Thursday, 6 October 2011

Junior Artworker – NET-A-PORTER.COM

Junior Artworker
NET-A-PORTER.COM was launched in June 2000 and has since successfully established itself as the world’s premier luxury online fashion retailer. With its acclaimed editorial format, express worldwide shipping to 170 countries, luxurious packaging and easy returns, NET-A-PORTER offers an unparalleled shopping experience. NET-A-PORTER.COM is the flagship brand from the NETA-PORTER group which comprises (the most fashionable fashion outlet) and MRPORTER.COM (the global men’s style destination).
As such we require a Junior Artworker to bring the NET-A-PORTER repertoire of products and editorial to life through the use of high quality, innovative and eye catching design and thereby improving the shopping experience at NET-A-PORTER. We need an individual who has the ability to take work on a high volume of digital and print projects. under the guidance of the Senior Artworker.

“… the slickest high-fashion magazine-style website” Sunday Times Style, UK

Responsibilities:• To produce innovative, user-focused html and flash based solutions that are multifaceted and incorporate all of the elements of a great experience while being within style guidelines.
• Sophisticated sense of typography and an understanding of its relevance to a good design both online and offline.
• Should be aware of trends and contribute with new ideas and should be able to interpret
those into creative.
• Meet stringent deadlines while having the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
• Ensure that image jpeg quality is at maximum on all pages designed as well as fonts and
type are all readable on a range of web design requirements.
• Confident and happy working on high volume of HTML emails and promotional emails, this will be a large proportion of the role.
• Sourcing images as required
• Development of technical skills to stay abreast of software changes.
• Retouching images as required.
• Supporting Art Director and Design Team
• Any other ad hoc duties within art dept/editorial when needed.

Essential Skills & Requirements:• Proven layout / design experience
• Solid experience of working across a range of web design projects from websites to new media and print.
• Ability to work quickly from concept creation to finished product
• Must be detail-oriented, deadline driven, and able to multi-task with solid organizational, time management, and follow through.
• Proven ability to work to stringent deadlines
• Excellent Photoshop skills
• Proficient knowledge of Illustrator, Flash, Indesign and Fireworks
• Pro-active and able to show initiative/ideas to constantly improve the editorial quality of the site.
• Must be able to work overtime when necessary to meet business needs.
• Self-motivated.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: London, W12
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