Junior Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: £23,000 to £25,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 06 April 2019
Twitter: @MousCase
Job Listing Added: 07 March 2019

About Us

Mous is an exciting, young and rapidly growing lifestyle accessory start-up with a passion for elegant and innovative product design. In 2016, we launched our blockbuster crowdfunding campaign which raised $2.4 million and subsequently broke the record for the most crowdfunded mobile accessory ever! Not content with resting on our laurels, we were named the best ‘UK Crowdfunded Business of the Year in 2017’ and placed 3rd in The Startups100’s in 2018!

We have won a legion of loyal fans with our innovative viral marketing and engaging social media campaigns. We are passionate about creating inspiring and unique content that disrupts the saturated phone case market. After going from strength to strength (we hit annual revenue of £8.5M last year!), we are now launching new product ranges and we’re rapidly expanding our Creative team. We are therefore looking for a Graphic Designer to come on board to support our Design Lead.

About the Role

As a Graphic Designer at Mous, you will support our Design Lead on an array of design focused tasks across multiple platforms. We are looking for someone who is eager to gain a broad understanding business and brand; taking ownership over key projects and driving brand strategy. You’ll be confident working within specific design guidelines, buying into our brand and working hard to take it to the next level! Your work will reach our global customer base and will ultimately represent the Mous brand, giving you exposure across digital, packaging and print design. Your key responsibilities will include:

Creating digital assets for new products and digital adverts including: social media images, GIFS, homepage banners, brand presentations and more.
Developing the visual and interactive elements of the Mous website experience, refining the site towards a coherent and innovative design, considering typography, iconography, layout and brand identity.
Working across departments, particularly Marketing and Retail, to support on design and to provide guidance on brand awareness and use of content.
Generating innovative ideas for content across multiple platforms.
Creating visual content for social media in order to support this area of the business.
Involvement in ad-hoc projects such as new packaging design, retail POS/FSDU designs and more!
Using animation and motion graphics to further enhance our digital presence.
Ad-hoc copy creation for the website, social media and PR.

About You

You’ll have graduated with a 2:1 degree in a Design-focused discipline; ideally Graphic Design
You’ll have at least 1 years’ experience in Graphic Design – either in-house or within an agency environment
Highly proficient in Adobe Suite. After Effects and Cinema 4D would be a plus!
You’ll be keen to take ownership of tasks and projects from the start and the prospect of juggling several things at once in an agile environment excites you.
Detail oriented and highly organised
Natural self-starter with a real willingness to learn
Solid knowledge of digital formats across various screen sizes and devices as well as knowledge of setting up files for print and web use
Creative thinker with a story telling ability to produce authentic and narratives
Appreciation of brand and its importance within design.

What We Offer

Based at our East London offices at a WeWork, you’ll be working in modern open plan offices surrounded by young creatives and innovative businesses. With our own beer taps, happy hour Thursdays and regular team events, you’ll have the opportunity to play hard as well as work hard.

A competitive starting salary of between £22,000 - £25,000 DOE
Charlie HR perks package including discounts on hundreds of high street brands and services
Employee Pension Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Great social environment with regular team outings
Discounts for F&F on Mous products
Opportunities are ridiculous – we are a high growth start-up and you’ll be joining at an early stage. Dream big, work hard and make things happen.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and portfolio to [email protected]