Graphic Designer

Recruiter
APPARATUS
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
16 Aug 2022
Closes
16 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Established in 2012, APPARATUS is a New York-based design studio that explores the relationship of lighting, furniture and objects in immersive environments, threading the historical and the cultural through a modern lens.

APPARATUS is seeking a forward-thinking, Graphic Designer to join our Art Department in a new phase of brand growth. This role provides the opportunity to work collaboratively, explore the visual and narrative, execute from concept to completion, a broad scope of work with which to communicate the APPARATUS ethos across all channels and touchpoints.

The ideal Graphic Designer has an education in the arts and a passion for contemporary culture, design and fashion that provides a wellspring of creative reference points. A natural confidence in self-expression, written and verbal communication is essential to collaborate and bring inspiration to the ever-evolving team.

At APPARATUS, the balance of imagination and initiative is supreme. The Art Department is led by the SVP Creative and managed by the Director : Art Department. Art Department initiatives and deliverables are informed through close collaboration with both Sales and Brand Departments.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create compelling design content for print, web, email, social.
  • Update and maintain all client-facing marketing and sales materials.
  • Create and manage an organized image library.
  • Update visual content on website.
  • Graphic, presentation, photographic concept research.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in fine art, graphic design, or similar discipline.
  • Minimum 2-3 years direct experience in graphic design.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing elevated visual design, typography and conceptual skills.
  • Prior experience in the interior design, agency, or luxury fashion industries a plus.
  • Expert-level knowledge in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Bridge. Experience in Premiere and After Effects, bonus.
  • Ability to clearly execute creative direction, bring new ideas to the team, and thrive in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Excellent time-management skills, an independent drive, and the ability to deliver projects under tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of print, web and digital, ability to successfully deliver on all platforms.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, adapt to changing priorities and collaborate with cross-functional team members.
  • Proven ability in a high-paced environment that values consistency, efficiency and excellence.
  • Ability to respond professionally to critical feedback and proactive in seeking support and help when needed.
  • Solutions-based thinker with a consistently positive attitude.

WORK SCHEDULE

  • Full-time studio hours: Monday–Friday generally 10:00AM–6:00PM.
  • Longer hours and weekend availability as needed.

PERFORMANCE REVIEW AND CHECK-INS SCHEDULE

  • Weekly check-ins.
  • Annual performance review.

This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position is based in our New York studio. Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

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