Job Details

Job title

Graphic Designer, Axel Arigato

Location

Gothenburg, Sweden

Level

Assistant / Entry Level

Function

Creative (Graphics, Images, VM etc)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Axel Arigato is offering a full-time position for a Graphic Designer to join the Marketing department at the head office in Gothenburg. The Graphic Designer is responsible for conceptualizing high-performing, on-brand, creative assets across all internal and external vehicles to include, but are not limited to: brand campaigns, product launches, social media content, communications content, moving image, packaging, special projects and e-tail. The Graphic Designer will also assist the Brand Director on the production of all content and an understanding and appreciation of digital content is required. The successful candidate is hands-on with an intellectual curiosity to explore the future of graphic design within fashion in a forever changing international environment. This is a dynamic, fast-paced and collaborative role with strong opportunities for growth within the organization. 

The position reports to the Brand Director.

Responsibilities

- Propose innovative, creative graphic design elements that elevate the Axel Arigato brand; ensuring all visual assets are consistent, compelling, and reflect the creative direction of the brand.

 - Design, develop and manage all brand collateral in both print and digital including but not limited to lookbooks, logos, newsletters, banners, invitations, packaging, window vinyls, seasonal graphics and presentations.

 - Design visual elements for the website and conceptualize new ideas – landing pages, new layouts and functionality, site enhancements, etc to enhance the customer experience

 -Partner with the Brand Director to support with ideas and the artistic direction of all content including: still imagery, video, SoMe assets and more. 

- Assist and coordinate photo shoots and content shoots. 

- Identify external collaborators that will expand and enhance our social media presence

- Image retouch: color correction, product and on-model retouch

 -Lead internal projects and ensure that the creative output and content is in line with each projects objective and maintain consistency across all the brands touch points

 -Work closely with the Brand Manager and the Junior Graphic Designer to ensure project deliverables meet deadlines, release dates and manage budgets

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications

- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related areaMinimum 2-4 year’s experience working in the fashion industry

 - A strong portfolio that highlights your design abilities

 - Solid experience in digital driven businesses, with a high level of  digital creative output

 - Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge, Adobe Premiere After Effects

- Experience working on photoshoots – art directing, producing and concepting

 - Strong eye and demonstrate knowledge of art, design, culture and fashion

 - A strong understanding of luxury brand building in general and of the Axel Arigato brand in particular.

 - Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with multiple team members and align ideas. Fluency in English is required

 - Be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with the ability to use initiative

 - Be able to multi task with strong planning and organizational skills 

**Must be able to present portfolio of recent design work**

Please apply by providing a brief motivation letter, CV and your portfolio as soon as possible.  We will hire as soon as we find the right person.  

Salary: According to agreement 

Start date: According to agreement  

Location: Gothenburg HQ

Language skills

  1. English, Full professional proficiency

About Us

Born in 2014 by Creative Director, Max Svärdh and CEO, Albin Johansson, Axel Arigato is a Sweden based contemporary brand that started from an Instagram page and an idea to break into the footwear market. With deep roots in music, art, architecture and what is contemporary, Axel Arigato has defined itself by offering more than a product. It has been created to leave an experience at the front of mind, whether it’s via stores, online or through events.Axel Arigato currently has 4 stores, including London, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Gothenburg with more pending. Expanding from 2 people to now hiring over 60 members of staff in 4 years, Axel Arigato also operates a subsidiary office in London.Join us!