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Company Description

Depop is the community-powered fashion marketplace to buy and sell circular fashion, with over 30 million registered users in more than 150 countries. Depop is a place for anyone to discover and celebrate their style on their own terms, and to feel good about their fashion choices by extending the lives of millions of garments.

The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in London with offices in Manchester and New York. Depop has approximately 400 employees dedicated to its mission of building the world’s most diverse progressive home of fashion, that’s kinder on the planet and kinder to people. In 2021, Depop became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Etsy - the global marketplace for unique and creative goods - and continues to operate as a standalone company.

Depop is an equal opportunity employer. Our mission is to build the world’s most diverse progressive home of fashion. To do this, we encourage people from underrepresented communities to apply. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We’re continuing to build recruitment processes that are fair and welcome requests for reasonable adjustments required throughout your interview experience with us. Depop supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Graphic Designer, who is deeply embedded in creative design within youth and fashion culture. Reporting to the Head of Creative (Art Direction and Design), the Graphic Designer is a key role in driving Depop's brand identity and visual design through our brand channels and more widely through the business. You'll work closely with the creative team to make outstanding design work that positions Depop as the most diverse, progressive home of fashion.

Responsibilities

  • Drive design direction, innovative creative ideation and execution for Depop brand, marketing, social and partnership campaigns, activations and content.
  • Build and refine the Depop graphic systems and guidelines, and continually manage and evolve the Depop brand identity: ensuring this is central and consistent across all creative projects and platforms.
  • Working on a variable scale of projects with hands on design ability to produce attractive and effective designs across multiple platforms, from print and digital to social and animated design for social and campaigns
  • Define and develop motion graphic creative for Depop’s digital marketing channels
  • Bring strong relationships with external creative agencies and partners, internal/external teams while managing multiple work-streams with competing priorities
  • Ability to structure/deliver outstanding creative presentations (internally or externally)
  • Work closely with creative counterparts and key stakeholders to concept and execute original ideas and stories while demonstrating your understanding of the Depop brand.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Experience in fashion, cultural or agency environment
  • An outstanding digital portfolio demonstrating your graphic and motion design abilities
  • Excellent typography skills, creative mind and a sharp eye; layout and art direction
  • The ability to create motion graphics, and animated typography that excite and inspire our creative community
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering a broad range of design projects including brand campaigns, activations, moving image, design systems, events, digital, motion graphics, print, social campaigns across different devices, screens and platforms
  • Strong understanding of assessing the content landscape for a brand
  • Strong communication skills and a highly developed design vocabulary
  • Good organisational skills that support the rest of the team

Additional Information

UK Benefits

Health + Mental Wellbeing

  • PMI and cash plan healthcare access with Bupa
  • Subsidised counselling and coaching - we partner with Self Space to provide you with the opportunity for a good conversation with a qualified person
  • Cycle to Work scheme - choose between Evans or the Green Commute Initiative to help access a bike for your commute
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - have access to a confidential support network of expert advice 24/7
  • Mental Health First Aiders - we have trained individuals across the business to offer support and signposting

Work/Life Balance

  • 25 days annual leave with the option to carry over up to 5 days
  • 1 company-wide day off per quarter, for you to take some time for yourself and decompress
  • Impact hours: At Depop, we offer all full-time employees up to the equivalent of 2 days additional paid leave per year to volunteer. We allocate this time in hours to help you engage with your community with ease and flexibility.

Flexible Working

MyMode is our hybrid-working model, designed to empower our employees to choose a working mode that works for them. MyMode is composed of 3 working modes: Flex, Office Based and Remote.

  • Flex: we'd love you to head to your nearest Depop office once a week, but feel free to work from home the rest of the week.
  • Office: Want to head into the office more? No problem, you can opt to be Office-Based, with your very own desk.
  • Remote: depending on your role you can request to be a remote worker, and only head into the office 4 times per year.

All of our offices are also dog-friendly! Do your best work with your best friend.

You can also apply to work abroad for 4 weeks of the year (in UK tax treaty countries).

Family Life

Our parental leave policies aim to support and enable parents to play equal roles in nurturing their families, in a way that is flexible and truly gender-neutral. Our full-time regular employees are eligible for 18 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of their child. We also offer IVF leave, shared parental leave and paid emergency parent/carer leave.

Learn and Grow

  • We offer budgets for conferences, learning subscriptions and more. We also sponsor and run a myriad of programmes, conferences and meet-ups to upskill our employees and enhance their journey with us.

Your Future

  • Life Insurance (financial compensation of 3x your salary)
  • Pension (Depop will match your contribution up to 6% of your qualifying earnings)

And finally, as a valued Depop employee we waive all of our employees’ fees when they sell on Depop so you can ship your sold items anywhere in the UK for free.

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