Senior Designer
Auckland, AUK, NZL
6d ago

We want YOU! We are looking for passionate and motivated people to join our Bendon family! Join a team who EMBRACES and EMPOWERS all women!

Bendon is a much loved, iconic New Zealand company with a history dating back 75 years. We are on a journey of transformation.

The newly formed leadership team has been given the keys to an iconic New Zealand heritage brand, and we are looking for a dynamic, experienced Senior Designer in our m arketing team to help bring Bendon back.

At Bendon, we truly believe in putting customers first, and that is why the customer is at the core of everything we do.

We know that by empowering our team members, we create a culture where we are relentless in the pursuit of our goals, and we all strive to achieve our vision.

We believe this ethos will help to ultimately make all women feel confident and comfortable for life.

We're unique in that we design, manufacture and sell our own internationally recognised brands including Bendon, Pleasure State, Fayreform, Lovable, Fredericks of Hollywood and our new brand me.bybendon.

We are looking for someone who is excited about coming on our journey of transforming this amazing brand.

What you'll do :

  • Your role will be to create original creative ideas for campaigns, with a strong, beautiful, aesthetically pleasing graphic designed artwork for our retail stores and house of brands.
  • We'd need you to set visual tones for both retail and brand activity. Create final artwork assets and wire frames across our omni-channel outputs.
  • You will need a customer first lens with a holistic view on how the campaign and design works across all customer channels, especially in digital.
  • You will need a strong understanding of high design craft, art direction, designing digital artwork and user experiences.
  • An understanding of wireframes for website and eDMs is necessary.
  • Artwork / asset outputs will be across all digital requirements including video, web graphics, social platform graphics video, gifs, statics.
  • EDM artwork creation. In store POS assets. Out of home (billboard, adshel artwork). Digital screens.

  • You will also need understanding in creating (and updating) brand guidelines, frameworks and creative tool kits / creative decks.
  • You will need the ability to mentor junior designers, collaborate with team members to create the highest level of creative work.
  • This role supports the marketing team and works in the internal creative studio.
  • Who you'll be :

  • 6-8 years design experience within a creative agency, or internal brand department
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating a holistic thinking of design assets with strong creative ideation and premium design aesthetics.
  • Advanced experience with Adobe creative suite,
  • Experience using UI software, Sketch, Adobe XD, Figma
  • Passion for creativity, design craft and thinking customer first.
  • Understanding of UX design and digital artwork design rules.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Light copywriting skills is a must.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills effectively communicate projects, from concept through to completion, that that meets the business goals and strategic objectives.
  • Have extensive experience concepting & designing for digital campaigns and website experiences
  • Team player with collaboration skills and the ability to lead projects independently.
  • Be a self-starter, a self-educator and constantly look for ways to learn and improve your output.
  • Experience with art directing photoshoots, with intermediate retouching skills.
  • Skilled in basic video editing is a bonus
  • Craft in illustration and typography is a bonus.
  • Animation skill is a bonus.
  • What we can offer you :

  • Being part of the Bendon family in a casual and warm environment
  • Being part of a team who wants to make a difference and EMPOWER women
  • Competitive salary, flexible working hours and the ability to purchase leave in advance and achieve real work / life balance
  • Wellness leave and reduced working hours after a qualifying period
  • Reduced office hours over summer, to enjoy family time
  • Funded professional development opportunities
  • Company discount card that offers great discount prices at our stores and online
  • Ability to join Bendon's corporate mobile phone plan
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
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