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Creative Digital Manager - Pottery Barn Kids

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PK-13421
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn Kids
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Team

Digital Web Creative is a dynamic team of talented, digital marketing designers and digital production artists. We work closely with our copy counterparts to make our catalogs, emails and marketing assets come alive with the Pottery Barn Kids' brand voice. We also collaborate closely with our cross-functional partners in eCom, Development, Brand Marketing, Photo Studio and PR to name a few! We are all about sharing creative ideas and supporting each other to not only do our best work, but also to build a strong sense of family and community. Come join us!

About the Role

The Creative Digital Manager will work on and oversee creative designs and developments for the website, mobile site, emails, emarketing and will manage the digital team.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Oversee creative designs for PotteryBarnKids.com
* Work with Creative Director to strategize and introduce new and innovative digital designs and features.
* Manage design and creative deliverables to schedule, including internal milestones and freelance and vendor milestones.
* Develop and evolve process as business and creative needs change.
* Performance manage Senior Designers, delivering continual coaching and feedback.
* Develop and coach Junior Designers and temps.
* Represent ideas and process at partner meetings.
* Oversee integration of creative with partner teams.
* Continually drive and evolve brand standards for the design of the website.
* Develop strategies for new mobile and website functionality, efficiency and programs, and actively contribute to planning conversations and decision about functionality, new programs and design.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because...

* You have a bachelor's degree in Visual, Web or Graphic Design
* You have a demonstrated record of bringing new ideas to fruition.
* Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and InVision
* Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks.
* Outstanding communication skills.
* Meticulous attention to detail and work well within tight deadlines.
* Knowledge of HTML for email and email design best practices.
* Familiarity with current online advertising practices and functionality.
* 4-6 years of digital design experience, preferably in retail brands

Technical Competencies required:

* Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver
* Sketch and InVision
* Clear knowledge of Dreamweaver
* HTML, CSS and coding

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration).

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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