News5 months ago

Hiring: Brand Designers.

We’re looking to expand our Sydney team — if you’re an up-and-coming or mid-weight brand designer, looking for your next opportunity to further carve your path in branding and all it entails, read on…

 

Why work with us? Well…

» SomeOne has just won a couple of major projects you WILL want to work on
» We’re working globally from studios in London, Sydney, New York & Hong Kong
» The practice was founded by designers who are all still actively working at the front line of commercial creativity
» You’ll join a progressive, award-winning team who push boundaries
» SomeOne has even been rated at the Best studio in the world (we couldn’t believe it either)

So clearly, we’re excellent at bragging. But SomeOne is more than a collection of gongs & accolades — it’s a team of highly-skilled, highly motivated creative minds who want to debunk the sector, bring refreshing ideas to thirsty clients and deliver on our promises.

For 15 years we’ve been building a practice that tackles projects that are too big, too complex and too important to be delivered by one person. We deliver creative thinking to briefs that are at scale, in detail, of significance.

 

How? 

We’re not a family that puts up with annoying cousins — we’re a sports team that consists of the best players in the premiership. Everyone contributes, everyone has purpose, everyone is in it for the win.

And we actually like each other. 

We design, we create businesses, run ad campaigns, and develop platforms like no other.

SomeOne is looking for 2 brand designers to join our team at our Sydney HQ, in our brand new offices in Surry Hills.

This is one of the most exciting ‘ hands-on’ creative roles at SomeOne.

Your primary job is to create branding for projects of all sizes—often more than one at the same time— and generally ones that are big, complex & important.
And as of January 2022 that means jumping into some big ones from day one — with a couple of great wins to kick-start the year.

What the role will look like

  • You’ll be responsible for design not just graphics, and you should be brilliant at inspiring and organising your work
  • You’ll be a dedicated designer who wants to grow as a team member and design professional
  • Your design work will set a high bar and be an example of world-class thinking and creativity
  • You’ll need to see the bigger strategic picture, understand clients’ worlds, and be persuasive!
  • You’ll be expected to make creative calls on projects — so your judgment and decision-making skills should be excellent
  • You will contribute to large-scale pitches — this is often fast, but great fun. So speed, as ever, is an advantage
  • With the wider team of Designers & Directors, you will fuel the creative voice of SomeOne.

What your background might look like

  • You can come from any design background, but you will excel if you are a strategic thinker — your core disciplines of graphic design and all that it covers are central to success, but so is a pro-active approach and inquisitive mind
  • 3+ years commercial experience creating, recreating and managing visual, verbal and strategic branding projects
  • You’re a brand designer through and through, but motion design experience will see you excel

What you’ll be like to work with

  • You’re thoughtful and have a clear point of view
  • You’re committed and pretty confident (but never cocky)
  • You have high expectations of yourself and others
  • You’re mature and perceptive — able to ‘read’ a room and evaluate complex situations
  • You’re cross-disciplinary by nature — you have a diverse background, but also believe the strongest work benefits from new and different perspectives
  • You’re a great problem solver, with the judgment, experience and decisiveness to make things happen
  • You’re generous and able to share ownership
  • You’re open-minded, flexible, and not precious or protective about the work
  • You’re relentlessly energetic and positive, up for any challenge

Your experience and knowledge

A brilliant creative and strategic thinker who can see how creativity can solve business problems.

  • A designer interested in not just making beautiful visual work, but work that shapes products and experiences for people
  • A forward-thinker that pushes the status quo
  • A great planner who constantly thinks ahead about the needs of the team, the project, and the client — able to prioritise and understand resourcing needs
  • An agile player who is resourceful and can keep up with dynamic and fast-moving engagements
  • A strong designer and thinker who can provide insight, encouragement, and constructive input to teams

A glimpse of SomeOne

  • Brand new office in the heart of Surry Hills, 5min walk from Central Station 
  • Flexible work arrangements from home and office
  • Annual training & development budget allocation
  • Supporting, caring and respectful environment 
  • Extra days of paid leave over Dec/Jan holiday break
  • Friday arvo early finish and end of week team wrap up
  • Regular team outings to discover the latest exhibitions, galleries, films etc

The tools you’ll use

You should be highly proficient in:

  • Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Figma (not day-to-day, but some proficiency is preferred)
  • Motion & 3D is an advantage (but not a must!): After Effects, Cinema 4D, Premiere Pro, Final Cut
  • Any knowledge of this lot is great (but no biggie if not):
    • Front end development: CSS, HTML, Javascript
    • User experience: process flow, wire-framing

Salary expectations

Negotiable. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

 

To apply

If this sounds like an exciting challenge and opportunity, or for a confidential discussion, please introduce yourself via email to hello@someoneinsydney.com, attaching your CV and portfolio / relevant work.