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Temporary Sr Manager, Creative Services

Date: May 21, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: RJ-15525
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Rejuvenation
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Team

You will be a member of the Brand Creative Team for Rejuvenation. We are a team of collaborative designers working in digital (website, emarketing) and print (catalog, signage, & packaging) to bring the Rejuvenation brand to life across all marketing channels.

About the Role

In this role, you will be responsible for consistently integrating a cohesive brand image across all channels -- catalog, web, and retail. You will be responsible for managing and providing creative direction for all visual design from conception to execution in alignment with our business strategies. You will lead, inspire, and develop a highly talented and creative team, at times contributing to creative execution themselves.

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

* Direct the creative execution of print and digital across catalog, retail, and online, maintaining our visual brand identity and ensure we are aligned with seasonal campaign strategies.
* Produce high quality design work for catalog and all printed collateral, store materials, website, and digital marketing as needed.
* Assign projects, provide feedback, approve final executions, and present to senior leadership.
* Manage the day-to-day workflow of the team -- managing tasks and to-dos in Basecamp, facilitating approvals, and ensuring deadlines are met.
* Make final recommendations for visual execution of brand across the company: key printed materials, retail displays, digital presence, and other collateral.
* Set the overall direction, management, and leadership for an energized internal creative team, fostering an environment that is conducive to creative development.
* Establish and maintain positive and productive relationships with outside agencies and vendors, as well as internal leaders and teams.
* Manage associated timelines and budgets.

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 8+ years of experience in design across print and digital.
* Have a BA/BS in related field of study (preferred)
* Have 3-5 years retail experience or have worked with a similarly lifestyle-oriented brand.
* Have a high level of proficiency in Adobe CS.

* Are an excellent team player with an eagerness to do a bit of everything.
* Possesses strong business and operational senses; able to balance and address conflicting needs and timelines of multiple stakeholders.
* Possess strong problem solving and interpersonal skills.
* Have the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
* Have proven success leading and inspiring a team.

* Demonstrate strength in Creative competencies: brand positioning, accountability for results, team effectiveness and growth, ingenuity and idea communication.
* Demonstrate exceptional creative and design talents with stylistic breadth.
* Have strong awareness of evolving consumer needs and marketplace.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes 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. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. 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.

About Rejuvenation:

Founded in 1977, in Portland, Oregon, Rejuvenation began as a small architectural salvage shop, evolving into a manufacturer and retailer of period authentic lighting fixtures and home hardware. With a foundation rooted in timeless design, we pride ourselves on creating products that draw their inspiration from history but made for today. Everything that we do is built on our dedication to quality craftsmanship, whether it is a heritage piece from our Antiques and Vintage collection, or new, thoughtfully designed products made to last. Our customized lighting is made to order in our Portland factory by skilled artisans and craftspeople. Today our product assortment has expanded to include furniture, home décor, textiles, and plumbing for all rooms of the home.

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 role 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.

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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