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AliExpress is hiring Graphic Designers from Russia, Brazil and the EU/US

Full-time at AliExpress in Hangzhou

AliExpress Middleweight/Senior Graphic Designer

AliExpress are hiring an international team of graphic designers for our leading B2C global e-commerce consumer marketplace.

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the global expansion of our fast-growing platform. We are recruiting talented graphic designers from the following regions only:

Europe
United States
Brazil
Russia

BACKGROUND
Launched by Alibaba.com in 2010, AliExpress (www.aliexpress.com) is a leading global
e-commerce marketplace made up of small business sellers that offer a wide variety of consumer products at great prices. With more than 40 million products in over 40 major product categories as of March 2013, AliExpress is dedicated to bringing unique products through our sellers to our 3.6 million registered buyers in more than 200 countries and regions. AliExpress is a business within Alibaba Group.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Work closely with product managers, content managers, interaction designers, marketing specialists and front-end developers.
 Localize the design of AliExpress.com for your region.
 Produce memorable and engaging magazine-quality landing page designs, graphical assets for sales and promotions, and banners to support promotion activities.
 Responsible for the general visual look of the content on the AliExpress website for your region.
 Produce designs appropriate for the product categories or project being promoted.
 Adhere to and update the existing AliExpress.com design style in the design pattern library (DPL) to ensure your regional site has a consistent tone, look and feel to sites across all regions.


KEY SKILLS:

3 years+ design experience. E-commerce or agency design experience preferred.

Expert in Adobe Creative Suite (v5+):
 Mastery of all functions and tools: marquee, pen, shapes, masks, brushes, filters, comps/export, 3D etc.
 Use of grids, named layers and folders to properly organize work.

Typography/copy:
 Excellent skills presenting highly readable content (copy) in your designs using an appropriate selection of fonts for the situation (banners, LPs, etc.)
 Ability to take copy from content managers and present that copy into your designs without making any errors.


DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

 Degree in graphic design/fine arts preferred but not essential.
 Must have a portfolio of work with supporting raw files (e.g. PSD/AI files).
 Good understanding of information architecture and best practices of web design.
 Good creative thinking.
 Ability to communicate and work across different cultures.
 Understand the project’s commercial requirements.
 Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
 Ability to adjust designs quickly in response to project changes.
 Excellent insights in visual design and the use of colors.
 Good project coordination skills, highly team spirited, can work to tight deadlines.
 Spoken/written English preferred, spoken Mandarin a bonus.
 A working understanding of HTML/CSS a bonus.

The Alibaba China headquarters is located in the beautiful city of Hangzhou, China.

This position is based in China. You must be willing to relocate.


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