Design Director

Skills/experience
— A solid and strong personal portfolio.
— BA degree in Graphic Design or equivalent practical experience.
— Minimum 6 years experience within an agency or similar organisation.
— Prior experience of digital branding projects.
— Ability to work independently and within a team as required.
— Great understanding of composition, grid systems, typography, colors and passionate about digital, visual identity and clean, functional design.
— Attention to detail, organized and understanding the importance of exceptional production throughout projects.

About Kurppa Hosk:
Founded in 2009, Kurppa Hosk is a fast-moving and human-centered design agency. We collaborate with forward-looking businesses and brands that are in the process of change. We help them to facilitate this change by defining and designing purpose-driven experiences that strengthen relationships with users, customers, employees and society at large.

We do it through our approach Business Artistry. It intertwines business thinking and insight with imagination, intuition, iteration, beauty and meticulous craftsmanship. Because we believe that truly transformational ideas are conceived in the intersection between the linear and non-linear, the rational and irrational. Our Business Artistry approach is applied across industries, cultures, markets, channels and technologies.

Our client list include SEB, Intrum, Tele2, Armani, Pinterest to name a few.

To apply, please send your portfolio, CV and a couple of lines about yourself to jobs@kurppahosk.com.

This is a full time position, with an immediate start — we’re however willing to wait for the right candidates. International applicants are welcome.

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We are super proud and excited to announce we’ve been appointed Djurgården Fotboll’s new branding partner.

Hello Doctor!

Kurppa Hosk is proud to partner up with the world’s most visited low carb site — DietDoctor.

No more Frank

New communication concept for Tele2 with Edelman Deportivo.

One of the most famous communication concepts in Sweden in the 2000s, Frank the (cheap) sheep, have come to an end. In collaboration with creative partner Edelman Deportivo, Tele2’s PR agency, we got the honor to be a part of the promotion that starts this week. Featuring none other than actor Joel Kinnaman.

See more on:

http://nojdigmedmer.tele2.se

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Live in Paris!

Armanis first ever fashion show outside Italy.

We’ve been working with Armani on a project called EALiveInParis —  a digital campaign running up to Armanis first ever fashion show outside Italy in Paris on the 3rd of October. The content has been produced together with Hunger Magazine in London. Check it out at:

http://alive.armani.com/emporio-armani-live-paris/

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Welcome SEB!

We’re happy to announce that we’ve been appointed leading Scandinavian bank SEB’s new design agency.

Guldägget nomination

Happy to announce our nomination for Designtorget in Guldägget 2016.

Duty calls

Thomas Kurppa – Jury Chairman at the Golden Egg Awards

The Golden Egg Awards – Sweden’s oldest, largest and most prestigious competition for the communications industry – has today revealed the chairmen and chairwomen that will lead juries at the 2016 edition of the awards. We’re happy to annouce that our co-founder and Creative Director Thomas Kurppa has been appointed chairman of the Packaging and Corporate Identity jury.

The jury chairmen and chairwomen of the Golden Egg Awards is elected by the board of the Swedish Association of Communication Agencies. Read more (in Swedish) at http://bit.ly/1Sllm6o

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Introducing Pinterest!

Kurppa Hosk is superexcited to announce we’ve been appointed Pinterest’s new branding partner.

Welcome La Mer!

Appointed global design partner for Estée Lauder’s super premium brand La Mer.

Front-end Developer wanted!

Front-end Developer with a passion for design.

POSITION SUMMARY

Kurppa Hosk is looking for a front-end developer with a passion for design. In this role you’ll be working closely with our designers and UX, bringing ideas, concepts and designs to life. Our projects range from websites, e-commerce, services, prototypes, apps and brands’ social presence.

If you are passionate about design and development, enjoy testing new techniques, collaborating and have a strong attention to details, pixel perfection and solving problems this is the job for you.

KEY ACTIVITIES

– Develop front-end and prototyping websites, e-commerce, apps and other digital touch points.
– Develop digital design and service concepts together with the rest of our team and with our clients.

YOUR SKILLS

– HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript
– Bootstrap, Foundation, SASS/LESS, Grunt/Gulp and other commonly used frameworks and libraries
– Adobe CS and Sketch
– WordPress, including Custom Post Types and Advanced Custom Fields etc.
– At least 2 to 3 years work experience from front-end development
– Autonomous, methodical and with a meticulous attention for details
– Bonus: Animation using Processing

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

First and foremost you need to be curious and passionate about the digital world and new technologies. You have to be able to handle multiple projects and tasks at the same time – often under pressure. You are eager to learn from others at the same time as you happily share your experience with the team. We have high expectations and a great deal of fun.

WHAT’S NEXT?

Please send your CV and a couple of words about yourself to
fredrik@kurppahosk.com and mark your mail “Front-end developer”. We look forward to hear from you!

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