Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Trainee Designer - MR PORTER

Trainee Designer

MR PORTER – a dedicated men’s wear site from the NET-A-PORTER group is the first global shopping destination of its kind. MR PORTER offers an edited product selection of the best in men’s style, from global designer labels to niche specialist brands alongside original editorial and style advice. MR PORTER is powered, curated, edited and served by an independent world class team who benefit from the global infrastructure of the NET-A-PORTER group, a site with ten years of online luxury retail experience delivering to over 170 countries worldwide.

The Role:

We are looking for a talented Trainee Designer to ensure the MR PORTER editorial, merchandising and sales content is brought to life with unique, user friendly, high quality design, without jeopardising site performance.

” During New York Fashion Week, editors and stylists weren’t talking about the runway; they were all a-twitter (literally and figuratively) about the arrival of MR PORTER. The Y chromosome to NET-A-PORTER” GQ USA


• Sophisticated sense of typography and an understanding of its relevance to a good design both online and offline.
• Should be aware of trends and new ideas and should be able to interpret those into fantastic 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.
• Working on HTML emails and promotional emails when required.
• Sourcing images as required
• Development of technical skills to stay abreast of software changes.
• Retouching images as required.
• Supporting the Art Director
• Any other ad hoc duties within Art dept/Editorial when needed.


Essential Skills & Requirements

• Proven 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.
• Photoshop skills.
• Proficient knowledge of Illustrator and Indesign.
• Pro-active and able to show initiative/ideas to constantly improve the editorial quality of the site.
• Self-motivated.


To Apply:

1 comment:

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