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Sr. Email Designer

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PB-14309
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time


About the Team

The Digital Creative team is a dynamic group of designers who design assets that set industry and retail trends in the digital space. We work closely with the editorial and marketing teams to deliver email campaigns and all digital designs come alive with the Pottery Barn Brand voice. We work closely with partners across all functions, such as eCommerce, Marketing, Photography, PR, Merchandising and PR. We value a collaborative and collective working environment where every voice and talent are heard and valued.

About the Role

Email marketing campaigns are one of our companies' most effective ways to tell our brand story and promote our product to our customers. As an Email Designer you will be responsible for delivering innovative and forward-thinking designs that are well-composed, on brand and meet the marketing and business objectives.

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

* Design and layout email in partnership with editorial and marketing that tell compelling stories and meet business objectives
* Provide subject matter expertise and implement best practices for email design
* Develop email design templates, styles and components
* Design email and build animations that tell a story
* Color correct or alter photos as needed by campaign
* Share designs, photography and other assets with the entire design team (including the site team, digital marketing and international designers)
* Route all campaigns for approval to appropriate business partners
* Research and implement best practices for email marketing campaigns

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!


We're excited about you because...

* 4-year bachelor's degree, concentration in Graphic Arts required
* 5-7 years of related work experience
* Retail /storytelling experience a plus
* Strong organization skills and highly detail oriented
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to communicate with team members of all levels
* Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced team environment
* You are excited to break new ground and develop a new design process
* You love technology and how it makes designing more efficient

Technical Competencies required:

* Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
* Experience with / working knowledge of Sketch
* Experience with InVision or a like prototyping tool
* Basic understanding of HTML, ability to hand-code a plus

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).

This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.


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.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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