About Artists & Fleas
Artists & Fleas is a multi-merchant marketplace that has been disrupting retail for more than a decade by delivering ever-evolving and extraordinary shopping experiences. With market locations in NY (Soho, Chelsea, Williamsburg), LA (Venice) and online/e-commerce, A&F is committed to community, discovery, and delight in shopping. If you are looking for a career defining position, read on!
We are currently hiring for the following positions:
MARKETING CREATIVE DESIGNER (HEADQUARTERS) - FREELANCE
Over the past 15 years, Artists & Fleas has created inspired marketplaces for shoppers looking to discover local designers #IRL and for makers who want to showcase their creations and build their businesses.
Artists & Fleas is seeking a freelance Marketing Creative Designer to work in our HQ office in SoHo. We are seeking someone that is not only exceptionally creative but also designs for performance-driven marketing. We are looking for someone that appreciates the potency and resonance of what being a creative entrepreneur means and Artists & Fleas’ role in supporting that community. You will not only create innovative and visually compelling assets but also ensure that they are optimized by channel with clear and relevant messaging, purposeful design and a clear and consistent eye for detail. You will conceptualize and produce all assets for marketing (both B2B for our community of merchants and makers and B2C for market customers), including printed collateral, landing pages, email templates, paid ads, social images, in-market signage and more.
Taking strategic direction from the Marketing team, you will design a wide variety of marketing assets from ideation to production, including the website
Ensure that all creative aligns with our brand and marketing objectives while consistently creating fun and inspired materials
Solve problems with innovative visual solutions and a keen attention to detail
Optimize all assets for marketing performance to drive KPIs
Find cost-efficient production vendors and oversee production to ensure quality and professionalism
Layout all production needs for print, in-store and online materials
Consistently contribute ideas at marketing and team meetings
Continuously search for and discover inspiration and best practices
Manage and prioritize multiple projects while meeting all key deadlines
Art direct photoshoots for web products, events and market photos
Expert understanding of graphic design, layout and typography; design experience for both printed and responsive digital design
Understanding of e-commerce, web and blog/content layout and design
A strong visual POV and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
Retail and/or fashion experience preferred
Brand ID experience preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills; copywriting experience a major plus
A high aesthetic point of view and merchandising experience preferred.
Moves quickly to turn around inspired work at a retail pace
Video, photo, and coding experience is a plus
The ideal candidate will be highly organized and detail-oriented and has a track record of showing initiative. You will hit all deadlines with a sense of priority.
We are seeking an individual who is available to work 20-25 hours a week at our office in SoHo and we will structure a monthly retainer.
If you are the right person for the job, please send your resume, portfolio/work samples and a paragraph about why you are the ideal fit for this position and the Artists & Fleas brand, which we will consider as a writing sample. Applicants who have not visited the market or at least spent time on our website and social media pages need not apply. Please send application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org and write “Marketing Creative Designer” in the subject line.
Artists & Fleas is an equal opportunity employer.
Artists & Fleas production assistant (la) - Part Time
We are looking for a well-rounded and ambitious self-starter to join the Artists & Fleas LA team. You will get hands-on experience in event production and management, entrepreneurship and more. The Production Assistant will report directly to the LA Brand Ambassador & Production Lead. They will work on the set up, activation and break down of our Saturday market.
This is an amazing opportunity for an ambitious person to not only build event management skills, but work closely with a multitude of entrepreneurs gaining invaluable insight and inspiration.
Ideal Skill Set:
Possesses a very can-do attitude, is outgoing and very confident
Timeliness and commitment to scheduled shifts
Have a passion for our market and what our merchants have to offer
Creative problem solving and a sense of urgency
Special consideration given to those with any of the following:
Experience in outdoor events, festivals, event production
Social media savviness
Must be able to work a minimum of 2 Saturdays per month. Must have smartphone.
Must be based in Los Angeles and have the ability to commute regularly with their own transportation.
Moving and placing heavy items (picnic tables, speakers, etc) is required.
If you are the right person for the job, please send your resume, portfolio/work samples and a paragraph about why you are the ideal fit for this position and the Artists & Fleas brand, which we will consider as a writing sample. Applicants who have not visited the market or at least spent time on our website and social media pages need not apply. Please send application materials to email@example.com and write “Artists & Fleas Production Assistant - LA” in the subject line.
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
Artists & Fleas is an equal opportunity employer.