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Junior Graphic Designer

KREWE du optic

KREWE du optic

Software Engineering, Design
New Orleans, LA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

KREWE is an independent high-fashion eyewear company inspired by the creativity and spirit of New Orleans, our hometown. Since launching in 2013 the brand has continued to grow and evolve with an extensive offering of unique, hand-crafted sun and optical frames designed in New Orleans and crafted with the utmost attention to detail. In addition to 4 brick & mortar locations, 12 “Tiny House” concept stores, and a robust ecommerce business the brand is also available at many notable independent and major retailers such as Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Shopbop. KREWE’s unique approach to eyewear has created a cult-following amongst consumers and influencers alike. Our frames have appeared in publications from GQ to VOGUE and on celebrities such as Beyonce, Gigi Hadid, Meghan Markle, Carrie Underwood, Hailey Bieber, Zayne Malik, Scott Disick, Adam Huber, among others.

As the business grows, we are seeking smart and creative Jr. Graphic Designer to join our creative team, supporting our digital, wholesale, and retail initiatives at our New Orleans Headquarters. This role will be responsible for website graphics, digital static & motion assets for our paid advertising campaigns, emails, email versioning & site mockups. The right candidate is an expert in design that drives direct response and business performance. You can quickly learn and adapt to the brand’s aesthetics while leveraging performance design best practices to create action-driving creativity.

Responsibilities:

  • Fast-paced position that requires precise time management
  • Create engaging digital assets in multiple variations and sizes for paid social & paid search platforms (Instagram, Google, YouTube, TikTok, etc.)
  • Design highly performant email creative to support campaigns
  • Brainstorm and research graphic concepts and ideas to make sure our campaigns are always evolving and driving results in a constantly changing digital landscape
  • Work closely with the creative and performance marketing teams to concept and execute new brand creative
  • Assist Graphic Designer with digital production of e-commerce assets (i.e., cropping, exporting and renaming images) for the KREWE site and at our retail locations
  • Partner with Graphic Designer on seasonal projects including out of home print assets, social creative, and more
  • Support in the creation of both external and internal assets such as: brand decks, invites, marketing materials, business cards, etc

Requirements:

  • BA/BFA with a focus in design, or similar
  • 1-2 years of post-college design experience
  • Eye for design with a sophisticated aesthetic, and strong interest in fashion
  • Innovative thinker always seeking to grow and push brand direction forward
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite with an understanding of digital and print design
  • Excellent typography skills with elevated level of taste and ability to apply modern design aesthetics across projects of varied styles
  • Responds positively to feedback and adapts quickly to change
  • Excellent interpersonal, time & project management, and communication skills
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure, and meet tight deadlines with a strong sense of accountability
  • Creative portfolio including both print and digital design
  • Retouching and video/animation skills are a plus
  • Illustration skills are a plus
  • Experience with graphic design and motion design
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Sketch, and other packages
  • Excellent organization and communication skills. This role will be highly cross-functional with involvement in multiple projects and initiatives.
  • Experience with project management tools such as Monday, etc.
  • Headquarters: New Orleans

Benefits and Perks:

  • Entry level salary range of $42,000 - $45,000
  • Group health plans: health, vision and dental insurance
  • Welfare benefits: life, ad&d, supplemental voluntary coverage
  • FSA Plan & HSA Program
  • 401(K) Investment Options
  • Adoption Assistance, EAP, Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Quarterly Cultural Spend
  • Ongoing Training & Development, an Educational Allowance
  • 10 paid holidays & Paid Time Off accrual
  • KREWE employee frame discount (of course!)


Diversity & Inclusion:

KREWE believes in providing an inclusive workplace where all individuals have the opportunity to succeed. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without discrimination or retaliation because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, pregnancy or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable local, state, or federal law.