson and Nicole Richie, all the while, appealing to all young women with its inclusive voice and approachable take on fashion, celebrity and style.
Who What Wear reaches its audience through its online magazine and a daily email newsletter covering the latest in celebrity fashion, runway trends and beauty secrets. The WWW content also includes online video and books – Who What Wear TV was the #1 downloaded podcast on iTunes within the fashion vertical during its entire 4 season run, and the books, Who What Wear: Celebrity and Runway Style for Real Life, and What to Wear, Where, have received rave reviews. Who What Wear will soon be expanding its business by launching Who What Wear Beauty, where we will cover the latest beauty products, newest hair and makeup trends and tips, as well as Clique by Who What Wear, the destination for VIP discounts, exclusive products and deals available on the web, all chosen by Who What Wear editors.
WWW was launched by two former ELLE magazine editors in 2006 and is located in Los Angeles.