Art Assistant

Harry's is a men's grooming brand that was built out of respect for quality craftsmanship, simple design, modern convenience and for guys who know they shouldn't have to overpay for a great shave. We are able to deliver exceptional value and experiences to our customers because we are vertically integrated. From grinding steel into fine razors blades at our factory in Germany to selling our products directly to customers on our website and select retailers, we own the entire process.

Since launching in early 2013, we have been blown away by the customer response to our brand. Today, we have over 3 million customers and are growing fast. We're now looking to bring amazing people, like you, together to redefine the way people interact with brands online and in stores across the country.

The Role:

Art assistants at Harry's support the day-to-day operations of our in-house creative department. They are flexible, quick, and jump from project to project with ease. The candidate must have a strong passion for design and photography.

Daily responsibilities include working with designers and art directors on projects of every scale, competitive research, and production of design work. Candidates should have a discerning eye for photography, design, typography, and be familiar with current design trends and best practices for both print and digital. They deliver concepts and ideas that are strategic, on-brand, innovative and understanding of the customer perspective and are fluent in concepting and collaborating. Critical thinking, attention to detail, and excellent communication skills will be required.

Key Responsibilities:

* Support Designers and Art Directors on the creation of campaign concepts, presentations (including mood boards & image presentations) and design studies

* Digital and print design production of approved design work

* Competitive design and photography research for projects

* Execute on creative briefs submitted from various departments and global partners—including emails, digital ads, site assets, logo/branding design, and collateral

* Various design tasks such as masking images, image processing, designing mocks of photo concepts and design concepts, putting together decks and presentations.

* Assist producer with creation of pre-production support documents

* Contribute to the evolution of the brand image

Qualifications:

* BFA in Graphic Design or equivalent

* 1-2 years of professional experience is a plus

* Self-starter who possesses the ability to create original work.

* Organized, dependable and self-motivated with the ability to excel in a hands-on, fast-paced environment.

* Proficient with Adobe CC and Sketch—knowledge of Keynote is a plus

* Quick to learn new programs and techniques

* Superb communication skills, professional attitude, upbeat approach, team-oriented mentality

* Ability to gracefully manage multiple priorities, internal workflow, deadlines and stakeholder expectations

* A desire to learn about advertising with a strategic approach to the creative process

* A passion for design, typography, creative and brand thinking.

* Insightful, creative eye, and outstanding attention to detail.

* Empathy for the customer and their interaction with the brand in advertising.

* An eagerness to learn about new business models and tackle strategic issues.

* A great attitude and sense of humor.

* Awareness of cultural art, design and photography trends.

Harry's is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do great work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, parental status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our company.

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