Navy Peony is a vibrant stationery lifestyle brand born from the creative spirit of Southeast Asia in 2018. We create beautiful and expressive stickers that serve as a canvas for channeling your creativity, emotions, and your most authentic self.
At Navy Peony, we believe that every journey should be celebrated. We aim to inspire and empower people to live their best life and be their true selves, one sticker at a time. We invite you to help people craft their unique lives and experiences through the products you design.
This is a full-time remote position where you will collaborate with a dynamic team spread across Southeast Asia. Your primary role involves creating captivating illustrations for our core product lines and developing impactful graphic designs and digital marketing collateral to successfully launch our products into the market.
Core Responsibilities & Requirements
- Product Design (Illustration):
- Must have strong drawing and illustration skills. Must use traditional media (such as watercolor, gouache painting) or digital tools (such as tablets and illustration software like Adobe Illustrator and Procreate)
- Collaborate with team members, including product manager and director, to understand product goals and design requirements.
- Create visually appealing and relevant product designs that align with brand aesthetics and resonate with the ever-changing preferences of the target audience and market trends.
- Develop detailed product illustrations, prototypes, and design documentation.
- Graphic Design:
- Intermediate photo editing and photo manipulation skills
- Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop.
- Prepare product images for product listings by making mock-ups with product images and stock images approved by the team.
- Editing color, lighting, shape of product image, minimizing errors (blur, dirt, distortion etc.)
- Transferring individual edited product images to editable PSD layers and compiling multiple images to one another.
- Adapt designs and content for various platforms, considering the unique requirements and formats of each.
- Optimize visuals for both print and digital use, maintaining quality and readability across different mediums.
- Create and edit product videos using Canva.
- Ensure that content aligns with brand messaging and maintains a consistent visual identity.
- Intermediate photo editing and photo manipulation skills
- Digital Marketing and Social Media Content:
- Develop visually engaging content for various digital marketing and social media platforms, including Email, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and others.
- Work closely with the marketing team to understand campaign goals and messaging.
- Design consistent visual elements that contribute to a cohesive brand presence across social media channels.
- Stay updated on social media trends and adapt content strategies accordingly.
- Market Insights, Forecasting Future Trends:
- Have a keen eye for market trends, proactively identify and anticipate future design and market trends.
- Provide insights to the team on design directions that may resonate well with the evolving market landscape.
- Monitor user feedback to iteratively improve designs and content.
- Analyze performance metrics to inform future design decisions and content strategies.
- 3-5 years of proven experience as an Illustrator with a strong portfolio showcasing illustration and graphic design work.
- Strong drawing and illustration skills and proficiency in industry-standard illustration and design software (e.g., Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Procreate, etc.).
- Proficiency in both spoken and written English, coupled with strong interpersonal skills.
- Track record of consistently meeting project deadlines.
- Ability to adapt to different illustration styles and project requirements.
- Understanding of diverse audience preferences and cultural considerations.
- Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
- Enjoy a generous paid time off policy, inclusive of vacation days, sick leave, and observance of public holidays.
- Maintain a healthy work-life balance with a 35-hour work-week policy with flexible working hours.
- Access to health insurance and medical coverage.
- Performance-based bonuses and incentives.
- Provision of necessary tools and equipment for remote work.
- Support and opportunities for skill development.
- Enjoy the unique advantage of being part of our small and nimble team, where every voice is heard, ideas flourish, and your impact is felt across the organization. Embrace a collaborative and agile environment, fostering innovation, flexibility, and a close-knit community that values your contributions.
- We are dedicated to making a meaningful impact. We focus on tasks that truly matter. Driven by results, we tirelessly pursue work that propels us toward our most significant goals, ruthlessly eliminating endeavors that do not contribute to our overarching objectives.
- We are learners. We continuously seek ways to broaden our knowledge and refine our craft. While we possess the confidence to deliver quality work, we remain humble, acknowledging that there is always room for improvement. Our commitment to personal and professional growth drives us to embrace new opportunities for learning and development, ensuring that we stay at the forefront of our industry.
- We uphold unwavering integrity in all our actions. Honesty, trustworthiness, and accountability are the cornerstones of our character. We firmly commit to doing the right thing, both for our customers and our team, even in the absence of external scrutiny. We do not lie, cheat, or steal, and we do not tolerate those who do.
- We thrive on curiosity. We actively seek knowledge by asking questions and anticipate the same level of inquiry in return. Our curiosity extends to a genuine interest in comprehending the intricacies of others' work, and we welcome scrutiny of our own contributions without taking offense. It's through this shared curiosity that we foster a culture of continuous learning and collaboration.
- We are data-driven. We prioritize leveraging data to gain meaningful insights, to ensure informed decision-making and continual enhancement in our pursuit of excellence. We believe that if you can’t measure something, you can’t understand it; and that you need to understand something to be able to improve it.
1. Education and Experience
- A diploma or degree in design or an equivalent qualification, showcasing theoretical knowledge in the field.
- 3-5 years prior experience in any of the required responsibilities is advantageous but not mandatory.
2. Technical Proficiency
- Demonstrate advanced skills in both illustration software and traditional artistic techniques.
- Execute high-quality illustrations for product design, marketing collateral, and social media content.
- Stay updated on the latest tools and technologies in the illustration field.
3. Problem-Solving Mindset and Ownership
- Approach tasks with a proactive problem-solving mindset, especially when faced with ambiguous procedural instructions.
- Be inquisitive, ask questions, conduct research, and take ownership of responsibilities, executing them with passion and excellence.
- Efficiently manage time to meet project deadlines for product launches, marketing campaigns, and social media initiatives.
- Provide realistic timelines and consistently deliver work on schedule.
- Proactively communicate with team members regarding project progress and potential challenges.
5. Communication Skills
- Collaborate effectively with team members, comprehending product and marketing goals.
- Clearly articulate artistic ideas, concepts, and design rationale to team members and stakeholders.
- Incorporate feedback and revise as necessary to meet project objectives.
6. Quick and Thorough Learner
- Adapt swiftly to a diverse range of design tasks, demonstrating a proactive approach to gaining the necessary familiarity.
- Exhibit a passion for continuous learning, investing time to refine your craft even beyond immediate project requirements.
- Showcase adaptability in illustration styles to suit various products and user expectations.
- Embrace feedback and make adjustments to illustrations as needed.
- Thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced creative environment.
8. Understanding the Audience
- Conduct research to comprehend the target audience for product designs.
- Tailor illustrations to resonate with diverse audience preferences and expectations.
- Contribute to the creation of visuals that effectively communicate to specific markets.
9. Continuous Learning
- Stay informed about industry trends, emerging tools, and new illustration techniques.
- Pursue professional development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge.
- Share insights and knowledge within the team to foster a culture of continuous learning.
If you are a skilled Illustrator with a genuine passion for unleashing creativity, demonstrating self-discipline, and you're enthusiastic about making a meaningful impact on our audience through your designs, we invite you to apply and become a valuable contributor to our dynamic and innovative team. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Required Experienced Level
Preferred Language (Spoken)
Required Experience Industry
Arts & creative design
Preferred Language (Written)
Probation Period (Months)
Image Editing & Retoucher, Image Manipulation, Image Effects, Image Color Correction, Sticker, Illustration, Water Colour Drawing, Painting & Drawing, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
Noteworthie Gifts Pte. Ltd.
Jasmine Towers, Jalan SS2/72, 47300, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
5 - 30 Employees