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Klarna

Klarna

Full-time| Stockholm

Full-time | Stockholm

 Listed 14/9/21

 Listed 31.01.19

 Listed 31.01.19

 Listed 14/9/21

Role:

Role:

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then they've changed the banking industry forever. And now they’re creating the world's smoothest shopping experience. They serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world's leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 4000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.
Klarna is looking for ambitious people with significant drive. You should be passionate about your work and enjoy a fast-paced international working environment. You will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level thus, you should desire to go above and beyond to produce the best work results. At Klarna we embrace change, you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent. (Brand) Designers at Klarna are fundamental players in the strategy, conception and design of beautiful and meaningful ideas and products. Bringing exceptional creative thought and well-crafted execution, the designers shape innovative brand experiences and possess broad, up-to-date knowledge of the most innovative communication trends. They pride themselves on making each project as cool as it can be, and we throw in a bunch of fun while doing it.

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then they've changed the banking industry forever. And now they’re creating the world's smoothest shopping experience. They serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world's leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 4000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.
Klarna is looking for ambitious people with significant drive. You should be passionate about your work and enjoy a fast-paced international working environment. You will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level thus, you should desire to go above and beyond to produce the best work results. At Klarna we embrace change, you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent. (Brand) Designers at Klarna are fundamental players in the strategy, conception and design of beautiful and meaningful ideas and products. Bringing exceptional creative thought and well-crafted execution, the designers shape innovative brand experiences and possess broad, up-to-date knowledge of the most innovative communication trends. They pride themselves on making each project as cool as it can be, and we throw in a bunch of fun while doing it.


Details:

Details:

What You Will Do
  • Create art direction and design for visual campaigns for different formats and platforms while maintaining brand consistency throughout all their marketing projects. 
  • Oversee and be involved in creative film and still production with external partners.
  • Lead projects into original and unexpected creative solutions, collaborating with PMs, designers and copywriters to challenge and create the most compelling and successful design or art direction possible.
  • Conceptualize innovative ideas, and pitch them to stakeholders in an engaging and convincing manner.
  • Take responsibility for the quality and execution of design throughout all phases of a project across a broad range of digital and sometimes physical touch-points.
  • Work with different teams and partners in setting the right tonality in our different communication channels according to their design guidelines and brand DNA.
  • Facilitate feedback with a positive attitude from different teams while ensuring relevant feedback is captured, properly validated, and implemented.
You Must Have
  • Experience creating art direction for aspirational brands who are creatively ambitious, and a portfolio that shows bold visual communication.
  • Exceptional design & layout skills, great eye for composition, color, typography and detail-oriented.
  • A forward-leaning attitude. You go above and beyond to deliver the best ideas and refine those of others. You love to get your hands dirty and translate high-level strategy into well-crafted execution.
  • Collaboration skills. You will have the opportunity to work with experts in various fields and will be expected to constantly share and iterate your work together with others. 
  • Ideation experience. Their creatives are expected to bring a multitude of ideas to the table, in a fast-paced manner.
  • Articulation skills. You present concepts and solutions in an engaging manner to internal stakeholders, and you know how to sell a pitch.
  • Experience working with photographers, directors, set designers and stylists, to create emotional visual stories with clear purposes.
  • Ability to work quickly within a fast-paced environment and remain focused under pressure without compromising quality.
  • A personality that embraces new challenges and you should inspire new ways of thinking.
  • A minimum of 5+ years of proven experience, both from the creative agency side as well as from working with product companies such as Airbnb, Spotify, Google, etc, working with design for communication that demonstrates exceptional creativity, conceptual thinking and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional English skills in written and oral communication
  • Experience in mentoring and managing junior creatives is a plus.

They offer you a diversely international working environment filled with talented, creative, and intelligent colleagues. As part of the Consumer demand creation domain, you will be working alongside other designers, copywriters, product marketeers, marketing managers, PR specialists, etc. As an employee at one of the fastest-growing companies in online payments and e-commerce worldwide, you will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level. 

 Note: A portfolio is an essential element of the application for a Design role at Klarna. Applicants who do not supply a link or PDF with samples of their work can unfortunately not be considered.

Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. They celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.

What You Will Do

  • Create art direction and design for visual campaigns for different formats and platforms while maintaining brand consistency throughout all their marketing projects. 
  • Oversee and be involved in creative film and still production with external partners.
  • Lead projects into original and unexpected creative solutions, collaborating with PMs, designers and copywriters to challenge and create the most compelling and successful design or art direction possible.
  • Conceptualize innovative ideas, and pitch them to stakeholders in an engaging and convincing manner.
  • Take responsibility for the quality and execution of design throughout all phases of a project across a broad range of digital and sometimes physical touch-points.
  • Work with different teams and partners in setting the right tonality in our different communication channels according to their design guidelines and brand DNA.
  • Facilitate feedback with a positive attitude from different teams while ensuring relevant feedback is captured, properly validated, and implemented.

You Must Have

  • Experience creating art direction for aspirational brands who are creatively ambitious, and a portfolio that shows bold visual communication.
  • Exceptional design & layout skills, great eye for composition, color, typography and detail-oriented.
  • A forward-leaning attitude. You go above and beyond to deliver the best ideas and refine those of others. You love to get your hands dirty and translate high-level strategy into well-crafted execution.
  • Collaboration skills. You will have the opportunity to work with experts in various fields and will be expected to constantly share and iterate your work together with others. 
  • Ideation experience. Their creatives are expected to bring a multitude of ideas to the table, in a fast-paced manner.
  • Articulation skills. You present concepts and solutions in an engaging manner to internal stakeholders, and you know how to sell a pitch.
  • Experience working with photographers, directors, set designers and stylists, to create emotional visual stories with clear purposes.
  • Ability to work quickly within a fast-paced environment and remain focused under pressure without compromising quality.
  • A personality that embraces new challenges and you should inspire new ways of thinking.
  • A minimum of 5+ years of proven experience, both from the creative agency side as well as from working with product companies such as Airbnb, Spotify, Google, etc, working with design for communication that demonstrates exceptional creativity, conceptual thinking and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional English skills in written and oral communication
    Experience in mentoring and managing junior creatives is a plus.

They offer you a diversely international working environment filled with talented, creative, and intelligent colleagues. As part of the Consumer demand creation domain, you will be working alongside other designers, copywriters, product marketeers, marketing managers, PR specialists, etc. As an employee at one of the fastest-growing companies in online payments and e-commerce worldwide, you will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level. 

 Note: A portfolio is an essential element of the application for a Design role at Klarna. Applicants who do not supply a link or PDF with samples of their work can unfortunately not be considered.

Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. They celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.

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