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ELK has cultivated a work environment in which our employees are constantly challenged to do their best. Through a creative approach, ELK has created a strong brand identity, and we nurture this quality in others by employing people who share our keen interest in design, our love of nature and simplicity and our commitment to ethical and sustainable business. Just as each piece in our range is carefully created; we seek out individuals to work at ELK who can bring their own life experience and inspired ideas to our company.

In return, ELK offers a unique workplace and conducts induction and product training. We encourage our employees to integrate ELK product into their lives outside of work through offering product discounts. Staff members are informed about ELK products – from the design process, through the materials used-to craftsmanship and traditional skills utilised in making them– and are confident communicating about ELK to others.

ELK supports employees' involvement in activities outside of work, whether it be to study, artistic pursuits or volunteer work.

Meet the team that make up Elk https://youtu.be/ZYiO5sklO_4

Digital Graphic Designer - Full Time

Reporting To: Senior Marketing and Communications Manager

Responsibilities: (includes but not exclusive to)

This is a full time position located at ELK’s Head Office in Preston. As the Digital Graphic Designer, your daily creations will include EDMs, website and social media artwork alongside creative assets for our retail stores and wholesale accounts to help communicate our brand activities and seasonal messages.

You will need to work within our branding guidelines, but we will also welcome you to display your initiative and find new ways to enhance ELK’s digital communication. Areas of responsibility will include the creation of graphic design for digital collateral, e-commerce, EDM’s, range releases, major events throughout the year and day-to-day consumer and retail communication requirements.

Within this role, there is an expectation of new media knowledge, as well as constant acquisition of this intelligence to ensure that ELK keeps ahead of the digital curve, both in Australia and internationally.

The key to making this role successful is digital graphic design expertise, speed, a can do attitude, accuracy and attention to detail. You will need a lateral and creative approach to the role with a proactive and positive attitude.

This position works mainly with the ELK Marketing and Sales team. You will be one of two graphic designers at ELK. The other position is primarily concerned with looking after the requirements of the Fashion Design Department. There will be coordination required between these positions to support work flow.

Responsibilities include (not exclusive to):
- Produce the seasonal ELK content deck, in partnership with the Marketing / PR team and with direction from the Creative Director, through utilising the seasonal inspiration and photo shoot content. This document will feature the style guide for all seasonal content to create a consistent theme for the season across all internal and external communication, public relations, marketing activities and associated tasks.
- Manage your workflow with the Marketing and Content Producer to ensure that all required digital and printed assets meet required deadlines.
- Create graphic material for EDM’s and social channels and suggest UX design ideas to help drive engagement and click through rates.
- Create editable PDF documents for ELK’s process requirements.
- Liaise with print suppliers and stay up to date with the latest sustainable product offerings and environmentally friendly printing techniques.
- Produce banners, window vinyls etc. and in store merchandising materials as required for ELK’s retail store as well as wholesale accounts.
- Design advertisements for print and online as well as packaging and brand materials as required.
- Support where needed the Fashion Graphic Designer in executing the bi annual collection catalogues and associated price lists etc. This will not be in your particular care however you may be required to assist or provide support.

Knowledge & Skills
- Strong interest and capabilities in the design and development of engaging digital user experiences.
- Excellent knowledge and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign & Illustrator and Photoshop.
- Experience in developing EDM layouts and templates and social media assets.
- A passion for digital graphic design with experience in developing digital graphic content and working with various social media and marketing tools (Facebook, Instagram, Mailchimp, Pintrest, Twitter, E-commerce, CMS).
- Knowledge of design fundamentals and principles.
- Demonstrable creative and design development skills.
- Ability to work well with feed-back in a fast paced environment.
- A love of typography and proficient in using design typesetting to communicate the key messages within digital and printed mediums.
- Multimedia skill base and a willingness to learn and invest time into learning new and innovative digital opportunities.
- Well developed communication, time management and organisational skills.
- Grammatical accuracy and a strong attention to detail.
- Interest and knowledge of HTML and CSS are an advantage.
- Illustration skills are an advantage.
- Video editing, GIF’s for social media and animation skills are an advantage.

 Essential Skills:
• 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role
• A Diploma or Degree in Graphic Design or similar 

 To apply please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@elkthelabel.com by Monday 1st October with the subject title Digital Graphic Designer. 

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182 Little Collins St, Melbourne,
Victoria, 3000, Australia

P: +61 3 8609 1247

Trading Hours
Monday to Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm

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395 Plenty Road, Preston,
Victoria, 3072, Australia

P: +61 3 9478 1800

Trading Hours
Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday Closed

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395 Plenty Road, Preston,
Victoria, 3072, Australia

P: +61 3 9478 1800
F: +61 3 9478 8864

Office Hours
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Saturday & Sunday Closed
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