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Signage Coordinator - Williams Sonoma

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: WS-15078
Area of Interest: Visual Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Williams-Sonoma
Position Type: Full-time


About the Team

The Signage Coordinator position reports to the Signage Manager and is part of the Visual Merchandising team for Williams Sonoma and Williams Sonoma Home. We are a fun team of visual merchandisers, graphic designers, production artists and project managers who love to work together to make the stores shine! Our job is to work together to align visual floorsets with printed marketing. In doing so, we love to laugh together and share creative wisdom!

About the Role

In the Signage Coordinator role, you will be responsible for producing all in-store signage for the Williams Sonoma and Williams Sonoma Home brands. You will work cross functionally with visual merchandising partners, graphic designers, and merchants to produce and order all signage for the stores. You will work with the Signage Manager to manage timelines and schedule signage proofing with merchant teams. In this role, you will develop file organization, typography, eye for detail, time management and project scheduling skills.

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

* Work in templates to produce feature, perimeter, outlet, and markdown/promotional signage
* Update signage weekly, monthly and seasonally to coordinate with relevant holidays
* Fulfill any special sign requests and price changes as needed for all stores
* Produce new templates for store signage as needed based on creative standards
* Schedule proofing phases with project manager and merchant teams
* Coordinate and send files to print vendors for delivery to stores
* Maintain signage filing systems

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...

* You have a Bachelor's degree (preferred not required) or equivalent work experience
* You have 1-2 years experience of producing printed materials
* You have an eye for typography
* You have time management and excellent organizational skills in an extremely fast-paced, high-volume environment
* You have strong verbal and written communication skills
* You have outstanding attention to detail

Technical Competencies required:

* You are extremely proficient on Mac OSX with Adobe InDesign. Photoshop and Excel are a plus.
* You understand typography

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.


Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, 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:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* A bike share program
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Healthy, organic options in the cafeteria and an awesome salad bar
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

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.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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