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digital designer

DEPARTMENT
GLOBAL HQ,MARKETING
LOCATION
AMSTERDAM,NETHERLANDS
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About the Agency

Fitting within the wider Marketing and Communications group, our in-house Agency is a talented team of art directors, designers, writers and producers, collaborating to originate ideas and activate creative programs.

We’re continually responding to ever-changing consumer needs, finding unique ways to connect with new audiences and stay ahead of the game when it comes to innovation, storytelling and creativity - all of which contributes to positioning Tommy Hilfiger as a leading global lifestyle brand

About the Role

In this role, you’ll be part collaborator, part autonomous. With an entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative approach, you’ll enjoy rolling-up your sleeves and getting into the work.

You’ll bring a digital-first design approach to the table. Working with Creative teams at all levels, you’ll be rolling out concepts across digital platforms, and supporting multi-functional teams bring their ideas to life. Concepting and collaborating on multi-channel programs, you’re a skilled creative with solutions that could live anywhere.

With your own projects, you can continue to practice what you preach and show what great digital design is all about. You’ll be developing and executing innovative and compelling digital solutions that enhance the brand, improve our ways of working and engage consumers by creating user journeys that captivate and inspire.

You’ll have a passion, tenacity, curiosity and optimism to execute transformational creative ideas. You’re a collaborator who seeks insights from fellow creatives and marketing teams to achieve the impossible

As an experienced Digital Designer, you’ll be supporting and bringing your expertise to the Agency team, actively promoting a culture of innovation.

Role Responsibilities

Design

  • Contribute to all stages of the design process, practically realizing different disciplines
  • Translate creative concepts and execute style guides that adhere to brand guidelines and seasonal campaign direction
  • Share your expertise in digital design. You understand how technology works, and even better how it should look. With an articulate understanding of fundamentals like typography, interaction design and usability, you improve work on an aesthetic and functional level
  • Understand the implications of designing for different platforms and devices, tying these together with an obsessive dedication to detail
  • Create pixel perfect designs , working closely with other Designers, Art Directors, Animators and Video Editors
  • Create outstanding designs and ideas for our digital platforms, aligning to Marketing, creative and business requirements
  • Ensure that our digital creative output remains relevant and that our creative storytelling and editorial content connects with our consumers
  • Creative leadership of our social editorial content design for Tommy Hilfiger sportswear, providing guidance and design direction to the team for campaign and content ideation

Execution

  • Together with our creative and external teams, be the link between the creative concept and its actual execution, enjoying the challenges of coming up with creative solutions – regardless of restrictions and technical limitations

The ideal candidate is

  • Adaptable; there’s no typical day at the Agency
  • A seasoned creative with evident experience in developing all kinds of digital work as well as an innate taste for technology, an instinct for interaction and a natural feel for digital aesthetics
  • An enthusiastic collaborator, but also self-initiating and motivated to work autonomously You’ll enjoy working with others, sharing knowledge and best practices across the teams, and strive to continually improve work on both an aesthetic and functional level. In short, you’re somebody even experienced Creatives can learn from, and you’re open-minded to learn from others too
  • A natural communicator; you eloquently share ideas, contributing to discussion and positively influencing decisions. You’ll articulate the rationale behind your work, based on consumer insight, behavior or business facts – not your opinions.
  • Positive; you bring those vibes to the team while keeping work standards high, contributing to our unique agency culture, every day
  • A detailed eye with exceptional graphic and typography skills, and a passion for generating innovative (but workable) creative solutions
  • A passion, confidence, curiosity and agility to bring about creative ideas with exceptional design execution, a commercial sensibility.
  • An enthusiastic, driven designer, with a strong sensibility for the fashion aesthetic coupled with great ideas in bringing to life creative campaigns and stories
  • A creative mind that thrives on problem solving along with an appreciation for effective storytelling through your work
  • An interest and or background in the Fashion/Beauty sector
  • Impeccable taste and creative approach to design, with confidence in representing your ideas to others
  • A proactive attitude – seeking to learn and identify creative opportunities for both personal and team growth

You bring

  • A minimum 3 years’ experience working within an digital environment, in-house Agency team or creative Agency
  • A degree in a creative field such as graphic/digital design, fine arts, visual communication, art direction
  • Experience working with fashion, luxury or lifestyle brands in an Designer capacity
  • Expert competency with Adobe Creative programs
  • A folio of work showing impeccable graphic design, and digital/content experience that brings brands to life*
  • Fluency is spoken and written English

We offer:

  • Plenty of opportunities to make the role your own
  • Trainings and courses for self-development
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • A newly built campus with gyms, cafes, amazing lunches, and plenty of company events

Candidate nice-to-haves:

  • Familiar with Sketch software

*Applicants who do not include a portfolio PDF or URL can unfortunately not be considered. And don’t forget a short motivation letter – we want to know why this is THE opportunity for you!