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Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer
PPI Beauty
Post Date: 05 Aug 2023

JOB OVERVIEW

PPI Beauty is an entrepreneurial, privately held / private equity backed company that creates and distributes strong brands of makeup tools and body care accessories in over 60 countries. The company has been recognized on Inc’s Top 5000 fastest growing privately held companies to work for 3 years in a row. The company’s three core brands are EcoTools®, Real Techniques®, and Freeman Beauty®. EcoTools® is a leader in eco-conscious beauty products, most notably for incredibly soft cosmetic brushes but also offers a line of hairbrushes and bath accessories. Since its launch in 2011, Real Techniques® is the number one makeup brush brand on YouTube, the leading share brand in the UK, and the Miracle Complexion Sponge is the #1 beauty tool in the US. All brands are available from key retailer partners such as Walmart, Target, Ulta and Amazon.com.

The In-House Creative Team is seeking a talented Graphic Designer to join our team. Reporting to the Creative VP, the Graphic Designer will be responsible for executing digital design, video editing, and some print layouts for brand projects, as well as supporting design projects across various channels. This role requires collaboration with cross-functional teams to generate innovative ideas, concepts, and designs that fulfill strategic marketing needs and drive sales.

Responsibilities:

  • Create visual assets, including graphics, banners, and campaign launch assets.
  • Execute multimedia design projects to support marketing, sales, and digital teams.
  • Lead post-production for brand video and graphic design projects.
  • Collaborate with Brand and Ecommerce teams on post-production for graphic and video content.
  • Assist Senior Designers with retouching, color matching products, and delivering high-quality final imagery.
  • Support Senior Designers with merchandising print layouts when needed.
  • Manage projects and assets using our project and digital asset management systems – Lytho and Widen.
  • Represent the company brand positively and demonstrate a passion for beauty tools and products.
  • Promote the value of our products and maintain a strong working knowledge of the product portfolio.
  • Stay updated on digital UX trends and share insights through mood boards and presentations.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of layout, UX/UI best practices, and web production techniques.
  • Experience in Beauty, Fashion, or CPG is a plus.
  • Strong skills in Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and FigmaJam.
  • Experience in creating animations, with knowledge of After Effects being a plus.
  • Proficiency in page layout and presentation design.
  • Excellent color and typography skills with attention to detail.
  • Basic retouching experience with product/model photography.
  • Ability to edit, crop, and composite photos with a discerning eye.
  • UX/UI mindset and experience with mobile design.
  • Strong interest in the digital landscape and its connection to the beauty industry.
  • Exceptional organizational, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to manage post-production timelines for multiple projects.
  • Experience in cross-functional collaboration and feedback management.
  • Collaborative, thoughtful, and professional in team relationships.
  • Positive attitude, willingness to contribute, and creative spirit.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Strong ownership of projects and desire to develop engaging digital content.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with project management software.
  • Basic knowledge of print production, including dielines.
  • Strong knowledge of digital best practices and various channel formats.

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative and skilled Graphic Designer to contribute to the success of PPI Beauty by delivering high-quality design, video editing, and digital content across various channels. If you are passionate about skincare, makeup products, and creating engaging visual experiences, we invite you to apply with your portfolio and join our team.

Skills Required

Digital Media
Digital Marketing
Editing (Video)
Project Management
UX Design
Graphic Design

JOB DETAILS

Location
Chicago, USA
Fields

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