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Art Director

Hypebeast, New York

Driving Culture Forward

Duration: Full-Time


Hypebeast Ltd. started from a sneaker website founded by Kevin Ma in 2005 to a publicly listed media company in 2016. With a total reach of over 44.6M users across all platforms, The media group boasts a global readership across Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and more, with the flagship platform available in five languages. The group has expanded its publishing brands to a wider scope in recent years, encompassing Hypebeast and its multiple content distribution platforms, HBX, our e-commerce and retail platform, and Hypemaker, our global agency.

Hypebeast Ltd. has been featured in Forbes’ “Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion” in 2020.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Creative Director on all HYPEBEAST brand-related projects
  • Lead team of designers across multiple long and short term projects simultaneously
  • Manage visual design process from concepts to completion
  • Establish and manage the execution of brand assets, typography, logos, icons and interfaces for multiple platforms
  • Understand the design challenges of individual projects and be able to provide creative solutions
  • Collaborate openly with various disciplines and teams to produce high standards of finished work in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Able to solve problems with innovative solutions for websites, apps, digital activations, and other digital mediums
  • Create and produce interactive design solutions for a variety of HYPEBEAST entities
  • Be self-motivated and hardworking, able to work independently both effectively and efficiently
  • Maintain a superior knowledge of the latest technology

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in creative agencies with digital experience; experience in web, social and emerging
  • Exceptional portfolio of digital designs; work experience from fashion industry is a plus
  • Know how to develop visual direction and concept for brands/product, digital/physical campaigns and events
  • Understanding of lifestyle/street culture and current creative/visual trends in a range of industries
  • Knowledge with motion graphic/3D design application e.g. Adobe After Effect, Cinema4D
  • Firm understanding of HYPEBEAST aesthetics/brand and past/current content

About Hypebeast

About With a dedicated team focused on the progression of fashion through visual inspirations and the provision of knowledge, HYPEBEAST's devotion and commitment has made it one of the premiere online destinations for editorially driven commerce and news. Spanning a comprehensive range of both styles and brands, from streetwear to high-end and from established to well-known, the HYPEBEAST editorial team has sought to make a positive contribution to one of culture's most important creative mediums. HYPEBEAST's daily news section has become an important destination for those interested in the latest developments within the fashion community as well as other aspects of culturally-relevant content such as art, music, design and lifestyle. Several consistent marquee features have provided HYPEBEAST readers with a unique vantage point into the industry. Among the most prominent ongoing features include ESSENTIALS (a look into the daily essentials of several important creatives within the industry), PROCESS (an account from start to finish of how products are created) and PEN & PAPER (an intimate look into the sketchbook of an artist). HYPEBEAST's editorial is further enhanced through its online video presence dedicated to creating impactful stories through HYPEBEAST's own stylized vision, the video platform will provide a further dimension to some of the most interesting and compelling stories within fashion and culture. To tie the various facets of HYPEBEAST together is our online store. Since HYPEBEAST's inception, an appreciation for fashion and product has been fundamental to our vision. An online store has given visitors the opportunity to conveniently shop and purchase some of our favourite brands spanning streetwear to contemporary and high fashion. A truly eclectic mix of numerous styles, our online store offers a one-stop destination for numerous innovative and highly sought-after brands.

Want to learn more about Hypebeast? Visit Hypebeast's website.