Date Posted

Sept. 13, 2017

Company

Authentic Brands Group

Job Location

New York, United States of America

Type of Employment

full-time

About the Company

Authentic Brands Group (ABG) is a brand development, marketing and entertainment company which owns a global portfolio of fashion, sports, celebrity and entertainment brands. Headquartered in New York City, ABG manages, elevates and builds the long-term value of more than 28 consumer brands by partnering with best-in-class manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. Our brands span a global retail footprint of more than 2,000 doors across luxury, specialty, outlets, department stores, shop-in-shops, ecommerce, mid-tier and mass channels.

ABG’s global portfolio of world-renowned brands includes Marilyn Monroe®, Mini Marilyn®, Elvis Presley®, Muhammad Ali®, Shaquille O’Neal®, Dr. J®, Thalía®, Neil Lane®, Greg Norman®, Michael Jackson® *managed brand*, Juicy Couture®, Aéropostale®, Jones New York®, Judith Leiber®, Frederick’s of Hollywood®, Frye®, Adrienne Vittadini®, Taryn Rose®, Misook®, Hickey Freeman®, Hart Schaffner Marx®, Spyder®, Tretorn®, Tapout®, Prince®, Airwalk®, Vision Street Wear®, and Hind®.

Job Description

Are you a creative jack-of-all-trades?


Are you a master of InDesign & Photoshop?

ABG is looking for a talented Graphic Designer to join our passionate in-house design team. Must be available to work on site at our midtown office near Times Square in NYC.

Reporting directly to the VP Creative Director, the Graphic Designer position requires a highly creative person who can work through and manage projects from concept to completion with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate possesses a strong, clean design aesthetic and a meticulous eye for detail.

Responsibilities include developing marketing materials for our iconic celebrity brand portfolio that includes Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Shaquille O’Neal, Julius Erving, Thalia, and Greg Norman.

ABG is a fast-paced, fun and passionate company. Our mission is to transform brands by delivering compelling product, content, and immersive brand experiences. We plan and activate innovative marketing strategies to drive the success of our brands across all platforms including social and digital media, print, OOH, and in-store.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Create marketing materials, brand guidelines, websites and other media, including:
Pitch decks
Sales collateral
Logos
Infographics
Style guides
Event branding and assets
Signage and client deliverables
Packaging design
Print design
Point of sale mock-ups
Trade show graphics


• Understand ABG’s brand portfolio, ensuring all design materials are consistent with established brand guidelines

• Collaborate with internal teams, including brand, marketing, and sales, to translate complex ideas into beautiful, meaningful visuals

• Oversee production and delivery of materials

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS REQUIRED

• BFA/BA in graphic design or related field

• Ability to work in a wide range of styles

• A passionate following of latest design trends, technology, and social media

• Master of typography and layout

• 1 – 3 years in a studio or in-house environment implementing corporate brand identity in a graphic design and production capacity

• Strong information design capabilities; ability to translate abstract ideas into compelling visuals

• Must possess strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills

• Experience in print production and web design a plus

SOFTWARE SKILLS

• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Mainly Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)


WHAT WILL HELP SET YOU APART FROM THE OTHER CANDIDATES?

• Experience with photography/videography and editing is a PLUS

• You are passionate about social media

• Knowledge of Keynote, PowerPoint, Prezi, and other emerging formats

• Proficiency in Adobe Premier Pro, Adobe After Effects & Adobe Flash is a plus


ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Health Plan (Medical, Dental, Vision)

401k

Vacation & paid holidays


TO BE CONSIDERED, PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING 3 THINGS

1. Resume

2. Portfolio

3. Cover Letter: In your letter please:

1. Tell us when you would be available to start.

2. Confirm you have the permanent right to work in the US without sponsorship.

3. Tell us what excites you about this position.

4. Tell us what you are currently watching on Netflix.

5. Tell us what your favorite Elvis Presley song is.

Salary

TBD Based on Experience

How to Apply

PLEASE APPLY BY SENDING AN EMAIL INCLUSIVE OF RESUME, PORTFOLIO & SALARY REQUIREMENTS TO HR@ABG-NYC.COM WITH THE SUBJECT "GRAPHIC DESIGNER"