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Mid/Snr Digital Designer (Acquisition) at KatKin

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  • London
  • fulltime
  • -
  • KatKin’s Opportunity 

    Cats are undeniably champions of the Internet. They're cute, hilarious, and can be jerks, so honestly what's not to love? But, while they've been getting the recognition they deserve online, they've been left by the wayside in the pet food industry, with legacy FMCG companies opting to offer variations of dog food for them rather than providing food formulated for their dietary needs – did you know they're obligate carnivores, so a high meat diet is a biological necessity? 

    Enter KatKin.

     

    Why you’ll love working with us

    Simply put, we're putting cats and their people first.

    Giving cats the best possible Fresh cat food, as well as world-first personalised health and wellness initiatives, we're dedicated to helping all cats live their best nine lives. 

    We aim to give cat people a seamless and engaging online experience, balancing Fresh branded content and functional messaging, backed by science. We take world-class scientific knowledge from our board certified vet nutritionist, a nutrition scientist, a couple of in-house vets, and turn it all into bite-sized and delightful content that people can’t get enough of … a bit like our meals for cats. We’re a small team of cat enthusiasts that celebrates both wins and losses equally (we’re only human), our open office allows for ease of communication and collaboration, our popcorn machine is our current hot topic of discussion, we can guarantee there will be a cat on your desk at some point, and we all genuinely love what we do.

     

    Where you fits, you sits

    Have you ever thought to yourself, “I would love to work for a brand that celebrates my ideas, a place where I have a voice and creative control, a place where I can push my creative limits and see my work go live again and again with pride?”

    If that very specific dialogue has ever crossed your mind, then you’re in luck young designer!

    Possibly the most exciting time to be joining our Club – with our recent rebrand underway, we are eager to grow our creative department … starting with you!

    Reporting to KatKin’s Creative Lead, you’ll produce engaging, uplifting and creative design work for all our acquisition channels. You’ll have a keen eye for good design systems, practice best-of-class UI design and not let a detail go unnoticed. This role is weighted towards paid social and landing page design, therefore would suit someone with knowledge and experience within landing page design, and a solid understanding of UX/UI principles. 

     

    This is a hands-on role and your ownership includes:

    1. Working closely with our Growth & Acquisition team to create best-in-class brand ads driving traffic to our website & landing pages (... and beyond)
    2. Design Fresh & engaging landing pages on a weekly basis
    3. Working with our Creative Lead to conceptualise said creative work
    4. Constantly bringing Fresh ideas, approaches, design practises forward for exploration
    5. Proactively keeping up to date with design and acquisition-design trends
    6. Organising and managing your own time & meeting deadlines weekly
    7. Working with our small team of incredible minds to bring our brand to life
    8. Bringing a great attitude to work every single day

     

    Who you are: 

    • A designer with a portfolio that shows diversity and is strong in branding and web design projects
    • Well versed with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, XD/Unbounce
    • An ideas person! Clever, commercial, unique, clean, modern, great ideas!
    • You have passion for design. This is not a role for someone that sees design as just a day job, you need to ooze creativity, constantly be striving to learn and still take inspiration from both old and new design styles
    • You can work at pace and thrive under tight deadlines
    • You're a cat person and your cat is one of the family 
    • You've got hustle, get your hands dirty and you're not afraid to try new things 
    • You’re well-organised
    • You’re passionate about beautiful, thoughtful and engaging creative  
    • You can work independently and also collaborate well in a team
    • Integrity, transparency and directness are non-negotiable values to you

     

    Nice to haves: 

    • You've previously worked in a D2C startup or have experience on B2C brands
    • You have skills in video editing
    • Experience working in programmes like Figma & Sketch 
    • Cats!

     

    What we offer:

    • Competitive salary and a new MacBook
    • Career defining opportunity in being instrumental to scaling our brand, fast
    • Opportunity to build your experience across a range brand touchpoints
    • Real ownership and the freedom to try out new, sometimes crazy ideas 
    • No egos and a small close-knit team
    • 25 days holiday every year
    • 4 week WFA (work from anywhere) policy
    • Discount for Fresh, KatKin meals
    • Free popcorn, all the tea and coffee you can drink, fresh fruit, great banter and a cat (and dog) friendly office

     

    To apply:

    Send your CV and very brief sentences on the below questions to email provided.

    Please include a link to your creative portfolio.

     

    1. Tell us about a time you hustled in order to get something done
    2. What are your blind spots as told by the person who knows you best
    3. Tell us anything about the pet food space you find interesting
    4. Which DTC brand has delighted you the most and what did they do
    5. Which piece of work are you most proud of and why?
    6. Tell us your favourite thing about your cat(s)? (Bonus if plural!)
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