ART DIRECTOR

nss factory-Milan

nss factory is currently seeking an Art Director based in Milan. The ideal candidate will be a team player and team leader  who can generate clear ideas and organize the copywriter, producing sketches, storyboards, art layouts with a coherent flow. It needs to understand marketing initiatives, strategic positioning, and target audience.
We look for a creative art director who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and loves the challenge of discovering what are consumers’ needs and values. The candidate will cooperate with a design-savvy team and will coordinate to devise an overall concept. The main goal is to translate marketing and branding strategies into innovative and impressive campaigns that stimulate targeted audiences. This key role requires a reliable and self-motivated individual who wants to join an expeditiously growing and highly creative environment.

Skills & Qualifications

- Generate clear ideas and concepts for nssfactory’s clients and in house
- Cooperate with the rest of the creative team across different types of media
- Manage and delegate responsibilities to other designers and provide directions
- Determine how best to represent a concept visually choosing which photographs, art, or other design elements to use
- Review, coordinate and approve designs, artwork, photography, and graphics developed by other staff members
- The candidate knows how to direct, inspire, coordinate and create a coherent communication between all the collaborators 
- Talk to nss factory clients to develop an artistic approach and style in line with their identity
- She / He needs to direct all the post-production elements, therefore knowing well the time, tasks and goal
- The Art director represents the contact person for shootings / videos during the presentation of the project, during the work and at the end of it all

Requirements

- Proven working experience as Art Director
- Hands on experience with logo design, typography, corporate identity, color theory, web layout design, print production, image selection, post-production and color correction
- Proficient use of Adobe Creative Package
- Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
- Incorporate feedback and take/give direction well
- Team player with strong communication and presentation skills
- Relevant education or training 

Please share 

Cv and Portfolio 
Link to personal website (if you have) or Behance portfolio

Nice to have

Knowledge about 3D software (Cinema 4D, Blender etc.)
Passionate about video and photo content

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BACK END DEVELOPER

nss factory - Milan

Brownie is an independent media and production agency (nssmag.com) and an omnichannel platform, that belongs to nss factory. We are looking for a Back-end/Full-stack Developer figure, with the main focus on PHP as backend language. Brownie creates e-commerce sites with unique design, warehouse management for physical stores, and connects all the main sales channels. 
We believe that shopping should be a fun experience, in-store as well as online, therefore our goal consists of creating the best possible integrations between physical stores and e-commerce, helping users making the purchase path unique and retailers efficiently simply sell more products

Qualifications

- Professional knowledge of the LAMP stack
- Good knowledge of HTML5 / SASS / Javascript / jQuery
- Experience with MVC framework, Laravel optimal
- Experience with open sources e-commerce frameworks, such as Prestashop or Magento
- Experience with GIT for versioning


Nice to have

- Experience with managing ssh servers
- Experience with the AWS Console

The candidate, demonstrating her/his creative approach, will be able to develop new plugins and integrations, adding functionality to the cms, maintaining e-commerce and pre-existing projects. It will be a full-time job, the contract will be defined based on the role and seniority -- we evaluate project freelancers for a minimum period of 6 months. For the first milestone, we accept remote work, though, later on, it will be required to work on-site.

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DIGITAL GRAPHIC DESIGNER

nss factory - Milan

nss factory, creative agency operating in the fashion industry, is looking for a Digital Graphic Designer to be part of the team. Given the dynamic and multifaceted working environment, the candidate will handle different graphic projects. The prerogative is therefore being flexible to adapt to constantly evolving ideas, tools, and projects.

Qualifications

- Design digital materials in-house, including project presentations and reports, social media content (advertising and organic), website graphic drafts, product page content, display ads, etc
- Designs print collateral, including graphics and images for catalogues, brochures, postcards, in-store signage, gift packaging, etc
- Photographs (and retouches) of products to use in online marketing materials. Creation of social media content, such as static and dynamic layouts for Instagram stories or animated gifs
- Is required a solid understanding of best practices for digital and printed design
- Working knowledge of Adobe suite package (Illustrator / InDesign / Photoshop / Sketch), familiar with the development of raster and vector graphics, all web-oriented
- Share ideas and work as a team member 
- Create a favourable, professional image for co-workers and clients
- Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
- Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and complete assignments involving multiple functions promptly
- The candidate must be a self-starter, very detailed oriented, creative and curious

The ideal candidate will add relevant inputs, implementing their thoughts and ideas. We do not look for a mere performer but someone who creates impact.

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FRONT END DEVELOPER

nss factory - Milan

nss factory/Brownie are looking for a Front-end Developer figure to be part of the web/digital team.

Scope of assignment

The figure will alternatively cover the following roles within the agency: 

- Development of landing pages, mini-websites, browser games, editorials, lifestyle and fashion projects, fashion and coolhunting magazine, and the nss magazine
- Development of showcase sites, mini-websites, browser games for factory customers, mostly gravitating in the fashion universe (clothing/sneakers brands, retail, automotive)
- Development of mono and multi-brand e-commerce on Brownie's proprietary platform, for streetwear and luxury retail and clothing brands


Qualifications

The candidate must have professional knowledge of the following languages:

- HTML5
- SASS
- JavaScript + jQuery


Nice to have

- Experience with React
- Familiarity with PHP MVC framework, optimal Laravel
- Experience with managing LAMP stacks in ssh
- Experience with the development and/or management of e-commerce

We also require knowledge and experience of GIT for versioning. We prefer profiles with technical/IT or communication/design training. In general, we look for people that have a creative approach in their work: most of the time we are dealing with projects that require dedicated solutions, starting from our Brownie proprietary solution up to agency projects. 

Elasticity and flexibility are also fundamental qualities: the projects we work on are varied, from simple institutional websites, complex multi-brand e-commerce to web applications, browser games, or interactive installations at events. 

It will be a full-time job, the contract will be defined based on the role and seniority, we take into consideration project freelancers for a minimum period of 6 months.

In this first period, we accept remote work but subsequently, it will be required to work on-site. The recruitment process will be divided into a first informal interview, the development of a small technical test, and then, in case of positive feedback, a final interview will be conducted.

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JUNIOR DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR

nss factory - Milan

nss magazine, an online Milan-based magazine focused on street and sneaker culture, is currently looking for a Junior Digital Content Creator with excellent knowledge of fashion and the street style's world. The candidate will have to work on a team, managing graphics, video content, social media platforms, and supporting all nss vertical pages: nss sports, and nss G-Club. Flexibility is an important prerogative given that ideas, goals, and projects need to be adapted and shared.

Scope of Assignment

Specifically, the candidate is able to: 

- Manage nss magazine, nss sports, and nss G-Club graphic and video contents, for the websites and the social media pages
- Design digital materials, including social media content (advertising and organic), website  graphic drafts, product page content, display ads, etc
- Design print collateral, including graphics and images, etc
- Photograph and retouch products
- Create social media content, such as static and dynamic layouts for Instagram stories or     animated gifs
- Create coordinated images for co-workers and clients
- Edit proper videos such as interviews/reviews, including effects and animation
- Work with the team to understand the needs of websites, increasing reach, and creating new graphics content
- Share ideas with the team

Qualifications

- Adobe Creative Suite package (Illustrator / InDesign / Photoshop / Premiere / After Effects / Sketch)
- Familiarity in the development of raster and vector graphics, mainly web-oriented
- Create coordinated images for clients
- Problem-solving
- Ability to prioritize and complete assignments involving multiple functions in a short period of time
- Self-starter, very detailed oriented, creative and curious
- Entrepreneurial spirit, relentless work ethic, with a huge desire to be part of the creative digital and business department
- Knowledge of best practices of digital/print design 

The ideal candidate will add relevant inputs, implementing their thoughts and ideas. We do not look for a mere performer but someone who creates impact.

Please share

- Website or Portfolio
- IG Profile
- Curriculum Vitae

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JUNIOR PRODUCER

nss factory - Milan

nss factory, a growing creative agency operating mainly in the fashion industry is looking for a Junior Producer to join the team. This key role requires a reliable and self-motivated individual who wants to join a fast-paced and highly creative environment.

Skills

- Minimum 1+ years of experience in the creative industry
- ADV Campaign set experience
- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
- Resilience and ability to handle multiple projects at once
- Understanding of the nss aesthetic and target
- Good verbal and written communication skills in English
- Ability to work well under time pressure and to respect deadlines
- Ability to think analytically
- Enjoyment of working in a forward-thinking, dynamic team
- Adobe office skills

What we offer

- Motivating, international, and creative work atmosphere
- High degree of responsibility, creativity, originality, and independence
- The opportunity to grow within the company

 

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JUNIOR PROJECT MANAGER

nss factory - Milan

nss is a creative media agency that explores the link between fashion and street culture creating unique projects. We are looking for a Junior Project Manager to join our award-winning in-house creative media agency. This key role requires a reliable and self-motivated individual who wants to join a fast-paced and highly creative environment.

Scope of Assignment

- Planning, organising, and managing client and in-house projects from start to finish
- Ensuring that all projects are delivered on time
- Work closely with the creative team to improve workflows and ongoing processes
- Focusing especially on marketing consulting and social media management
- Study and elaboration of editorial plans and tone of voice
- Plan cross-channel branding strategies and campaigns

 

Qualifications

- Minimum 1+ years of Project Management experience in the creative industry
- Experience in marketing for analysis, positioning studies, identification of suitable opportunities for customers
- Ability to plan cross-channel branding strategies and campaigns
- Resilience and ability to handle multiple projects at once
- Understanding of the nss aesthetic and target
- Good verbal and written communication skills in English
- Ability to think analytically
- Enjoying working in a forward-thinking, dynamic team
- Adobe office skills

 

What we offer

- Motivating, international, and creative work atmosphere
- High degree of responsibility, creativity, originality, independence, and creative leeway
- The opportunity to grow within the company
- Freelancer contract or apprentice
- Benefits to be part of a strong creative community in Milan


Please share

- Website or Portfolio (if available)
- IG profile
- Curriculum Vitae

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JUNIOR SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

nss factory - Milan

nss magazine is currently seeking a Junior Social Media Manager. The ideal candidate will be a team player who can build a social audience and manage all key community aspects of nss magazine social and community presence.
The candidate must have a clear understanding and passion for social, with a desirable track record of managing online communities and/or working on earned media campaigns. Good knowledge of SEO basic rules will be considered a strong plus.

Scope of Assignment

-You will manage the nss magazine’s key community aspects: online conversation and social posting mostly on Facebook, but also on Instagram
- Working with the team to build our social calendar to grow our audience, organic reach, and engagement, drive site traffic and build online conversations, creating interactions and conversations when appropriate
- Working with the social media team to suggest social-specific content to help develop campaigns and stimulate conversations
- Working with the editorial team to identify content that will resonate on the social, and brief creative social assets to grow views
- Understanding and navigating legal requirements for all social media posts - working between comms teams and legal teams
- Work with analytics team to monitor online conversations and develop a right plan for responses
- Understanding of earned social media techniques

Qualifications

- Experience managing online communities and working on earned social media campaigns (the knowledge of Facebook Business Manager is mandatory)
- Proven ability to flag and manage issues
- Great English and Italian written style
- Be a team player 
- Experience working with the content team to oversee the community elements of the site (polls, surveys, etc)
- Knowledge of SEO rules

You have

- Experience scheduling social content, and working with media agencies to provide assets and information needed for boosting or dark ads
- Absolutely must have an entrepreneurial spirit, relentless work ethic, inquisitive approach to everything, and an insatiable desire to be a part of a growing and creative digital and business department

Please share

- IG profile
- Curriculum Vitae

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NEWS EDITOR

nss factory - Milan

nss magazine, online Milan-based magazine focused on street and sneakers culture, is looking for a News Editor. The candidate will join the editorial team in a full-time position, working on daily content and the production of editorial content around the fashion and street style world.

Skills And Qualifications

- Previous experiences in similar or same roles
- Excellent knowledge about nss magazine world
- Experience in web writing and content creation
- Good knowledge of cms software
- Excellent writing and speaking skills in English
- Creativity and passion for online communication
- Passion and excellent knowledge of streetwear, sneakers, and the fashion world
- Critical thinking, the ideal candidate does not work like a machine he or she wants to add its plus
- Problem-solving skills
- Team player with good time-management skills

Also required

- Creative approach while working, desiring to do and learn more: we often face problems or manage projects for which we have to develop ad hoc solutions
- Good knowledge of social media, always adding a creative approach

Task

- Daily content about sneakers and streetwear, fast news, and deep articles
- Management of the magazine's shopping category, daily uploading of new products with all the information requested
- Support the social team to create cool content about sneakers and streetwear (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)

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SPORTS EDITOR

nss factory - Milan

nss sports, the online Milan-based sports magazine focused on street and sneakers culture, is looking for a Sports Editor. The candidate will join the editorial team on a full-time position, working on daily content and the production of editorial contents around sports and fashion (in particular football and NBA)

Skills And Qualifications

- Previous experiences in the same or similar roles
- Excellent knowledge about the nss sports world
- Experience in web writing and content creation
- Good knowledge of cms software
- Excellent writing and speaking skills in English
- Creativity and passion for online communication
- Passion and excellent knowledge of sports fashion (jersey, football boots, and sneakers) and the sports' culture
- Critical thinker, the ideal candidate does not work like a machine (she/he wants to add its plus)
- Problem-solving skills
- Team player with good time-management skills

Also required

- Creative approach while working, desiring to do and learn more: we often face problems or manage projects for which we have to develop ad hoc solutions
- Good knowledge of social media adding a creative approach

Tasks

- Daily content about sportswear and sports culture, fast news, and deep articles
- Support the social team in creating content about sportswear and sports culture (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)

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WEB CONTENT SEO SPECIALIST

nss factory - Milan

An apprenticeship or fixed-term contract is offered. The ideal candidate will join the nss magazine and nss sports editorial team and will be in charge of indexing all articles. The candidate must have knowledge and interest in the world of fashion and sneakers, as well as professional knowledge of all SEO programs and technical tools.

Main tasks

- Optimization of SEO articles
- Scouting topics and keywords
- Structuring a general strategy and fixed-format of SEO-friendly articles for nss magazine
- Reporting monthly all the activities performed and their obtained results 

Qualifications 

- Minimum of 1-year experience in a similar or related role
- Professional and solid knowledge of tools such as Google Analytics, Google Trends, Search Console (knowledge of other SEO platforms is a great plus)
- Excellent writing skills and good knowledge of CMS platforms
- Knowledge of nss magazine, its language, and contemporary trends
- Excellent writing and speaking skills in the English and Italian languages
- Good knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite package (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign)

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