Graphic Designer

Job description

bitbird is a record label and creative company spearheaded by San Holo, based in The Netherlands.

 

We're looking for a full-time Graphic Designer to strengthen our label team. You will be responsible for the ideation, creation and implementation of all sorts of graphics, including release artworks, artist branding, promotional videos and merchandising. You will work our Art Director and Label Manager. This is a team-work driven position.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Release artwork: You work closely with our artists to create artwork which accentuates their music and vision.
  • Artist branding: Some of our artists we provide complete branding services for. Here, you are tasked with creating a total identity for artists, mostly developing, which both accentuate their music and encompass their (aesthetic) vision.
  • Content creation: Beyond the traditional release artworks, we use a variety of visual content on our social media and branding. You're tasked with creating these, as well as coming up with creative ideas on how we can use visuals to promote our brand. Think teaser videos, social media images, lifestyle photography and so forth.
  • (Music) videos: For our key releases we produce music videos, either with external parties or by using internal resources. You'll be tasked with coming up with strong concepts which will hold it's own, even if lacking significant funding, and finding and coordinating teams to realize these productions.
  • Apparel design: Apparel is a big part of the bitbird brand and you'll assist our Art Director in ideating and executing new designs, partnerships and promotions.
  • Social media branding: Creating and executing a social media branding for the label, in conjunction with the team.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Student enrolled in a university or school program. Studying towards fashion, textile, merchandising or industrial design. Basic knowledge about apparel construction and production.
  • Software. Familiar with the full Adobe suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere etc) and excellent in MS Office especially Excel.
  • You are allround. You have a passion for branding, but are also equipped with good Excel skills. You are up to date about the latest trends in design and fashion.
  • Fluent in English. Fluent in Dutch is a bonus.
  • Work hard, play hard mentality. Our biggest market is the US and even though we're based in The Netherlands, a lot of the action happens between 17:00 - 20:00 CET.
  • Willing to try, not afraid to fail. You need a willingness to learn and master unfamiliar skills. We operate in a unique, non-traditional way and require you to adapt to our operations. We are after learning and embrace that failure is a part of that process.
  • Ability to come into our offices in The Netherlands. Although we encourage flexible working times and allow for remote work for a portion of the working time.

 

bitbird is a start-up and this position is an opportunity for those with ambitions to grow in the music industry to build experience and grow with us as a company. Our culture is open to taking young and aspiring individuals and investing in them to cultivate the best in the industry. Experience is a bonus, but we're all about hiring smart and motivated individuals who are willing to learn.


Do you have what it takes? Submit your English resume, portfolio and a motivational letter explaining why you think you're a good fit for this role and our team. We'll get back to you shortly.