Comfort Works
Country : Malaysia
  • Full-time
  • Contract

Senior Digital Designer 【Expats Welcome]

Comfort Works aims to breathe new life into living rooms across the globe, and we do this by creating beautiful handmade slipcovers for your old, tired sofas. Every aspect of our operations is done in-house, from web development to online marketing and content creation to product design and product manufacturing. Nothing is outsourced. We design with the belief that we can live simple and beautiful by trying to revive the hidden potential of our old furniture and doing our part for the planet. Before we knew it, Comfort Works expanded into a huge range of products specializing in IKEA sofa covers, custom furniture slipcovers and other complementary accessories.

 

Why Join Us?

Comfort Works’ team members make an impact from day one. They have an opportunity to enjoy early responsibilities and be involved in making impactful decisions. Our team is encouraged to use their initiative to shape their roles and keep themselves on track to develop individual expertise. We love DIY Projects, hacking, shopping, discussing great design, collecting quirky items, up-cycling, decorating and re-decorating. Upon being on board you will enjoy an autonomous workflow, development opportunities, training, travel and an environment of like-minded people who don’t settle for anything less than doing what they love!

Pursuing growth and learning is one of our core values so expect to brainstorm cutting-edge solutions for everyday problems on a daily basis. Imagine having the freedom to propose and execute even your most out-of-the-box ideas.

At Comfort Works, we foster a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, humble confidence, and infusing hard work and fun. You’ll get hands-on experience and support in a team-oriented environment and have some fun along the way. If you are tired of boring work environments, singular task jobs, and typical "office rules", screw that and join a collaborative environment that's all about innovation.

 

Cliff Notes

  • A work hard play hard group with solid management and resources.
  • Opportunity to learn about e-commerce, online marketing, reputation management, international online customer service, product design and web development.
  • Great international workmates from Australia, Poland, China, Indonesia, Singapore, German.
  • Cool office space with a fully stocked fridge.
  • We make pretty things comfort-works.com

Responsibilities

Our Mission

Comfort Works is essentially a perfect marriage of Design and Technology.

Our mission is to rejuvenate the world's tired homes. Through our platform, we give homeowners the ability to transform and customize their living space, all with a click of a button. Our application of 3D design, content delivery network and web engineering allows us to establish ourselves as the industry leader in the niche of living room fashion and soft-furnishing.

In CW, we design, create, source, prototype, market, package and fulfil everything in-house. We've rejuvenated more than 50,000 living rooms to date, and we have begun investing in machine learning commerce and mobile application as part of our future expansion and product architectures.

Our customer base and product runway are growing rapidly and we need new technologies and new visuals to help propel us to the next thing in the e-commerce ecosystem. We need great, like-minded people to help us further our mission and to join our team of talented folks, who are ambitiously and ridiculously determined to save people from ugly living spaces.

About this role

We looking to hire a Senior Graphic Designer to join our talented and growing creative team. To be accurate, we are looking for a mature [read: seasoned, no hand holding], creative [out-of-the-box] thinker; nay Artist who excels in all things design [photography, product design, videography, packaging, editorial content, and dare I add… web design]. The ideal candidate has a strong appreciation for interior design and beautiful homewares. You understand that things aren’t always #000 and #FFF and that your campaigns are based on ROI and success metrics. You personally believe in the saying, “Real artist ship”.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a work-hard-play-hard group with solid management and resources. Here, you won’t be asked to design logos, banners, flyers, or wireframe mockups daily. There will be no external client asking for spec work. If you love Comic Sans and Papyrus, we will NOT get along.

We are the close-knit team from all across the world, and we pride ourselves on our design philosophy and work culture. We have an excellent staff retention rate and promote a healthy work/life balance. We generally favor the can-do attitude over hardcore technical skills. We offer flexible working hours, ongoing professional development, and collaborative casual home styled office. This position required you to be working in our kickass Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia office. This is not a remote position.

Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Chief of Design, you will collaborate with the Product Design & Marketing Team to produce innovative and creative solutions for graphic, digital, motion, and print works for social assets, infographics, email marketing campaigns, website assets, and even create products and packaging across our soft furnishing business.
  • As part of a growing start-up, you will be spearheading multiple creative projects and will be expected to explore your ideas and creations at a fast pace, carry out customer research and project testing sessions to test your prototypes, and iterate until the product is ready to be shipped to our global customer base, AND ensure a compelling product experience both online and offline, with inspirational merchandise presentation and assortment.
  • Optimise workflow by creating reusable landing pages, components and templates with the global marketing/design team.
  • Organise and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment while consistently delivering high-quality work
  • Collaborate closely with the Growth Team to elevate our digital, web and print designs, with a goal to drive demand generation efforts
  • Mentor junior designers, Live and breathe the Chief Designers team principles

Requirements

  • BFA/BS/BA Graphic Design, Art, Architecture or closely related field;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a design strategy role with a robust creative background at a digital agency.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant industry tools including but not limited to Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign.
  • Required skills include strong visual design skills, interaction design, typographical skills, exceptional aesthetic with a strong sense of branding.
  • A sound understanding of technology and user experience integration and functionality, an in-depth understanding of cross-platform functionality.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills are a must, along with an enthusiasm to be ahead of the ever-evolving digital design arena in order to achieve creative excellence.
  • Remains current on creative trends as well as the latest techniques/technologies that help to drive cutting-edge creative;
  • Strong leadership capabilities with the ability to manage/lead junior designers;

Nice to have

  • Experience working in the e-commerce, Product Design or Packaging design arenas would be given a priority
  • Understand SEO principles and best practices to produce landing pages which increase web traffic and leads
  • Worked with various data streams such as heat-mapping and A/B testing to produce effective web designs
  • Have an intricate understanding of the user journey, with the ability to articulate this through effective storytelling, wireframes and prototypes which solve user roadblocks

Benefits, Work Culture & Compensation

  • Competitive salary package, medical insurance, and 2 company trips yearly (We've done white water rafting, jungle paintball, escape rooms, flying fox, ATVs)
  • Work within a multinational team, from countries like Australia, Poland, Tunisia, Italy, Japan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore & China.
  • Working Visa, Accommodation and Annual Return Flight provided for Expats.
  • You'll also get whatever hardware and software you need to ensure that you can play, create, learn, and grow more every day
  • The office is within walking distance from MRT station.
  • A casual working environment with a fully stocked fridge.
  • Team lunches and social events such as board games nights, bowling, futsal, online gaming, BBQs by the pool.

Note: For all applicants, please include a link to your portfolio.

Salary

4000 - 7000 MYR

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