Content Designer, DACH

Overview

As a part of the Japanese Kao Corporation we are one of the world-leading manufacturers of beauty care products. Respect and Teamwork are our core principles, as well as chances on global perspectives. Integrity, the power of innovation and constant ambition for improvement are our main values. Aligned internationally and multicultural we always keep the perspective of our customers in focus.In Europe, our brand portfolio ranges from high-quality face cleansing-care brand Bioré, to established and successful hair care brandsGoldwell, KMS, Guhl andJohn Frieda, and to the London luxury personal care and cosmetics brand Molton Brown.

OurCreative Marketing, Mass, DACH in Darmstadt is looking for someone to immediately fill the following position

Responsibilities

  • Creating visual design/communication for all types of media-Social posts-Website page designs and updates-A-Plus content-Copywriting, -In-store / POS materials-Video editing and possible shooting-Promotional packaging-Photography and photography editing/retouching
  • Miscellaneous visual design needs for Kao to fulfill each creative request.
  • Deliver against set timelines provide accurate deliverables to person requesting the creative work.
  • Track and document all work
  • Delivering a smooth transition from conceptual design to delineation, through commercialization/execution of the design for all media types.
  • Meets with and presents to multiple, various roles to fulfill design brief or request.
  • Works in Smartflow (digital workflow software) and AEM (digital asset management) to organize work flow and gain approvals if necessary
  • Responsible for the graphic design of all visual communication

Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communication
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience as a graphic designer. Consumer Product Goods (CPG) experience is a plus but not necessary. Designing for beauty brands as well as agency experience is a plus
  • Must understand the design process from conceptual to commercialization/execution for packaging and printed materials
  • Must understand the basic differences, possibilities and limitations between different types of printing processes and digital assets
  • Must be able to adapt artwork for any media into a different format or size for a different supplier or vendor
  • Must be proficient with all design software such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Powerpoint. Must have video editing capabilities and some photography and minimal copywriting experience
  • Excellent team and communication skills as well as independent, structured and result-oriented working methods with high quality standards
  • Contribution of creative ideas when in team or project meetings as well as the ability to stretch your creativity beyond the brief for each project given
  • Must speak and write English and German business fluently

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, benefits package, ongoing development and the opportunity to enhance your skills and deliver tangible results. Remember, joining Kao means you are joining a whole family of prestige beauty brands including John Frieda, Biore, Guhl and Molton Brown meaning there are possible opportunities for collaborative working and potential career movement.

Japanese heritage, international beauty innovation and aspirational brands to be proud of…..if you are seeking an opportunity to join a highly ethical multi-award winning global company that is as committed to developing, manufacturing and selling renowned and respected beauty brands as they are passionate about employee development and staff satisfaction then this may be the role for you.

Kao embraces the diversity and the individual personalities of its people because we believe it is diversity that makes us strong. This is why we welcome applications from all areas of the global community.

If you feel you are as unique and successful as our products, want to find out more about our numerous brands and why 33,000 people across the globe opted for our career opportunities, please feel free to find out more on https://www.kao.com/emea/en/