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Senior Designer (part-time for a 6-month fixed term contract)

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Girard-Perregaux

Marketing / PR
La Chaux-de-Fonds

Our story begins over 230 years ago, and in the centuries that have since elapsed, our journey shines up the pathway of high watchmaking with beacons of innovation.
Girard-Perregaux has contributed to some of the most distinctive landmarks in horology, always innovating from our hometown in La Chaux-de-Fonds.Whilst our horological heritage is esteemed, we are always looking to the future. Innovation is the key to our raison d'être – we bring passion to precision, art to aesthetic and a playfulness of contrasts to create surprise. Our iconic collections Bridges and Laureato testify to this continuous endeavour.Steering our own course under a focused management team Girard-Perregaux is as it has always been; one of a kind, with a clear understanding of what makes us truly tick. Joining us is like joining a family, where creativity and the ability to think independently will be rewarded in many ways.Girard-Perregaux welcomes your interest for the position of Senior Designer (part-time for a 6-month fixed term contract) reporting to the Chief Product & Marketing Officer.Senior Designer (part-time for a 6-month fixed term contract)Tasks

  • You will support the teams in the various creative activities.
  • You will analyze the marketing brief to identify and clarify expectations.
  • You will share your ideas through hand-drawings, mood boards and 3D renderings.
  • You will animate existent designs to create product animations.
  • You will produce qualitative renderings and share specifications for our engineers and suppliers.
  • You will modify the design according to technical constraints while guaranteeing the fidelity to the original concept and design.
  • You will brief and liaise with external agencies for some very specific projects.
  • You will personalize some models on request for VIP’s.
  • You will manage the collaboration with the Ecole d’Arts Appliqués from La Chaux-de-Fonds.

Requirements

  • You have at least 5 years of professional experience in watchmaking within the luxury industry.
  • You have done some project management in the past.
  • You are curious and open minded.
  • You are motivated to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment.
  • You possess an accurate sense of details.
  • You perfectly master Photoshop and Illustrator and any 3D software. Any hand drawing skills is a plus.
  • You are open to work part time (50% - 80%).