Graphic Designer

Back9 Creative

About the job

We’re a creative agency based in Invercargill, just a couple of hours away from most main centres in NZ, with direct flights to Christchurch Wellington and Auckland, or just a 2-hour drive to the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown, and no more than a 10-minute commute to work within the town boundary, we reckon this is the perfect place to call home.

We work alongside a range of New Zealand businesses from Bluff to Auckland to help them begin or improve their digital marketing efforts.

Our design-driven approach begins with brand identity and some print design, to inbound digital marketing, custom websites, social media, measurement marketing, content creation, and SEO.

What we’re looking for:

*A creative designer, full of ideas and with an eye for detail

*Someone based locally or willing to relocate to work in our Invercargill Studio.

*We will consider graduates, (2+ years of industry experience preferred) Offer will be indicative of experience.

What you’ll need

*First and foremost, you are a team player.

*A degree, or equivalent, in Visual Communication or Graphic Design or 4+ years experience (ideally within an agency environment)

*The ability to work in NZ – relevant visa work permits etc.

*To Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite – particularly InDesign, Illustrator, and XD

*Experience in design for print production advantageous

*??Adequate knowledge of web design and best practices.

*Familiarity with Mac OS

*Ability to understand briefs and convert them into creative solutions

*Exceptional creativity and innovation skills.

*Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

*Time management and organisational skills/ability to meet deadlines.

*Able to give and receive constructive feedback.

*Confident in presenting your idea to clients & team members

*You will love dogs – or at least like them! Meet Ozzy here Warning: He’s pretty hard not to love!

Any of these skills would be a bonus

*Experience in Mobile app design advantageous

*Knowledge of online marketing and a good understanding of major marketing channels.

*Experience in brand identity design and development

*Experience designing for digital platforms

*Illustration. Animation experience

*Project management experience including working with other designers, clients, copywriters, developers and distributors.

*2+ years experience in a design studio/agency

We pride ourselves on being a down-to-earth, approachable creative agency. At Back9, everyone’s input matters. If you have an idea of how we can improve our services or help our clients better, we want to hear it. We think big!

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