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Senior Graphic Designer (Flamingo)



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

About Harry’s

Harry’s Inc. started in 2013 with a specific goal: disrupt the shaving industry by creating an innovative, everyday product at a fair price. Since then, Harry’s has expanded to Canada and Europe, developed relationships with retailers such as Target and Walmart, expanded our grooming brand into a personal care powerhouse, launched two new brands including Flamingo and Cat Person, and made our first brand acquisition with Lumē.

The key to our success? Our amazing people. From chemists, mechanical engineers, CX associates, to creative directors, sourcing managers, and logistics specialists, the Harry’s team is composed of some of the most brilliant, diverse, and humble people you’ll ever meet.

Our brands answer unmet consumer needs, but our company is a place of inclusion and innovation that attracts some of the brightest minds across industries, geographies, and backgrounds. Whether we have a team of 5 or 500, our core values and our startup mentality remain; we value continuous improvement and learning, teamwork and collaboration, creative problem solving, and open and direct dialogue and feedback.

Harry’s is operating as a hybrid-first environment - for us, that means that we ask folks to come into our beautiful, 88,000 square foot SoHo office a minimum of 2 days per week, with flexibility to choose exactly which days work best for you. What will you get out of that? Bagels on Wednesdays and lunch on Thursdays, and fully stocked kitchens with snacks, coffee, and drinks everyday. Can’t forget the free products and the opportunity to have some meetings without Zoom (remember what 2019 was like?)

Hi, we’re Flamingo. We’re best known for our award-winning razor and now we’re reimagining body hair and care tools to put women in control of how they take care of their bodies. Think: high performance and innovative design for every routine, all at a nice price. Our products are sold at retailers nationwide, like Target and Walmart, and on our website.

Since launching in 2018, Flamingo has set aside 1% of sales for our social mission, including support for nonprofit organizations. Through a commitment to action, education, and healing, we hold our brand promise to champion women, their bodies, and their choices at the center of everything we do.

About the Role:

Flamingo is seeking a talented and motivated Senior Graphic Designer to join our internal Brand Creative and Comms team, reporting into the Head of Design & Art Direction. This role will join a multidisciplinary team of graphic designers, art directors, copy writers, creative strategists, and marketing and social media managers. With a focus on packaging and in-store retail displays, this role will own how the Flamingo brand shows up physically in the world—if you can touch it, you’ll have designed it. This role is highly collaborative, frequently working across many cross-functional teams (e.g. print production, industrial design, R&D, innovation), to flawlessly execute on design-driven initiatives that stem from a clear understanding of our user's needs and business goals.

A deep proficiency for design, its systems and standards, typography, color, packaging, and photography is crucial for success in this role. Additionally, a good understanding of the print production process and how to leverage it to create engaging and industry-leading physical products is beneficial. As needed, this role will have the opportunity to flex outside this scope by assisting team members in a variety of projects including: brand campaigns, art direction for still life and in-use photoshoots, brand collateral, and design of various digital assets.

This should describe you:

  • Exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative design solutions across a multiple disciplines
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design
  • 5-7 years experience in design, spanning multiple industries and project types, with a focus on print design
  • Highly skilled with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Knowledge of the print process and production is a plus
  • Super passionate about design, process, and industry practices
  • Exceptional communication skills, always sharing the why and how behind your work, and not afraid to ask questions to seek clarity
  • Proven track record collaborating cross-functionally on projects
  • Open-minded, enjoys both working independently and in an energetic and collaborative environment
  • Strong ability to work under pressure, organize yourself, and prioritize work to meet multiple competing deadlines
  • Thrive on direct, honest, and supportive communication while being able to pivot quickly based on feedback
  • Inquisitive, looking to understand outside your role, an eager problem solver, and highly motivated to produce best-in-class work
  • Always thinking about how to help the teammates around you excel
  • There’s nothing more exciting than a new challenge
  • Sense of humor—we take our work seriously and ourselves un-seriously
  • Ability to live by Harry’s values

Who you will work with:

  • Reporting to the Head of Design/Art Direction
  • Working with Flamingo Creative and Comms Team
  • Collaboration with Harry’s Design and Creative/Comms Teams
  • Collaborate with Harry’s Inc. level DTC, Retail, Growth/DR Teams
  • Collaborate, commission, and partner with external vendors (when applicable)

What you will accomplish:

  • Work within the Flamingo Creative/Comms Team and partner cross-functionally on projects big and small, establishing relationships and trust along the way.
  • Design and develop physical design assets, including:
    • Packaging
    • In-store retail displays
    • Collateral
  • Concept and art direct still life and in-use photography for packaging/retail displays/collateral
  • Collaborate with the wider Creative/Comms team in concepting and designing digital and print assets for larger brand activations
  • Assist in the design of brand digital assets as needed
  • Collaborate with Copywriter in developing coherent messaging across the brand
  • Build prototypes and create dynamic presentations to best tell your story to project stakeholders
  • Design and strategize how the brand shows up in retail by creating engaging artwork
  • Manage your design from an end-to-end process: conception through production
  • Maintain visual identity systems across retailers and understand when to push our brand guidelines
  • Evolve design to iterate and develop new approaches for how our brand identity comes to life around the world
  • Work closely and collaboratively throughout the design process to ensure work maintains quality, deadlines, and budget
  • Strategically develop processes that allow you to consistently meet deadlines and exceed expectations
  • Ensure all creative efforts accurately represent project goals, user insights, and maintain brand values
  • See the business and collaborative process from a 360 view, humbly get other's perspectives or input, and apply them tactfully into your work
  • Continually explore opportunities to enhance, improve, and expand Flamingo’s brand value
  • Mentor younger designers and help develop their work and career
  • Stay inspired and connected to the industry and design trends

Benefits and perks

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401k match
  • Equity in Harry’s
  • Unlimited PTO and flexible working hours
  • Wellness and L&D stipends
  • One month sabbatical after 5 years
  • 16 weeks parental leave
  • Fun IRL and virtual events including happy hours, team building events, and parties on our rooftop
  • Free products from all of our brands

Harry’s is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do great work together.

Harry’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. We recruit, hire and promote into all job levels the most qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), parental status, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital, family or partnership status, political affiliation or activities, military service, domestic violence victim status, arrest/conviction record, sexual or reproductive health decisions, caregiver status, credit history immigration status, unemployment status, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles or any other status protected under applicable federal, state and local laws. Harry’s commitment to providing equal employment opportunities extends to all aspects of employment, including job assignment, compensation, discipline and access to benefits and training.

We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our company.

We can’t quantify all of the intangible things we think you’ll love about working at Harry’s, like the exciting challenges we tackle, the smart and humble team you’ll get to work with, and our supportive and inclusive culture. That said, our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry, and are one part of our total rewards package, which also includes a comprehensive set of benefits and our equity program. The base salary hiring range for this position is $91,600-$125,950, but the final compensation offer will ultimately be based on the candidate’s location, skill level and experience.

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