Jr. Designer

Oakland
Creative
Full-time

At Mayvenn, we are creating the future of salon retail--one hairstylist at a time. Our mission is to empower hairstylists and salon professionals while changing the way people purchase hair extensions and interact with hair companies. The African-American haircare industry grosses $9 billion annually, but the beauticians we entrust to make us look and feel good every single day aren't receiving the value they deserve: that's where we come in.

We've experienced tremendous growth since our founding in 2013: our platform has grown into a nationwide movement of over 50,000+ stylists, hundreds of thousands of customers, and millions of dollars invested back into salons across the country. We’re a fun, passionate, and growing team based in Oakland, with a huge focus on customer service and brand trust. Our group of insanely talented, engaged, and ambitious problem solvers' love coming to work everyday and have been the key to our success. As a result, demand is at an all-time high and we’re looking for inspiring people to join us. If you're up for the challenge, we'd love to hear from you!

Jr. Designer
At Mayvenn Visual Designers capture the spirit, essence, and energy of the Mayvenn brand infusing it into every piece of storytelling and communication they create. Working within an internal agency setting the Jr. Designer contributes to the development and creation of a broad array of marketing collateral, primarily in the digital medium and occasionally print. Our ideal candidate is a self-starting, well organized, team player that can flourish in a deadline driven, internal agency environment. Beyond pushing pixels the Jr. Designer will collaborate with other Designers, the Art Director, Content Strategist, and Creative Director to execute and deliver on-brand creative assets on-time. The ideal candidate will have a strong design aesthetic, digital and mobile design experience, Creative Suite expertise, web or HTML email knowledge, and unparalleled attention to detail.

Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with creative team members and the larger project teams to explore concepts and iterate on creative executions
    • Create original designs based on existing templates, adhering to design principles in established layouts and form factors
    • Create adaptations of original designs for different devices, locales, and environments
    • Articulate ideas and be clearly understood by creative and cross-functional team members
    • Maintain digital file structure in-line with established standards to keep work organized so it may be easily shared and modified by others
    • Review and output final deliverables with an exacting eye, ensuring that layout, images, and typography are flawless
    • Provide build-ready design files in a timely manner while meeting quality standards

Requirements

    • 0-2 years experience designing for digital experiences
    • Proficiency in the formal elements of design, including typography, layout, balance, proportion, rhythm, emphasis, and unity.  
    • A natural collaborator
    • Excellent typography sensibilities and skills
    • Excellent grasp of color theory and application
    • Highly proficient in industry standard design tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite - specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
    • Full grasp or working experience with Mac os
    • Ability to deliver quality design at high volume in a tight timeframe
    • Ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced, creative workplace
    • Experience in photography post-production techniques is a plus!
    • Mobile commerce experience is a plus!
    • Fluency in HTML and CSS is a plus!
    • Agency experience is a plus!
    • Beauty industry experience is a plus!
    • BA/BFA in Graphic Design/New Media or equivalent experience

    • Please provide a link/PDF of your portfolio, submissions without a portfolio will not be considered.

Competitive Salary commensurate with skills and experience
100% paid Health + Dental + Vision Insurance
A respectful, diverse and supportive company culture
Free coffee and snacks!