Graphic Designer – Mid-weight

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Job Function:

Creative, Media, Journalism

Industry:

Design

Type:

Full Time

Employer Type:

Direct Hire

Location:

Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 

Salary:

350000 approx

Salary Type:

per month

Visa Sponsorship Available:

Yes

Restricted to Domestic Applicants?:

Overseas applicants allowed

English Language Requirement:

Conversational Level

Japanese Language Requirement:

Conversational Level

Posted:

Jan 22, 2019
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Job Description:

As a result of our continuous growth and success, Paradigm are now looking for a Graphic Designer – Mid-weight to join our talented and diverse team in Tokyo. Find out more – www.paradigm.co.jp 
 
The ideal candidate must have a high level of design sophistication, a keen eye for good photography & illustration, strong typography — especially Japanese — and layout skills and a good sense for colour, all while delivering original creative work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment. You possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.
 
Key responsibilities
 
Editorial design and layout of Japan’s leading English-language business magazine, Eurobiz Japan
Editorial design and layout of PINK magazine, quarterly bilingual breast cancer awareness magazine
Commission and art direct photography and illustration as necessary
Consistently deliver exceptional design – in print and on screen
Requirements
 
Mandatory: 
+5 years professional experience in graphic design
Good understanding of Japanese
At least conversational English
Highly proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. 
A deep understanding of typography, especially Japanese typography, design elements and principles, and best practices across print and digital
A portfolio that shows an eye for detail, good editorial layout ability
 
Nice to have:
An understanding of web design and user experience
Working knowledge of Sketch/Figma as well as emerging interactive design trends.
 
About you
Detail-orientated and pro-active, with the ability to work quickly under pressure.
Can successfully manage time, process, and workflow
Understand the critical importance of deadlines.
Are fascinated by the possibilities of good design and a have a constantly curious mind.
You take your work — but not yourself too — seriously.
 
Next steps
If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply with a cover letter, CV and portfolio (or link) to show your work.

  • Company Info


    Paradigm
    6F West Park Osaki, 3-6-28 Osaki,
    Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Phone: 0357194660
    Web Site: http://paradigm.co.jp

    Graphic Designer – Mid-weight

    col-narrow   

    Job Function:

    Creative, Media, Journalism

    Industry:

    Design

    Type:

    Full Time

    Employer Type:

    Direct Hire

    Location:

    Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 

    Salary:

    350000 approx

    Salary Type:

    per month

    Visa Sponsorship Available:

    Yes

    Restricted to Domestic Applicants?:

    Overseas applicants allowed

    English Language Requirement:

    Conversational Level

    Japanese Language Requirement:

    Conversational Level

    Posted:

    Jan 22, 2019
    col-wide   

    Job Description:

    As a result of our continuous growth and success, Paradigm are now looking for a Graphic Designer – Mid-weight to join our talented and diverse team in Tokyo. Find out more – www.paradigm.co.jp 
     
    The ideal candidate must have a high level of design sophistication, a keen eye for good photography & illustration, strong typography — especially Japanese — and layout skills and a good sense for colour, all while delivering original creative work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment. You possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.
     
    Key responsibilities
     
    Editorial design and layout of Japan’s leading English-language business magazine, Eurobiz Japan
    Editorial design and layout of PINK magazine, quarterly bilingual breast cancer awareness magazine
    Commission and art direct photography and illustration as necessary
    Consistently deliver exceptional design – in print and on screen
    Requirements
     
    Mandatory: 
    +5 years professional experience in graphic design
    Good understanding of Japanese
    At least conversational English
    Highly proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. 
    A deep understanding of typography, especially Japanese typography, design elements and principles, and best practices across print and digital
    A portfolio that shows an eye for detail, good editorial layout ability
     
    Nice to have:
    An understanding of web design and user experience
    Working knowledge of Sketch/Figma as well as emerging interactive design trends.
     
    About you
    Detail-orientated and pro-active, with the ability to work quickly under pressure.
    Can successfully manage time, process, and workflow
    Understand the critical importance of deadlines.
    Are fascinated by the possibilities of good design and a have a constantly curious mind.
    You take your work — but not yourself too — seriously.
     
    Next steps
    If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply with a cover letter, CV and portfolio (or link) to show your work.