Junior Graphic Designer

Santa Monica, CA
Brand
Full-time

The Black Tux is reinventing the formalwear rental industry so guys can show up at their best on the days that matter most. The company designs and manufactures modern rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit—made of 100% wool, ordered online, and delivered for free. Using a combination of machine learning, tailor-trained fit specialists, and industry-leading customer service, The Black Tux guarantees a perfect fit every time.

We’re looking for a passionate and committed Junior Graphic Designer to grow with our expanding creative team. We are looking for someone who is dedicated, resourceful, organized, and above all excited to help define a young company on the verge of revolutionizing an industry.

We are a brand first, design-driven company; that’s how we differentiate ourselves in the market and why this role is so important. As a core member of our Santa Monica-based design team, you'll collaborate with brand team members to bring our brand to life and add value to our customer experience through print and digital communications, packaging designs, advertising and experiential expressions of our brand, including events and retail design.

Please be sure to include samples of your work as part of your application.

What You'll Do

    • Generate and iterate design solutions based on the team's research, direction, and feedback
    • Elevate and protect the language of our brand
    • Translate business objectives into creative solutions
    • Think conceptually and creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
    • Collaborate on brainstorming, sketching, and refining on all projects
    • Help with art direction and photo production, including development of moodboards, shot lists, retouching notes and attend shoots when needed
    • Assist with day-to-day creative needs, big or small
    • Support other Black Tux teams (including but not limited to product, marketing, social media, content, customer care, and operations)
    • Assist with production including creation of press-ready files and quality control

Who You Are

    • An awesome, creative thinker with the portfolio to prove it
    • Educated in visual communication or graphic design (or a related field, Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferred)
    • Strong conceptual thinker with compositional sense
    • Experienced designing for both screen and print–
    • Excellent at communication and organization skills
    • Proficient in Adobe CC tools, Sketch
    • Interested in branding systems and storytelling
    • Willing to create and innovate on any type or size of project
    • Able to meet regular deadlines while working independently
    • Able to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • An advocate of a good sense of humor, emotional intelligence, and patience
    • Open to giving and receiving feedback 
    • A little weird

Benefits and perks of working at The Black Tux

    • Exciting startup environment
    • Weekly catered lunches
    • Dog-friendly office
    • Complimentary dry cleaning & tailoring services
    • Health, dental and vision coverage
    • 401(k)
    • Paid parking
    • Paid maternity and paternity leave
    • Open vacation time
    • Stocked kitchen & pantry
    • Apple equipment or whatever you need to be productive
    • Monthly team outings
    • Free suit and tuxedo rentals

    • We're an equal opportunity employer to all. We interview and hire applicants of all backgrounds, orientations, expressions, and identities.