Graphic Designer

Swandoo GmbH

Swandoo is a young and rising start-up in the child safety industry. Our first product, Albert, has become an icon winning 2 major design awards and coming up as a test winner, best of the year and overall 3rd best in history, in consumer tests. Our second product, Marie, is also an iF Product Design award winner, and best in class in the consumer tests. And we go for more!

Who are the people behind Swandoo? We are a small international team of people dedicated to safety, innovation, and excited about growing the company into an industry leader.

 

Our mission is to be a supportive companion on the path to a more balanced and joyful family lifestyle.

Our design team plays a crucial role in our mission in two main ways by:

  • Supporting our Marketing, Branding and Social Media efforts, and
  • Providing support to our product development team

To continue meeting the challenges of growth and take Swandoo to new levels, we are looking to further grow our team with an enthusiastic and ambitious Graphic Designer.


How will you make a difference?

  • You will work in a casual start-up environment on a wide scope of tasks ranging from corporate identity, product graphics, website, print material, exhibition design, packaging and POS.
  • You will have the chance to contribute to innovative projects and are expected to participate in proposing ideas, their discussion and further development.
  • You will continue to expand on our corporate identity, print products, packaging and digital design projects from ideation to implementation.
  • You will contribute to the improvement of our workflow, and use your initiative to drive innovation in all areas together.


Key Requirements

  • A strong portfolio clearly demonstrating your skills as a Graphic Designer.
  • At least 2 years professional experience (ideally advertising agencies) with a proven track record in developing ideas from concept to implementation.
  • Bachelor, Diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • A strongly developed understanding of Design Principles.
  • Genuine passion for design, innovation and for bringing ideas to life.
  • Good sense of humor and ability to keep your cool under pressure.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills, including English proficiency.
  • Critical and analytical thinking and courage to express yourself, to connect the dots, and have the guts to propose new ideas.
  • Collaborative, flexible, self-motivated, highly organized and detailed mindset.
  • Good sketching skills to discuss concepts with the team.
  • Excellent in Adobe CS tools especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, and specifically Excel.


Bonus Skills

  • Digital Marketing know-how.
  • Any additional expertise in fields such as Animation, Motion Picture Production or Front/Back end Development.
  • Having read “Design is a Job” by Mike Monteiro is a big plus.
  • Fluency in German, or Chinese Mandarin, would be a super bonus!


Rewards

As a member of our team, you will have the possibility to innovate, learn and grow within an international organisation through an exciting phase of development.

  • We offer a salary of EUR € 2.000 gross/month.
  • 25 days of annual leave.
  • Modern, open office space with a multicultural environment and fun, interesting colleagues!

The position is full time (40 hrs/week), based in Vienna, and begins immediately.
You will report to our Chief Designer and Brand Manager.


How to apply?

Please send to: careers@swandoo.eu your application in ENGLISH that must include:
1. Cover letter introducing yourself and your motivation to join our team and mission.
2. CV in pdf format.
3. Portfolio (pdf or website link).
PLEASE NOTE: Other formats, or incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.
Candidates must be EU nationals, permanent residents, or have a valid working permit for Austria.

 

Find more about us at swandoo.com.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Um sich für diesen Job zu bewerben, senden Sie Ihre Unterlagen per E-Mail an careers@swandoo.eu