Careers

We're biased, but we think our team is pretty great - and you could be a part of it. Our team at KOIBIRD are savvy, curious, positive and a humble bunch. As we make our mark and continue to grow within the industry, we seek out individuals with equal ambition. So, want to work with us? Of course you do.

We're currently recruiting for the following roles. If interested, please email werk@koibird.com with the job title in the subject line.

We are looking for an experienced Art Director to oversee all visual output for the brand. Taking your lead from the founder/Creative Director, you will be the driving force behind the development of the brands seasonal aesthetic, creating unique seasonal identities that stand out as new and interesting while still feeling like part of the KOIBIRD world. 

Responsibilities

Work up and present concepts, mood, and story boards for all seasonal shoots, integrating brand values into final work. 

Lead all shoots and content production including commissioning external shoot teams and/or illustrators, editors etc.

Upon approval of concepts, manage the creative from concept stage through to completion, across all design disciplines within the brand.

Manage the creative team and guide them in the production of all seasonal brand collateral including but not limited to campaigns, look books, logos, invitations, packaging, seasonal graphics, and presentations.

Oversee the day-to-day design work of your team such as emails, social content and digital marketing, approve work to go live or feedback amends as necessary.

Responsible for website design and work with the head of e-commerce and our external developers to make sure design is implemented correctly.

Be personally hands on with design work as and when needed, working on layouts, web design, animation, basic retouching and video editing

Spearhead elevated inspirational visual designs for all our content including website content, promotions, newsletters, site design and marketing and any other visual social media assets.

Work across creative, content, e-commerce, marketing, and buying to synthesise business needs and interpret these into a leading visual strategy.

Own the visual updates to the homepage, choosing the right mix of imagery to communicate our brand personality even when using external brand images.

Work to creative brief, budgets, and timelines

Requirements

5+ years working within fashion retail, editorial or agency environment with at least 2 years of experience in a similar art director position.

Excellent typography skills, creative mind and a sharp eye for detail

A strong understanding of creating motion graphics, and animated typography and imagery.

A long list of industry contacts including but not limited to photographers and film makers, stylists, hair & make-up artists and agents.

Experience of producing shoots both in the UK and abroad

Demonstrable experience of delivering a broad range of design projects including look books, in-store graphics, event signage, email, web design, motion graphics, print and social campaigns

An understanding of the printing process; how to set files up correctly, colour profiling, bleed, etc

The ability to be proactive, make decisions, see the bigger picture, spot mistakes and speak up if needed.

Expert working knowledge in the following creative suites: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Sketch

About you

Calm under pressure, resourceful and a creative problem solver, used to working to strict deadlines and on own initiative

A highly creative individual who likes to experiment and innovate A good manager of people with the ability to inspire and lead your team

Strong understanding of assessing the content landscape for a brand Strong communication skills and a highly developed design vocabulary

The ability to innovate whilst still meeting deadlines in a high-pressure environment

Good organisational skills that support the rest of the teamA love of fashion, design and travel

THIS IS A FULL TIME ROLE.  PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR FREELANCE WORK.

KOIBIRD is seeking a motivated Senior PR Manager to join its growing team. The Senior PR Manager will be responsible for implementing the brand’s global PR & influencer strategy, alongside the development of commercial partnerships and market expansion initiatives.

Responsibilities

Develop and execute the global PR & influencer strategy on a seasonal basis 

Cultivate new and existing press & influencer relationships at target publications within KOIBIRD’s core markets, holding a key focus on new media

Outline & craft relevant PR materials for the season - press releases, PR lookbooks, weekly product mailers

Manage the Fashion & PR Assistant and oversee editor communication & reporting

Define focus markets, media lists and key messages to pitch to editors

Manage all press budgets

Liaise with Buying team to ensure strong editorial coverage in line with key product categories that need to be pushed for the season ahead

Generate and manage all PR events to help promote KOIBIRD’s concept and product focuses in an engaging way

Manage & co-ordinate founder interview & profile requests

Manage and support commercial partnership proposals, with an emphasis on KOIBIRD’s prospective growth markets

Produce and execute influencer & press gifting programs

Strengthen KOIBIRD’s network of influencers / brand ambassadors to help promote visibility within key markets

Experience

Minimum of 4-5 years relevant experience gained within the luxury fashion arena - agency experience preferred

Strong existing relationships with key UK & international media

Pro-active approach to seasonal strategies

Ideas-driven with an excellent understanding of new media

Results-focused with an ability to work independently within a dynamic, high-energy team environment

Exceptional written & communication skills

Competence in managing multiple projects under tight deadlines

Working across some of the most iconic and up-and-coming womenswear brands, you are a true fashion specialist and thrive to provide excellent styling and personal shopping services to our customers.

You must have a passion for retail, driving sales and the ability to deliver high standards

This is the ideal opportunity for a confident individual, who can build a community of customers by providing exceptional personal service.

Responsibilities:

Provide outstanding one-to-one customer service to all clients including VIP's, in line with KOIBIRD standards.

Build and maintain a loyal clientele and be accountable for customer data collection and management.

Demonstrate and share strong brand and market knowledge with clients.

Provide informed styling advice, by offering KOIBIRD’s unique and exclusive product range and excite customers with personalised product edits.

Offer a multi-channel shopping experience, ensuring a seamless and augmented service.

Strive to achieve your personal sales targets and contribute to the overall business targets through upselling and cross selling across categories.

Monitor customer shopping behaviour and stock performance and provide valuable feedback to store manager.

Identify and seek potential new clients and work closely with Manager to build these relationships, suggesting new ways to engage and delight.

Provide individualised communication techniques to ensure the best customer experience and maximize selling opportunities.

Take initiative with performing daily store operational tasks, such as keeping the shop floor wellpresented, merchandising, stock management and deliveries.

Work collaboratively with store management and the wider team to ensure effective and collaborative working environment.

You must:

Have previous retail sales experience in a luxury environment

Have an existing client database

Demonstrate excellent knowledge of the brands we carry; always showing passion for fashion and luxury products.

Have a passion for empowering women to look and feel their best.

Have great interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to deal sensitively and confidently with our customers.

Communicate our values and brand philosophy to customers and team members alike.

Act as a brand ambassador reflective of the company values and aesthetic.

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