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Design Director

Amyris, Inc.
Emeryville, CA 94608
  • Job Code
    115027588


Amyris, Inc.

Location: Emeryville, CA
Team: Consumer - Biossance Creative
Work Type: Full-Time


Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris’ molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at www.amyris.com.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

For a full list of our current openings, please visit our website www.amyris.com.

The Design Director for Biossance, located in Emeryville California, plays a key role in overseeing visual communication for the brand at a global, regional and local market level. This role will lead a team of full-time and contract designers, managing all aspects of our visual communications across our channels, including product launch and seasonal campaign development. The Design Director will partner closely with the Senior Creative Director to elevate the brand vision and create best-in-class creative solutions while maintaining and evolving our design systems. The ideal candidate is an exceptionally talented visual designer who can think beautifully and execute strategically-with a background in both digital and print design, experience managing design teams and a love of collaboration and mentorship. Strong strategic thinking and outstanding communication skills are a must for articulating vision and providing feedback.

You live and breathe design, typography, color theory, and composition. You will be responsible for creating stunning visuals and pixel-perfect comps for digital media and print. You will work closely with key stakeholders to translate marketing and brand strategies into comps that render beautifully in print and online. The ideal candidate is a true collaborator at heart and have a real love and appreciation for design and designed products that resonate with the customer.

This role reports directly to the Senior Director, Creative.

Responsibilities
    • Multidisciplinary Designer - take projects from conception to execution with masterful visual design skills
    • Expert in print. Able to attend press checks as needed
    • Direct Response Campaigns
    • Print and Packaging
    • Visual Merchandising graphics & displays
    • Facebook and Instagram ads (static and motion)
    • Affiliate and Display Advertising
    • Responsive Web design
    • Landing page and Email design
    • Collaborate with creative team and copywriters to concept and design promo campaigns, with assets that include: email, display and affiliate ads, landing pages and social assets
    • Infuse brand guidelines and maintain consistency across all marketing channels: includes look and feel for all consumer-facing creative implemented online, in print and across social media platforms
    • Maintain an organized set of files, utilizing our project management systems and file servers
    • Deliver high-quality creative products while insisting on high standards for self/others on the creative team
    • Creatively interpret strategic vision of Creative Director and work collaboratively on development of content strategy
    • Consistently ensure top artistic and creative quality, while holding high standards for a collaborative design culture and professional development


Qualifications
    • 12+ years' experience in a design role within a branding/advertising agency or in-house environment
    • Ability to collaborate with colleagues to understand business needs and design goals for all projects and take initiative to solve problems
    • A strong understanding and demonstrated aptitude of design principles and processes
    • Honed expertise at photo selection and editing
    • Great verbal and written communication skills and an ability to convey complex ideas effectively and efficiently. Ability to proofread
    • High attention to detail and no-compromise attitude towards quality
    • Effective time management and the flexibility to adjust to changing priorities
    • Mastery of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Knowledge of other Adobe Creative Suite programs a plus
    • Supervisory experience of contract designers and interns preferred
    • Photographic and video production skills are preferred but not required
    • Comfortable, working knowledge Microsoft Suite and G-Suite (Google)


No Compromise Beauty™

Biossance is a clean beauty brand that uses biotechnology to create skincare products that are effective, sustainable and safe. We formulate with a No Compromise™ approach-proudly blacklisting over 2,000 potentially harmful ingredients. Only the most trustworthy and powerful make our final cut.

Our Story

It all began inside our Berkeley labs in 2003, where through biology and modern technology a plant-derived cure for malaria was created. Since then, over 120 million royalty-free treatments have been given, saving lives and communities. Inspired to keep positively changing the world through biotech, we turned to the ingredients people use on their bodies every day. And we asked how we could do better. Drawing on our rich history of science and sustainability, we create skincare products that are incredibly effective and safe without harming the environment. Because our standards for clean beauty are high-and our standards for ourselves are even higher.

Biossance products are available at Biossance.com and Sephora<

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<br/><br/><b>Amyris, Inc.</b><br/><br/><b>Location: </b>Emeryville, CA<br/><b>Team: </b>Consumer - Biossance Creative<br/><b>Work Type: </b>Full-Time<br/><br/><br/>Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at www.amyris.com.<br><br/>As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.<br><br>For a full list of our current openings, please visit our website www.amyris.com.<br><br>The Design Director for Biossance, located in Emeryville California, plays a key role in overseeing visual communication for the brand at a global, regional and local market level. This role will lead a team of full-time and contract designers, managing all aspects of our visual communications across our channels, including product launch and seasonal campaign development. The Design Director will partner closely with the Senior Creative Director to elevate the brand vision and create best-in-class creative solutions while maintaining and evolving our design systems. The ideal candidate is an exceptionally talented visual designer who can think beautifully and execute strategically-with a background in both digital and print design, experience managing design teams and a love of collaboration and mentorship. Strong strategic thinking and outstanding communication skills are a must for articulating vision and providing feedback. <br><br>You live and breathe design, typography, color theory, and composition. You will be responsible for creating stunning visuals and pixel-perfect comps for digital media and print. You will work closely with key stakeholders to translate marketing and brand strategies into comps that render beautifully in print and online. The ideal candidate is a true collaborator at heart and have a real love and appreciation for design and designed products that resonate with the customer.<br><br>This role reports directly to the Senior Director, Creative.<br><br><b>Responsibilities</b><br><ul><ul><li>Multidisciplinary Designer - take projects from conception to execution with masterful visual design skills </li><li>Expert in print. Able to attend press checks as needed</li><li>Direct Response Campaigns</li><li>Print and Packaging</li><li>Visual Merchandising graphics & displays</li><li>Facebook and Instagram ads (static and motion)</li><li>Affiliate and Display Advertising</li><li>Responsive Web design</li><li>Landing page and Email design</li><li>Collaborate with creative team and copywriters to concept and design promo campaigns, with assets that include: email, display and affiliate ads, landing pages and social assets</li><li>Infuse brand guidelines and maintain consistency across all marketing channels: includes look and feel for all consumer-facing creative implemented online, in print and across social media platforms</li><li>Maintain an organized set of files, utilizing our project management systems and file servers</li><li>Deliver high-quality creative products while insisting on high standards for self/others on the creative team</li><li>Creatively interpret strategic vision of Creative Director and work collaboratively on development of content strategy</li><li>Consistently ensure top artistic and creative quality, while holding high standards for a collaborative design culture and professional development</li></ul></ul><br><br><b>Qualifications</b><br><ul><ul><li>12+ years' experience in a design role within a branding/advertising agency or in-house environment</li><li>Ability to collaborate with colleagues to understand business needs and design goals for all projects and take initiative to solve problems</li><li>A strong understanding and demonstrated aptitude of design principles and processes</li><li>Honed expertise at photo selection and editing</li><li>Great verbal and written communication skills and an ability to convey complex ideas effectively and efficiently. Ability to proofread</li><li>High attention to detail and no-compromise attitude towards quality</li><li>Effective time management and the flexibility to adjust to changing priorities</li><li>Mastery of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Knowledge of other Adobe Creative Suite programs a plus</li><li>Supervisory experience of contract designers and interns preferred</li><li>Photographic and video production skills are preferred but not required</li><li>Comfortable, working knowledge Microsoft Suite and G-Suite (Google)</li></ul></ul><br><br><b>No Compromise Beauty</b><br><br>Biossance is a clean beauty brand that uses biotechnology to create skincare products that are effective, sustainable and safe. We formulate with a No Compromise approach-proudly blacklisting over 2,000 potentially harmful ingredients. Only the most trustworthy and powerful make our final cut. <br><br><b>Our Story</b><br><br>It all began inside our Berkeley labs in 2003, where through biology and modern technology a plant-derived cure for malaria was created. Since then, over 120 million royalty-free treatments have been given, saving lives and communities. Inspired to keep positively changing the world through biotech, we turned to the ingredients people use on their bodies every day. And we asked how we could do better. Drawing on our rich history of science and sustainability, we create skincare products that are incredibly effective and safe without harming the environment. Because our standards for clean beauty are high-and our standards for ourselves are even higher.<br><br>Biossance products are available at <a href="https://biossance.com/" class="postings-link">Biossance.com</a> and <a href="https://www.sephora.com/biossance" class="postings-link">Sephora< <br><br>careers </a> > .<br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/aQm4QrFjjx5WC1Qph85ab"> <p>PI115027588</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-01 Expires: 2019-12-02

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