OTTE Is Hiring A Graphic Designer In New York, NY

OTTE New York, a leading luxury/contemporary boutique in women's retail is looking for a savvy & conceptual graphic designer to join their creative department.
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OTTE New York, a leading luxury/contemporary boutique in women's retail is looking for a savvy & conceptual graphic designer to join their creative department.

OTTE has been committed to discovering and cultivating emerging talent, offering a vast but meticulously curated selection of the most coveted brands from 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang, Dsquared2, Jonathan Simkhai and more. 

Position Overview: 

As a Graphic Designer, you will work closely with the Art Director to develop original and exciting design solutions for digital and print advertising.  

You will have access to quality, high-end photography to create compelling designs that separate us from competitors. 

OTTE is a fast-paced environment and will need someone with the ability to generate many different ideas while juggling several projects at one time. 

In this role you will be creating computer-based artwork for assigned collateral such as direct mail, website landing pages, point-of-sale materials, promotional materials, illustrated private label designs, posters, print lookbooks, etc. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Design and production of layouts for website, catalogs and print collateral. 
  • Assist Art Director on creative concepts for lookbooks, campaigns, and other marketing collateral for the business. 
  • Follow up to ensure all work is trafficked according to schedule, adjusting design through art, copy and senior management revisions. 
  • Work on minor retouching for photos on E-Commerce website. 
  • Efficiently create and maintain design files from beginning to end of each project with a keen attention to production of files. 
  • Ensure creative vision is achieved throughout each project while maintaining OTTE's brand image with attention to content hierarchy, message to the customer. 
  • Stay abreast of the new trends and technologies in the design and fashion industry. 
  • Function as liaison between merchants, copywriters, and online production teams in resolving issues and driving creative process. 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Utilize design skill and computer technology to develop corporate imaging materials, including window display and point-of-sale signage; corporate graphics; hang-tags and labels; direct mail and credit pieces; package design; catalogues; commercials and video presentations; print and outdoor advertising. 
  • Manage the full project life cycle, from design, layout, mechanical through follow-up. 

Qualifications: 

Education/Experience:  

  • BFA in Graphic Design 
  • At least 2 years experience in graphic design. E-Commerce/Fashion related environment preferred. 
  • Must have fashion and luxury brand knowledge. Strong interest in women’s fashion preferred. 

Other Skills: 

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills. 
  • Critically proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and production processes.
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong organizational skills a must. 
  • Understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment. 
  • Strong typography skills and understanding of copy message and hierarchy. 
  • Ability to work well under pressure, handle tight deadlines and make speedy revisions. 
  • Strong sense of passion and willingness to research/evolve projects from season to season. 
  • Ability to adapt to change with a positive "can do" attitude.

To apply, please send your resume to Andrew Young at careers@otteny.com.