Graphic Designer

  • Auckland Central - AUCKLAND

Icebreaker is one of the most innovative and dynamic names in the apparel industry. We’re a world leader in merino clothing and supply our outdoor, performance sport and active lifestyle ranges to more than 4500 stores across 44 countries. We are not a big corporate. We care about our relationships with nature and our relationships with each other.

We’re looking for a Graphic Designer to join our NZAU Regional Marketing team reporting to the Regional Marketing Manager based at our Ponsonby location in Auckland, New Zealand. This is a hands-on role that demands a lot more that the standard graphic design role.

You will responsible for localising globally created assets and creating local assets specific to this region. You will create great consumer experiences across multiple channels (Wholesale, Retail and eCom), by designing and producing impactful marketing and product collateral that is on-brand, and gets customers to purchase Icebreaker. A high degree of creative flair is a must for this role. A passion for customers who and what they do is a must. We have a great coffee machine that you may need to get the creative juices flowing. This role is four days a week, ideally Monday - Thursday.

Who you are:
• Relevant tertiary qualification with 3-4 years’ experience and a successful track record as a Graphic Designer or Digital Artworker in a design agency, retail company or advertising studio
• Strong print production knowledge
• Expert in the latest Adobe CS and any related software
• Expert file preparation skills
• Strong copy writing skills
• Excellent proofing skills, strong attention to detail and proven self-checking processes
• Great time management and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines and incorporate accuracy into process at all times
• Excellent communication and record-keeping skills
• Good understanding of the briefing, creative design and print production process
• Knows how to create and maintain strong branding and consistency in a complex market

What makes you smile every day:
• Watching sales happen due to your outrageously good creative design skills
• Beautiful, elegant, appealing creations
• Projects of all shapes and sizes
• Being up with the play on the latest and greatest digital trends
• Working hard and playing hard

Random events you can handle:
• Ambiguity
• Multiple demands with quick turnarounds
• Prioritising demands based on ROI
• Collaborating with teams

If this opportunity feels like the type of job you’re passionate about, and it fits with your skills and experience, please click apply below to send us your CV with a covering letter explaining why you'd be right for Icebreaker.

The recruitment of this position is being managed by Philippa Irvine, Talent Scout. For any queries, contact Philly directly on +64 21 564 691 or email

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