Designer, Limited Edition

Recruiter
Hodinkee
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
07 Jan 2022
Closes
07 Feb 2022
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

HODINKEE is a fast-growing media brand and shop that makes watches accessible to everyone. Over the past decade, founder Ben Clymer has grown HODINKEE into a thriving company of creatives. Our team now consists of writers, editors, designers, photographers, podcasters, engineers, and so many other key players who cement HODINKEE’s position as the most trusted source for watch news and products. We have a website. An app. A podcast. A magazine. A retail business. And more. HODINKEE’s goal is to bring readers and consumers the best in wristwatches in a way that’s approachable, authentic, honest and fun.

What You Will Do

HODINKEE is looking for a full-time visual and product designer to help execute the creative vision of a very exciting segment of our business Limited Editions. As Designer for Limited Editions, you will be responsible for all aspects of creative design from physical product development to the visual language and layout of the digital experience. Your work will help maintain and evolve the HODINKEE brand by providing overall design and creative support for the Limited Editions team, while keeping the experience for our readers and customers on the bleeding edge of the e-commerce experience.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing and executing digital creative campaigns for Limited Edition product launches with a unique and cohesive visual identity 
  • Creating technical packs and renderings for watches, accessories, and other Limited Edition products, including but not limited to hard goods, packaging, and corollary products
  • Wireframing site architecture and digital experiences on HODINKEE’s suite of websites
  • Conceptualizing forward thinking concepts for product designs, launch strategies, and campaigns
  • Working cross-functionally with several departments to execute these company-wide Limited Edition campaigns

Who You Are

  • 5+ years’ experience as a visual designer
  • Background in both physical product design and digital content creation
  • Comfortable delivering work in a range of mediums including native digital content (web and mobile), print collateral, video graphics packages, and technical packs
  • Strong understanding of Figma — can build complex components that utilize nesting, variants and overrides
  • Expertise in Adobe Photoshop — can manipulate and composite multiple source images into photo-realistic mockups
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator — can create print-ready technical pack documents with accurate scale and Pantone colors
  • Experience in typography / type design a plus
  • Interest in watches a plus

HODINKEE is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life.

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