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Graphic Designer - West Elm

Date: Jan 26, 2019

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: WE-14837
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

­­Graphic Designer: This role is responsible for concepting and designing all branding and print efforts, to be adapted through all our retail channels (stores, e-com, catalog). The role will work closely with art directors, catalog, visual merchandising, and e-com designers. They will be responsible for guiding and directing projects from design concept through to production and maintaining branding and print standards.

Overview/Responsibilities:

* Brainstorm and design new and original concepts for core and specialty packaging

* Concept and design materials related to the catalog and other direct to consumer collateral
* Liaison between merchants, project managers, copywriters and designers for all projects

* Develop identity and collateral for special brand-expanding initiatives

* Collaborate with visual merchandising team on in-store signage, events and store collateral

* Creatively solve issues identified by the merchandising teams
* Work closely with project managers and merchants to obtain all relevant information, technical requirements and timelines for each project.

* Conceptualize and design printed collateral for West Elm hotels
* Occasional aid to product design for type/ graphic treatments

* Review color and final composition on key projects

* Work on style guides and brand presentations

* Illustration skills a plus

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Skills + Requirements:
* 3+ years experience

* Excellent typography skills and attention to detail
* Fluent in Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop

* Proactive, outgoing, and self-driven

* Strong communication and presentation skills

* Very organized, detail-oriented

* Hard work ethic, desire to learn and grow

* Ability to multi-task under tight timelines

* Understand material costs and designing within cost parameters

* Actively participate and help drive the creative process by presenting thorough and well-developed recommendations to meet the given objectives

* Have excellent understanding of the design, print production processes
* Participate in developing realistic time lines. Work from production schedules and status to manage time and prioritize daily workload. Ensure work is completed on time

Benefits:

We offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* Competitive benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance; tax-free spending accounts; same-sex domestic partner benefits; commuter benefits; and more
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

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

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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