Catbird is Hiring Jr Graphic Designer & Photo Editor (NYC)

Since it opened in 2004 on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Catbird has been the go-to spot to buy beautiful, handcrafted personal jewelry. Years later it is still where all the cool girls in BK and beyond shop for special jewelry pieces as well as beauty and home goods.

Currently looking for a graphic design and photo editor to join the Art Department. Catbirdโ€™s in-house design team is heavily focused in art direction and photography and responsible for bringing merchandise to life through product and campaign shoots that affect all brand touch points -- social, e-commerce, packaging, print, events.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Has a strong interest in art direction and photography

  • 1+ year in the graphic design or photo editor field

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

  • Working understanding of Adobe Bridge or CaptureOne preferred

  • Basic photography and retouching skills preferred. And highly motivated to learn and develop those skills.

  • Experience in e-commerce and email marketing platforms a plus

  • Must be self-motivated, extremely organized, and detail-oriented

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be one of the first to see all new jewelry! Work closely with Merchandise team and in-house photographer to ensure all product photography is on-schedule and on-brand, ready to launch

  • Work with PR team team on special projects, campaign photoshoots and lookbooks

  • Review, retouch and upload digital photography product images for website

  • Heavy focus on creating web-ready images for e-commerce product listings of our beautiful jewelry

  • Experience retouching metals and stones are a plus!

  • Perform quality assurance on all images, ensuring consistency across products

  • Maintain and organize our extensive photo library

  • Address photo requests for print and external marketing

  • Interpret and develop Catbirdโ€™s branding through design deliverables

  • The role will work collaboratively to concept and design compelling marketing campaigns and associated content across multiple channels and platforms

Tell us about yourself - do not just send a resume. Also, include your portfolio. Make sure to write "Photo Editor" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.