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Digital Designer – Fenty Beauty & Fenty Skin

Creative | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

ABOUT KENDO

Kendo Holdings, Inc. is a San Francisco-based beauty brand developer and wholesaler owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury group. A play on the words “can do”, Kendo has become the hub of creativity and next generation beauty product development for global Sephora channels and selective retailers outside of Sephora.

Through original development, collaborations and acquisitions the Kendo stable of brands will always be creative, inspiring and innovative. A dynamic engine of speed, expertise and market-savvy, the Kendo team continues to redefine the beauty industry through great product, great storytelling, great retail and direct-to-consumer partnerships. This shows up in everything we do and in what we stand for:

  • ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: We seek creative ways to get things done
  • PERSEVERANCE: Never, never, never give up
  • GENEROSITY: The power of giving
  • STORYTELLING: Creating authentic stories to inspire
  • QUALITY OBSESSION: Our product quality is a reflection of ourselves
  • FUN: Work, life, and fun are woven of a single fabric
  • ADVOCACY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: We believe in listening with humility and acting with courage. We recognize, seek, and celebrate the power of diversity across the full spectrum of personal identity.

As a condition of employment, Kendo requires all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date unless they have requested and received an exemption from the Company in the form of a reasonable accommodation due to a qualifying medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief or practice.

The Kendo house of brands currently includes: Bite Beauty, Fenty Beauty, Fenty Skin, KVD Beauty, Ole Henriksen.

Kendo Brands has a hybrid work model with three days in office and two days remote each week.


POSITION SUMMARY

Supports the Creative Director and Digital Design Director with dynamic digital creative for desktop and mobile that delivers on the brand experience. Partnering in planning, managing and delivering strategic marketing campaigns from concept through execution. Will be developing marketing emails, static and animated paid social ads and digital banners, and banners and site assets for FentyBeauty.com, FentySkin.com and Sephora.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports the Creative Director and Digital Design Director in creating website assets, emails, paid social, and banners for retailers and affiliate partners
  • Supports the Digital Design Director in the creation and maintenance of digital style guides for each brand
  • Handles minor retouching for product images to customize them for new banner specs and placements
  • Acts as the liaison between the digital creative team and the e-commerce team to ensure design consistency across all touchpoints
  • Develops pixel-perfect, highly innovative, refined digital assets under fast-paced timelines
  • Delivers design projects on time with polished execution
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of typography, photography, graphic design and digital design; ensures all assets adhere to brand guidelines
  • Owns presentation of assigned projects to cross functional teams for feedback and final approval
  • Routinely collaborates with Brand Management, Marketing, Program Management and E-Commerce teams
  • Supports Digital Design Director and team in producing final files for release, with careful consideration for proper digital file types and compressing files for web

REQUIREMENTS

  • College degree; BA or BFA with a focus on Graphic Design, Communications Design, or UX/UI or equivalent experience preferred
  • 5–7 years of design experience in digital design focused on one or more of the following: E-Commerce web design, UX/UI, paid social, emails, and/or responsive design for web (mobile and desktop)
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite on Mac Platform (especially Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator)
  • Proficiency designing web pages in Figma
  • Must be comfortable with minor retouching to customize images to fit digital promotions (edit product background colors, cut out product components, remove or combine products, etc)
  • Strong understanding of web UI standards, grid system, responsive design frameworks
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS—the possibilities and limitations
  • Understanding of digital trends and best practices for responsive web design, marketing emails, paid social, and digital banners
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ease and polish in presenting in a variety of settings: small/large groups, managers, formal presentations
  • Solid organizational skills, detail-oriented; time management skills, ability to juggle priorities
  • Strong relationship-building skills; ability to work with a variety of people in various disciplines
  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced environment and meet very tight deadlines
  • The drive to excel and succeed; self-motivated
  • Understanding of current fashion and beauty trends
  • Passion for beauty and retail