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Creative Assistant (Outward, Inc.)

Date: Mar 20, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15102
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

(Multiple Positions Available)

Location: San Jose, CA

About Outward, Inc.

Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc. (www.outwardinc.com)

At Outward Inc. our vision is to 'lower the friction' with regards to all aspects of the customer shopping journey for our retail customers globally. We do this by offering cutting edge technology solutions that enable new and intuitive experiences and top-notch product visualizations. We are continuously pushing the boundaries of how 3D, AR/ VR, and web technologies will drive the next generation shopping experience. Our mission is to deepen consumer connections with the products that matter and deliver best-in-class experiences.

Summary:

We are seeking a Creative Assistant to help manage our growing customer base. The candidate would report to our Creative Director, and help manage large customer projects, be the liaison with various departments, and bring customer projects to a successful end. The successful candidate will have an understanding of photography, some familiarity with tools such as Adobe Photoshop, and a keen sense for aesthetic details. Strong organizational skills are a requirement. This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join a fast growing organization.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements & Skills:

* 1.5 + years of professional experience with customer service and performing assistant duties and/or management duties
* AA/AS Degree, Bachelor's Degree, or currently attending art school
* Labeling, organizing, and inputting feedback on visual assets into a tracking system
* Work in a collaborative setting across multiple departments
* Ownership of deliverables; proactive initiative on executing work to strict timelines
* A familiarity with both Mac and PC platforms is a plus
* Willingness to learn and a passion for the creation of visual content.
* Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
* Experience in UI/UX design, Autodesk Maya, and/or Blender are all a plus

Outward's Perks:

* Medical, Dental, Vision
* 401K
* Paid time off
* Company-sponsored team events such as regular staff parties
* Fantastic new headquarters
* Fully stocked kitchens with catered lunches twice a week
* On-site gym & game room
* Office dogs! Bring your furry pal with you to work
* Flexible working hours
* Friendly, caring co-workers and management

Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Outward, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the California Fair Employment Act (AB 1008), or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

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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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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