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Global Creative Lab - Temporary Graphic Designer

Date: Sep 26, 2021

Location: NY, NY, US

Company: Fast Retailing Group

UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global Japanese retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under seven main brands: Comptoir des Cotonniers, GU, Helmut Lang, J Brand, Princesse tam.tam, Theory, and UNIQLO. With global sales of approximately 1.14 trillion yen for the 2013 fiscal year ending August 31, 2013 (US $11.62 billion, calculated in yen using the end of August 2013 rate of $1 = 98.36 yen), Fast Retailing is one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.

 

UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of the world's most important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts to solidify its status as a truly global brand. Today the company has a total of more than 1,200 stores in 14 markets worldwide including Japan, China, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and U.S. In addition, Grameen UNIQLO, a social business established in Bangladesh in September 2010, opened its two first stores in Dhaka in July 2013. UNIQLO operates an integrated business model under which it designs, manufactures, markets and sells high-quality, casual apparel. The company believes that truly great clothes should be supremely comfortable, feature universal designs, are of high quality and offer a superb fit to everyone who wears them.

 

With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and change the world, Fast Retailing is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere. For more information about UNIQLO and Fast Retailing, please visit www.uniqlo.com and www.fastretailing.com.

 

 

Overview:

 

The Graphic Designer works with the Senior Art Director and Global Creative Lab to develop the advertising and communication for seasonal campaigns for fashion catalogs, magazines and multi-media. Creative assets for these campaigns are also developed and prepared for in-store visual signs and internet application. This role will also provide creative collateral related to new store launches and special projects.

 

Essential Functions:

•    Ability to design and flex across a variety of creative projects under tight deadlines
•    Contribute concepts and ideas for projects through references, mood boards and sketches
•    Collaborates and brainstorm sessions with team.
•    Loves to collaborate within a team environment and is respectful of Uniqlo corporate culture 
•    A positive mindset and enthusiasm to do whatever it takes to get the job done
•    Flexible to work a retail schedule and to accommodate international meetings based on business need
•    Organizational skills, accountability and attention to detail
•    Liaise with third party providers and agencies when needed

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Qualifications:

•    A diverse portfolio that shows a range of digital and print work
•    Strong knowledge of art direction, photography, film, graphic design, typography and the full Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
•    Strong presentation and communication skills (both written and verbal)
•    Interest in photography and art direction
•    Editing and motion experience is a bonus
•    A connection to trends in fashion, art, music and contemporary culture

 

Experience:

•    5-7 years of design experience; preferably at a creative agency or in-hous

 

Education:

 

•    BA strongly preferred in Graphic Design or related field. 

 

 

 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Fast Retailing does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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