Contact us

 
 

Hong Kong

Unit E, 23 Rd Floor, Golden Sun Centre

Nos 59/67 Bonham Strand West

Sheung Wan

+852  3705 2391

 

Shanghai

A1, Anken Life, No. 655 

Chang Hua Road,

Jing An District, Shanghai

+86 21 6298 8809

 
 
 
 
 
 

Join us

We’re always looking for talented people to join us.

 
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Strategist•Copywriter•Graphic Designer•Interactive Designer•Store Designer•Account Manager

If you’d like to work for Brand Absolute please send us your resume. hr@brandabsolute.com

 
 
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Job descriptions

 
 

Junior space designer

Starting date: 1st February 2019

Overview

Exciting position in interior design with fast-growing branding & design agency. Stationed in Hong Kong.

Role and responsibility

As a Junior Space Designer your primary mission will be to assist the Senior Interior Design Manager to create, manage and execute our customers’ retail design and visual merchandising.

Projects will range from flagship stores to counters and pop-up stores mostly in shopping malls or travel retail, both in Hong Kong and China.

About the job

  • Develop space plans using software such as Sketch up, Illustrator, Photoshop

  • Generate furniture plans and specifications including 3D’s and elevations

  • Develop color schemes with material and finish selections

  • Communicate with factories about pricing and technical details

  • Manage projects on time and with high quality standards

  • Source, manage and update a materials library

  • Cooperate with other interior and graphic designers

  • Participate in ideas generation and researches

  • Contribute in meetings or brainstorms with innovative ideas

  • Other duties as may arise from time to time

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts or equivalent; specialization in Space design. Additional knowledge of Product design would be considered as an advantage

  • Proficient in major interior design software:

    • Mandatory: Sketch up, Illustrator, Photoshop

    • Optional: Auto cad, 3D Max

  • Creative and energetic

  • Problem solver with a desire to learn

  • Very good team player with good interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

  • Good English proficiency

  • Experience in Cosmetics industry is a plus.

  • Experience in Promotional spaces and Displays also a plus.

Contact

 If you are interested in this position, please send us your resume and portfolio:

Xavier Van Gaver | xvangaver@sinaretail.com | +86 138 1674 7693 | +852 6598 0420

 

 

Junior graphic designer - internship

Starting date: 1st February 2019

Overview

6-month internship in graphic design with fast-growing branding & design agency. Stationed in Hong Kong.

Role and responsibility

As a Graphic Design intern, your primary mission will be to assist the Senior Interior Design Manager and Graphic Design Manager to understand our customers’ needs and product requirements and transform that understanding into visual assets for retail, print and digital.

About the job

  • Develop Graphics for multiple design projects: mostly Shops furniture and displays but also Branding, Logo, Illustration, Editorial Design, Packaging, Stationery and PPT/Keynote presentation

  • Participate in and help on multiple projects, from concept through completion

  • Participate in ideas generation and researches

  • Contribute in meetings or brainstorms with innovative content ideas

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts or equivalent; specialization in Graphic design

  • Good knowledge of Industry Standard Tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) + keynote / ppt

  • Curious and Passionate about Culture and Visual Communication

  • Attention to details, rigorous, reactive, creative

  • Ability to take initiatives and solve problems

  • Must be a team player and also have a good independence of work, an active work attitude, well organized and a strong sense of responsibility

  • Good English proficiency

 

Contact

If you are interested in this position, please send us your resume and portfolio to :

Xavier Van Gaver | xvangaver@sinaretail.com | +86 138 1674 7693 | +852 6598 0420

 

 

 

Overview

Newly created position in retail design with fast-growing branding & design agency.Stationed in Shanghai.

Role and responsibility

Reporting to the founders and multi-tasking over a number of projects, you will be in charge of the retail staging / scenography projects of the agency both in Hong Kong and China.

In a very lean and fast-paced environment, your main goal will be to conceptualize, create, develop and follow up the execution of temporary retail projects and activations. Your role will be the pivotal as part of a task force including marketing, graphic design , Digital and retail design.

To succeed in this position, you should have excellent creative skills, be resourceful, energetic, adaptable, and organized with the ability to work in a team.

About the job

  • Create imaginative and eye-catching temporary scenography of Brand / Product launch or animations to attract the attention of customers and encourage them to buy.

  • These attractive staging designs can be used in retail stores, department stores, shopping malls, travel retail, trade shows, pop-up stores, etc..

  • Work closely with the clients to gain understanding of their brief, products, image, target market and the key-messages they want to convey.

  • Research consumer experiences and current and upcoming design/industry trends/new concepts/materials/innovations.

  • Design concepts using software such as Sketch up, Auto cad, Photoshop

  • Make sure all displays present a consistent image and are in line with the clients’ guidelines

  • Collaborate with in-house marketing team to develop themes and graphic team to design visuals

  • Prepare floorplans, 2D sketches and detailed scale technical drawings and 3D models

  • Present ideas to clients including layouts, structures, display, graphics, signage, colours and textures

  • Communicate with factories about pricing and technical details, consider the requirements of construction, installation and fit-out with an awareness of the properties of materials

  • Oversee the production of the chosen design and make sure the project is completed on time and at quality

  • Provide guidelines for implementation and roll out

Requirements

  • BA degree in Interior Design, Retail Design or relevant field

  • 2+ years of interior design experience for the retail industry.Previous experience with cosmetics, especially makeup, is a strong advantage.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal communication skills in order to present ideas to clients and colleagues. Able to work well in a team with good spirit and independently

  • Critical thinking and practical with problem solving skills

  • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a results-driven environment

  • Aware of current trends and activities in design, fashion and culture

  • Fluent in English.Mandarin is a plus

  • Proficient in major interior design software: Auto cad, 3D Max and Photoshop; Sketch up is a plus

 

Contact

If you are interested in this position, please send us your resume and portfolio to :katiehu@sinaretail.com 

Xavier Van Gaver | xvangaver@sinaretail.com Candice Meyer | cmeyer@brandabsolute.com

 

Retail staging designer

Starting date: 1st April 2019


 

Junior marketing executive (Internship)

Starting date: 1st April 2019

Overview

Exciting internship in marketing with fast-growing branding & design agency.Stationed in Shanghai.

Role and responsibility

Reporting to the senior account manager, and multi-tasking over a number of projects, your main role will be to assist in the timely and successful execution of the agency’s projects.

About the job

  • For each potential or new project, research and analyse clients’ brand position and intelligence on the market, trends, competition and consumers.

  • Assist in the preparation of proposals for call to tenders

  • Record minutes of internal meetings and clients meetings.

  • Translate documents from Chinese to English and English to Chinese (briefs, proposals, presentations, case studies…)

  • Collect visual assets once projects are completed

  • Execute the agency’s digital communication plan across emailing and social media and maintain its presence current across all platforms

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Sales or relevant field

  • 2+ years of marketing or account management experience

  • Analytical and detail-oriented with a structured mindset

  • Very good time and project management abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate with a wide range of people and work well in a team

  • Resourceful with critical thinking and problem-solving attitude

  • Digital native, with good knowledge of social media

  • Fluent in English.Mandarin is a plus

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

 

Contact

If you are interested in this position, please send us your resume and portfolio to :katiehu@sinaretail.com 

Xavier Van Gaver | xvangaver@sinaretail.com Candice Meyer | cmeyer@brandabsolute.com


 

Retail designer

Starting date: 1st May 2019

Overview

Newly created position in retail design with fast-growing branding & design agency.Stationed in Shanghai.

Role and responsibility

Within the guidance and coaching of our Global Design Creative Director, your role will be to Design retail spaces and furniture displays consistent with Brand positioning and DNA.

You will be a key part of a team working alongside our Account Managers , 3D designers and CAD designers.

Requirements

  • At least 3 to 5 years experience in retail Design creation in China

  • Proficient with Sketch up, 3D Max, Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Familiar with exhibition display and counter/ furniture display creation

  • Cosmetics Industry design work experience would be a big preference

  • Understanding the operational retail operations and Visual Merchandising constraints would be appreciated

  • Chinese speaking required  and fairly good english would be a plus

 

Contact

If you are interested in this position, please send us your resume and portfolio to :katiehu@sinaretail.com 

Xavier Van Gaver | xvangaver@sinaretail.com Candice Meyer | cmeyer@brandabsolute.com