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Senior Digital Designer

Date: May 4, 2019

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15403
Area of Interest: E-Commerce
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

West elm has an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated Senior Digital Designer to contribute to our in-house digital creative team for global, reporting directly to the Digital Art Director. This role is responsible for creating high-level design concepts for the daily marketing and seasonal branding of West Elm's digital channels. You will work on homepage, email, and site experiences, as well as owning the creation and distribution of seasonal style guides to our global teams around the world.

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

* Work within brand guidelines to create digital layouts and site experiences that reinforce West Elm's voice through its visual touchpoints for Canada and the UK
* Design a wide variety of digital assets including homepages, landing pages, site experiences, and emails
* Leverage already created assets from the US and resize to global specs
* Establish the look and feel for various promotions that will live across multiple digital assets in partnership with Art Director
* Own the creation and distribution of seasonal style guides and toolkits to be shared out with global design teams
* Approve creative for our global partners in Australia and our franchise business to ensure designs are on-brand with west elm
* Work closely with project managers, merchants, marketing, and copy teams to obtain all relevant information, technical requirements and timelines for each project
* Complete projects both independently or in partnership with other designers.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements

* Bachelor's degree in design
* 3-5 years experience designing for web and digital media
* Strong retail/fashion or agency experience
* Ecommerce experience
* Strong concepting and design skills
* A solid foundation in typography, layout and design
* Strong problem-solving skills
* Excellent visual, written and verbal communication skills
* A penchant for details and organization, including the ability to prioritize tasks, communicate progress and meet deadlines
* The ability to effectively take direction and work both collaboratively and autonomously
* Ability to meet all deadlines under pressure and can react to unexpected schedule changes and fluctuations in workload
* Experience with juggling multiple projects while effectively managing timelines and expectations
* Experience creating gifs and animations for web
* Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch

Would be a plus

* Knowledge of HTML5
* Experience managing other designers is 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).

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.


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