Temporary Graphic Designer

Phillips Auctioneers

This is an exciting opportunity for a graphic designer to join Phillips on a temporary basis. Phillips is an international auction house specializing in contemporary art and design.

You will be producing a range of printed proposals for our proposals/business development team. When not focusing on proposals, you will be working on brand and corporate initiatives, as well as marketing material for auctions/sales including high-end catalogues, advertising, window and exhibition graphics and invitations.

We are looking for someone who is happy to work in a small team of graphic designers, working directly with department heads and global marketing teams to produce outstanding work.

Responsibilities

FREELANCE SERVICES

  • Work primarily with creative and the proposals team to conceptualize high stake proposals.

  • Take and shape creative briefs into competitive, beautiful, high end pitches/proposals.

  • Understand, lead and interpret the creative vision of Phillips ensuring the brand is consistent.

  • Design files for printed proposal books and packaging.

  • Work with full creative team (designers and producers) in order to participate in conceptualizing auction campaigns.

  • Work with Production Artists to formulate gallery signage specifications for auctions.

  • Pitch in as necessary to assist with day to day requests.

  • Adhere to the brand guidelines as well as the company vision and values.

  • Build mocks and light retouching in Photoshop.

  • Prep and release files, for print, to various vendors under the oversight of our print production director.

Requirements

EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 5-8 years of experience in print design and a thorough understanding of the print production process.

  • Must know and understand Adobe CC.

  • Excellent experience with Photoshop.

  • Excellent experience with InDesign along with print production knowledge

  • Packaging design experiences a plus.

  • Strong attention to detail and strong typography skills.

  • Interest in Contemporary Art and Design.

  • Previous experience in the Contemporary Art field/market a huge plus.

  • Previous experience in designing proposals for an auction houses a huge plus.

  • Previous experience with luxury brands/products desirable.

  • Highly organized and motivated with the ability to deal with multiple tasks.

  • Quick learner who can adapt easily and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Flexible, adaptable and a self-starter.

  • Strong presentation skills, with the confidence to explain creative concepts to various teams.

  • Capable of managing a high volume of work and able to work flexible hours.

  • Able to work collaboratively with all members of the creative team, including production directors and writers.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and prioritize to meet strict deadlines.

  • Excellent organisational skills with strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with a wide variety of people including superior written and spoken communication.

  • Ability to work individually on own initiative and as part of a team.

  • Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with all other areas within the business.

  • Ability to handle confidential information discreetly and responsibly.

  • Ability to learn Phillips’ internal programs, systems and software.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to CareersUS@Phillips.com. Please use the subject header “Temporary Graphic Designer”. Please be advised: due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and backgrounds best fit the needs of the open position. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Posted on January 9