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Originalare / Final Art (closed)

Job Description

At Happy Socks we have made it our mission to spread happiness everywhere, and you only have to spend a few minutes with us to realize how seriously we take it! In fact, our fun, positive approach is probably the reason we’ve seen such amazing growth over the past couple of years.

Thanks to this fast and solid growth, with a turnover target of 1 billion SEK in 2019, Happy Socks now requires a talented Orginalare / Final Art to join its in-house agency, The Happy Agency. You will be part of a happy and extremely driven multicultural company of approx. 80 people from 20 countries, and based at Happy Socks’ Stockholm, Sweden HQ.

As our Originalare / Final Art you’ll support The Happy Agency with developing graphic material and delivering final art to print to help fulfill our creative needs and deliverables. You’ll work closely together with Art Directors, Display Developers and the Copywriter.

Tasks & Responsibilities

• Overall role is to develop final art for graphic material and assets, including but not limited to retail assets, posters, ads, campaign material, brochures, display material, catalogues, packaging and labels
• Responsible for the development and delivery of product labels
• Handle communication with our printing partners considering quality, delivery and printing techniques
• Support with image processing and photo retouching
• Support the Art Directors in the development of creative material and assets within The Happy Agency to help fulfill the company’s creative needs and deliverables

The Originalare / Final Art is part of the Marketing Department and reports to the Agency Director. This role is based in Stockholm and does not offer a relocation package.

Requirements:

• Degree in Originalproduktion/Final Art or equivalent (from Grafiska Institutet, Forsbergs or similar)
• Minimum 2 years’ experience from agency or in-house marketing department
• Fully competent in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
• Structured and detail-focused
• Fluent in English
• Positive mindset and solution-oriented
• Ability to work to exceedingly tight deadlines while still maintaining quality
• Ability to handle multiple projects at once
• Passion for design, product and customer experience
• A team player without prestige
• Share the cultural philosophy/image of Happy Socks

Please visit www.happysocks.com/career and send your application + portfolio today!

About Happy Socks AB

Happy Socks is about spreading happiness by turning an everyday essential into a colorful design piece. The fundamentals for the business are rigid quality standards, craftsmanship and creativity that are transferred into the products by a talented collective of creators. The products feature endless variations of models and designs, using a broad spectrum of color combinations and original patterns.

Happy Socks created the segment fashion socks and has since maintained global segment leadership through a well-defined vision, strong execution of a detailed business strategy and high level of product innovation. The brand has rapidly become internationally renowned through well-executed brand building and effective PR with high profile collaborations and the company is accelerating the omni channel roll-out through wholesale, retail and e-commerce.

CEO Mikael Söderlindh and Creative Director Viktor Tell founded Happy Socks in 2008. They identified a blank spot in the apparel industry and introduced socks with a design that were to revolutionize the market. Customers and media took a liking to the brand story, which rendered an instant success. A key differentiator is the customer brand loyalty that has been attained by providing a unique emotion of happiness that goes beyond the actual product.

Happy Socks is an equal opportunity employer with a balanced mix of 54% women and 46% men representing 20 nationalities across 4 continents worldwide at its Stockholm, Sweden Headquarters