Graphic Designer and Creative Manager - Retail and Commerce


We are seeking a highly motivated Designer and Creative Manager with a focus on retail and commerce experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of design principles and experience in creating digital and print materials for the retail and e-commerce industry. The Designer & Creative Manager will be responsible for assisting with the creation of marketing collateral, website assets, social media graphics, and other visual materials that align with our brand identity and customer experience goals.

About Mana Up

Mana Up is a Hawaiʻi economic development initiative to grow out local products to markets worldwide. We help Hawaiʻi companies expand within Hawaiʻi and globally through a six-month accelerator and alumni program that curates workshops, executive mentorship, resources, sales opportunities, and a strong community of collaboration.

House of Mana Up is a retail experience that shines the spotlight on the unique stories of Hawai’i’s rising entrepreneurs and the premium brands they’ve built. We feature products from our local makers and artisans that represent their individual narratives. Many of the entrepreneurs featured at House of Mana Up have been recognized internationally for their products’ high quality or innovation.

A strong, local product economy provides a strong fabric to our community and can champion:

  • Meaningful job opportunities for our next generation
  • Diversification of the economy through exports based on ingredients and values that make our community unique
  • Sustainable tourism by integrating visitors into the local market, linking them with our residents and companies.
  • Community giveback and engagement from locally based businesses who know what our community needs most.

We are a dynamic and fast-paced retail and commerce company focused on promoting and selling Hawaii products. We are seeking a Designer and Creative Manager to join our growing team who shares our values of creativity, innovation, and a passion for delivering exceptional customer experiences.You will work closely with our Marketing team to create visually engaging and effective designs that resonate with our customer bases.

Areas of Responsibility

- Assist in the design and production of marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, and product catalogs

- Develop graphics for use on the company website, social media platforms, and email campaigns

- Collaborate with the Marketing team to create visually appealing and effective designs that meet project objectives and brand standards

- Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute to the ideation process for new campaigns and initiatives

- Help maintain brand consistency across all marketing channels and touchpoints

- Assist with photo editing and retouching as needed

- Stay up-to-date on design trends and emerging technologies to ensure our designs are modern and relevant


- Bachelor's degree in graphic design or a related field, preferred

- 1-2 years of experience in a design-related role, preferably in retail and commerce

- Proficiency in Figma and the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

- Strong understanding of design principles and techniques

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple projects

- Excellent communication and teamwork skills

- Strong attention to detail and accuracy

- Passion for Hawaiian culture and knowledge of Hawaiian language and history is a plus.

If you are a creative and driven individual with a passion for design and retail, as well as a love for Hawaii, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our team.

Employment Type: Full Time

Compensation: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 / Year

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