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GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

Poketo is looking for graphic designers who enjoys a fast-paced and creative environment in Downtown Los Angeles. As core members of the team she/he will play an active role in developing innovative designs for products and executing brand-friendly solutions for web, products, and print. The candidate’s portfolio should demonstrate a keen aesthetic with strong skills in typography, color, surface pattern design, layout, with a solid knowledge of intuitive online user experiences. Like the rest of the team, she or he should love art and design.

The Job:
Deliver high-quality graphic design under tight deadlines for products, marketing collateral via print and web. Maintain integrity of brand, including identity, color palette and typography. Lead new product creations and design creating surface design and pattern.

The Person We’re Looking For:
Has a Bachelor’s degree or at least 2 years of equivalent experience in graphic, product, and surface design. Expert knowledge in graphic applications including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and etc.

Application Process:
If you fit the profile above, please submit your resume with links to your online portfolio, and cover letter with salary requirement to careers@poketo.com with the subject line: Graphic Designer & Your name. Let us know a little bit about yourself and why you think you’d be a good match for a position at Poketo.


EXPERIENCED RETAIL ASSOCIATE

Poketo is looking for a part-time retail associate who will work at Pop-Up Store on the West Side of Los Angeles and its flagship store in Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. 

The Job:
Responsible for sales and customer service in an energetic retail store and gallery setting.
Customer service is the main focus: welcoming customers into the store, creating an upbeat and positive store environment.
Process credit card and cash transactions using a POS system ensuring accuracy of the inventory and POS systems.
Replenish products, and keep the store looking clean and displays fresh.
Maintain visual merchandising standards including signage, fixtures and product merchandising.
Maintain a safe and clean retail store work environment and ensure proper working of all fixtures, systems, and equipment.
Assist with special store/gallery events as needed. Assist all departments as necessary.
Communicate clearly with store manager.
Maintain a high level of product knowledge by asking questions and doing research.
Maintain brand identity and integrity.

The Person We’re Looking For:
1 -2 years of previous customer service experience a must in a preferably specialty/ boutique setting.
Excellent communication skills, positive attitude, friendly, upbeat, and helpful demeanor is a must.
Experience with cash-handling and a POS is necessary.
Creative, self-motivated, assertive and takes initiative, dependable, trustworthy and consistent.
Must be able to lift 30 lbs.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on business needs which may include evenings, weekends and holidays.
Must be able to perform all store opening and closing duties independently.
Someone interested in art and design is a plus.

Application Process: 
If you fit the profile above, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@poketo.com with the subject line: Retail Associate & Your name. Include in your cover letter, resume, and hourly requirement. Let us know a little bit about yourself and why you think you’d be a good match for a position at Poketo.

EXPERIENCED RETAIL STORE MANAGER

Poketo is looking for a full-time retail store manager who will work at Pop-Up Store on the West Side of Los Angeles. This is a temporary position that has the potential to lead to a permanent position at Poketo. 

The Job:
Managing and motivating a small team of employees with a focus on customer service and sales.
Responsible for meeting sales goals in an energetic retail store and gallery setting.
Responsible for creating/maintaining staff schedules and filling in for any staffing needs as necessary.
Analyze reports and summarize sales, best sellers, and item/department trends to owners.
Process credit card and cash transactions using a POS system ensuring accuracy of the inventory and POS systems.
Responsible for ordering, receiving and merchandising products.
Maintain visual merchandising standards including signage, fixtures and product merchandising.
Maintain a safe and clean retail store work environment and ensure proper working of all fixtures, systems, and equipment.
Assist with special store/gallery events as needed. Assist all departments as necessary.
Maintain a high level of product knowledge and communication of products to retail staff.
Maintain brand identity and integrity.

The Person We’re Looking For:
2 years of previous managerial and customer service experience, preferably in a specialty/ retail boutique environment.
Excellent communication skills, customer service skills, sales experience, positive attitude, friendly, upbeat, helpful demeanor a must.
Creative, self-motivated, assertive and takes initiative, dependable, trustworthy and consistent.
Must be able to lift 30 lbs.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on business needs which may include evenings, weekends and holidays.
Must be able to perform all store opening and closing duties independently.
Must be able to work weekends.
Someone interested in art and design is a plus.

Application Process: 
If you fit the profile above, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@poketo.com with the subject line: Retail Store Manager & Your name. Include in your cover letter, resume, and hourly requirement. Let us know a little bit about yourself and why you think you’d be a good match for a position at Poketo.

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP

The graphic design intern will design online promotions and marketing collateral for Poketo’s brand, products, and events. Poketo works closely with their interns making them a valuable part of the team. Interns will work on real projects and gain important hands-on experience. No coffee making or running errands! This is a fantastic opportunity for interns to build their portfolios and resumes with projects from Poketo, an internationally recognized artist brand.

Graphic Design interns should meet the following minimum qualifications:
A comprehensive expertise with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
Strong Typography, acute command of color theory, composition, and overall design concepts
Competence in web design, with fluency in HTML, CSS, and WordPress is a huge plus
Access to digital video camera. Access to a laptop preferred
An informed interest in fashion and product design is a must!


Application Process:  
Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and your online portfolio to careers@poketo.com. In the cover letter and tell us why you want to work at Poketo. Please write “Graphic Design Internship” in the subject heading of the email. Internship positions are unpaid but school credit is given.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY / VIDEO INTERNSHIP

The photography intern will be responsible for shooting and photographs for Poketo products and events. Poketo works closely with their interns making them a valuable part of the team. Interns will work on real projects and gain important hands-on experience. No coffee making or running errands! This is a fantastic opportunity for interns to build their portfolios and resumes with projects from Poketo, an internationally recognized artist brand.

Photography interns should meet the following minimum qualifications:

Expertise in photographing and lighting, color correction skills and experience a must
A comprehensive expertise with Photoshop and Illustrator Graphic Design and typography skills and experience a huge plus!
Access to digital camera. Access to a laptop preferred.An informed interest in fashion and product design is a must!

Application Process: 
Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and your online portfolio to careers@poketo.com In the cover letter tell us why you want to work at Poketo. Please write “Photo Internship” in the subject heading of the email. Internship positions are unpaid but school credit is given.

COPYWRITING INTERNSHIP

Poketo is looking for an art/design copy writer who can write and edit content for a variety of platforms – from product descriptions to press releases and blog posts. This position plays a critical role in research, writing, and fine-tuning all kinds of creative content. The candidate should be extremely familiar with Poketo, art, design, products, fashion, pop culture, and also be knowledgeable in social media, online culture, shopping, and blogs. You must reside in the Los Angeles area as this is an in-house part-time to potentially full-time position.

Application Process:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@poketo.com. with the subject line: Copywriting Internship - Your name. Include a cover letter, resume, and links to your website, blog and/or writing samples. Tell us about yourself and why you think you would be a good fit for Poketo.

 

ILLUSTRATION INTERNSHIP

The Illustration intern will assist in designing Poketo’s line of products in line with Poketo aesthetics and brand. Poketo works closely with their interns and makes them a valuable part of the team. Interns will work on real projects and gain important hands-on experience. No coffee making or running errands! This is a fantastic opportunity for interns to build their portfolios and resumes with projects from Poketo, an internationally recognized artist brand.

Illustration candidates should meet the following minimum qualifications:
A comprehensive expertise with Illustrator and Photoshop
Illustration skills a must along with an acute command of color theory, composition, and overall design concepts
Competence in web design, with fluency in HTML, CSS, and Word Press is a huge plus
Access to a laptop required.
An informed interest in fashion and product design is a must!


Application Process:
Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and your online portfolio to careers@poketo.com In the cover letter tell us why you want to work at Poketo. Please write “Illustration Internship” in the subject heading of the email. Internship positions are unpaid but school credit is given.