Graphic Designer, Print & Digital (2190) at Amyris, Inc. in Emeryville, California

Posted in Design 4 days ago.

Job Description:

Amyris, Inc.

Want to come for for JVN hair with Jonathan Van Ness, American hairdresser, television personality, podcast host, actor and author? Our brand de-genders and revolutionize the haircare industry with the best performing sustainable products.
The global haircare market represents approximately 25% of the $300 billion beauty market and has experienced growth acceleration during 2020 with more than 50% of consumers choosing clean and sustainable haircare products. Enabled by its proprietary Lab-to-Market synthetic biology platform, Amyris has developed and produces some of the leading clean ingredients to lead the transformation of the haircare industry to a clean and sustainable future.
The JVN haircare brand offers unparalleled ingredient efficacy, clean formulas and packaging, with genuine inclusivity. The new brand, which focuses on addressing hair health needs, will feature a proprietary Amyris ingredient, hemisqualane, a powerfully hydrating silicone-alternative that is effective across all hair textures.
Ideal CandidateWe're looking for a multi-disciplinary Graphic Designer, Print & Digital with an emphasis on design for digital to join our growing (awesome) Creative team. This person will bring a junior level understanding across visual design, user experience, user interface design and branding. The Graphic Designer, Print & Digital should have a keen eye for design with strong (room-to-grow) typography and layout skills, strict attention to detail, and outstanding organizational, follow-up, file-organization and archiving skills. This is a great opportunity for someone who loves design and beauty and wants to get themselves fully immersed in a collaborative, exciting, forward-thinking environment. Design nerds and enthusiasts are welcome!


  • Work directly with the digital design lead in translating our brand vision into impactful digital assets across all digital assets across site by being responsible for finalizing and designing digital email blasts, light retouching and uploading of social images, and digital ads
  • Help maintain consistency and alignment in our brand voice and identity across all creative content
  • Organize and communicate clearly and concisely on status of ongoing work, to ensure smooth progress for the working team
  • Assist in brainstorming and executing innovative creative ideas to advance JVN's brand vision under the guide of the Sr. Art Directors
  • Resize and retouch assets with proficiency (Medium level knowledge of photoshop necessary)
  • Responsible for creating global brand graphics and marketing assets
  • Detail-oriented, deadline driven, multi-tasker able to easily switch between print and digital projects
  • Passion for sustainable design in a world that needs sustainability
  • Iterate rapidly and apply a consistent design approach to a wide range of content
  • Have a can-do attitude and eagerness to work with an amazing, joyous team
  • Open to feedback and quick to evolve
  • Has an eye and efficiency for photo research
  • Able to communicate effectively across a multi-channel team
  • An instinct for design trends in the beauty stratosphere and a proactive state of mind

Required Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of digital design work experience (in-house internship experience also accepted)
  • A genuine passion for all things design and branding
  • Basic understanding of web design, photo retouching and color correcting
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite and Figma
  • Strong collaborative, time management and communication skills
  • Self-disciplined, positive attitude and motivated in a fast-paced environment that requires creativity and strong attention to detail
  • Be open to learning new process and tools to create ideas and new content

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Loving beauty a plus
  • Motion graphics experience is a plus
At Amyris, we believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) is essential to our core values. We embrace and encourage an equity-minded work culture, knowing that it is the driving force of innovation that positively impacts our employees, consumers, and communities. And for Amyris, a sense of belonging is what drives our mission forward and is the foundation of everything we do, ensuring a healthier, more sustainable future for us all. Make Good, No Compromise.

Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris' molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at
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